Yasuko Iwakiri PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • Course director
    Atlanta, United States   (2013 - 2013)
    The Henry M. and Lillian Stratton Basic Research Single Topic Conference, Portal Hypertension and Vascular Biology of the Liver (June 7-8, 2013)
  • Educational activity and career guidance in Japan
    Osaka-shi, Japan   (2012 - 2013)
    Gave a lecture, entitled "My Academic Life in the U.S." to medical school students, graduate students, residence, postdocs and visiting scholar in Osaka City University Medical School. The aim of this lecture was to share my academic research life in the U.S. and encourage them to go abroad to gain experience and to become physician scientists.

Education & Training

Miyazaki University, Japan (1988)
Oregon State University (1995)
Colorado State University (2000)

Honors & Recognition

  • Clinical and Translational Scholar Award
    Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (2007)
  • The Samuel D. Kushlan Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
    Yale University Section of Digestive Diseases (2012)

Professional Service

  • Ad hoc reviewer, NIH/NIDDK (6/11/2012 - 6/12/2013)
  • Grant reviewer, American Heart Association (4/22/2008 - 5/13/2013)
  • Associate Editor, Hepatology (07/01/2011 - 12/31/2016)
  • Editorial Board Member, Liver International (01/01/2013 - 12/31/2018)
  • Reviewer, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (01/01/2011 - 12/31/2014)
  • Steering committee member, AASLD (01/01/2010 - 12/31/2015)

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