A risk of airborne transmission of PRRSV is real, and air filtration can significantly reduce its risk. Area regional approach on PRRSV control/elimination indicates our direction where we should move forward in future.
University of Minnesota . United States
1993-1999: Azabu University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Japan
DVM (Degree of Veterinary Medicine)
1999-2003: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical and Population Sciences, United States
PhD: Transmission of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus by non-porcine vectors
2004-2006: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Japan, Marketing Department, Swine Technical Services Manager
2006-2007: Global Pig Farms, Inc., Farm Consulting Division
2007-current: University of Minnesota Swine Disease Eradication Center, Visiting scientist
Swine Extension & Consulting Japan, President
1994: A scholarship student of the year in School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University, Japan.
1999: Ochi award (given to the top senior student in School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University, Japan.)
2001: The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Veterinary Graduate Student Scholarship Awards.
2002: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Best Poster Award on Points of Pride Research Day.
2003: Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease (CRWAD) Graduate Student Award
Knowledge, skills, & experiences:
- Veterinary medicine for swine
- Prevention, control, and eradication of PRRSV (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus)
- Experiences on global swine biological business industry
- Experiences on swine production business industry
- Public speech experiences on number of international/domestic swine conference
- Publishing a number of peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals, and articles in industry magazines
Updated CV 16-Feb-2011