Kenji Yokota is currently affliated with professor at Graduate School of Health Science Okayama University from 2015 to till date. He started his career as a Research Assistant at Sapporo Medical School 1987-1992, later as an Assistant Professor at Okayama University Medical School 1992-1998 then as a Lecturer ar Graduate School of Medicine Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University 1998-2005 and as an Associate Professor at Graduate School of Health Science Okayama University 2005-20015. He owns membership at Japanese Society for Bacteriology, The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, The Japanese Society for Helicobacter Research, The Japanese Society for Infection Prevention and Control. His research filed includes Bacteriology, Immunology, and hospital infection. His research projects focuses on Helicobacter and Gut disease, Behcet’s disease and oral streptococcus, Intestinal absorption of Clostridium toxin, Macrophage fuction and bacterial infection.
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Leadership, Communication and Intercultural Training
Special Issue Information
This special issue partners with the International Network of Health Workforce Education on “Leadership, Communication and Intercultural Education for Health Professionals” which is aligned to the theme of the European Conference on Health Workforce Education and Research, Athens 2018 (http://inhwe.org/athens-2018). These interconnected topics are at the very top of political and research agendas. Health professionals are dealing with constant changes to both the health systems they work in and the patients they serve. Equipping the health workforce with the skills to deal with this change is of the upmost importance for healthcare educators, researchers and policy makers. Leadership, Communication and Intercultural Education are three distinct but interrelated topics that are assisting health professionals adapt to their changing environment.
List of topics include
- Interprofessional education
- Nursing education
- Experiential learning
- Intercultural training
Dr. Smith is the director of the International Network for Health Workforce Education, a free inter-professional and multi-stakeholder membership community that brings together healthcare educators, researchers and policy makers from all disciplines. The overall aim of the Network is to improve the education and training provided to health workforce professionals across the globe by increasing inter-disciplinary dialogue, problem solving and knowledge sharing. David has worked at both National and European level in the fields of health professional education, healthcare management and clinical & corporate governance. David is especially interested in knowledge transfer between stakeholders and turning policy into practice.
Assistant Professor at Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia; Visiting Professor at Department of Neurology, Psychiatry, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Sofia University; Visiting professor at Medical College - Sofia. Dr. Nikolai Hristov has almost 15 years of experience teaching public health at university level in Bulgaria, as well as practical experience working in national public health institutions. His areas of scientific interests include public health, epidemiology, health policy, economics of healthcare, medical education.