Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Saitama Medical University, Japan
Shinichiro Maeshima, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor in Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan (2007-), Professor in Graduate School of Sensory Science, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Okayama, Japan (2004-2007), Lecturer in Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan(1999-2004), Director of Neurosurgery, Hidaka General Hospital, Wakayama, Japan(1997-1999), Visiting Professor in Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW (1996-1997), Visiting fellow in Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington (1996), Assistant Professor in Department of Neurological Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan(1994-1996). He received a Ph.D. in Medicine from Graduate School of Medicine, Fujita Health University (1992, Japan). Dr. Maeshima’s current work is stroke rehabilitation, especially cognitive functions and swallowing disorders. He is not only a veteran judoist of the third rank, but an alpine skiing player on the active list. Therefore, he is interested in Sports Medicine. He published lots of papers in peer-reviewed journals (100 English and 300 Japanese).