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Message from the president Dr. Akira Hishinuma

Executive Council of the JTA

Annual Meeting Record of the JTA

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Message from the president Dr. Akira Hishinuma

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President
Akira Hishinuma

I was nominated as a president of Japan Thyroid Association (JTA) in the annual meeting at Nov. 21, 2021. My term is until the coming annual meeting in 2023. I served JTA as a council member for six years and an auditor for 4 years.
JTA has a long history founded as a study group by interested people in thyroid research. The first meeting was held in 1958 at Kyoto, Japan. JTA became affiliated to the Japan Endocrine Society 1996. In 2020 JTA approved as a corporation by Japanese Law.
JTA is one of the biggest scientific society in the world consisting of about 3000 members and about 1000 approved specialists. JTA is the leading scientific society not only in Japan but also in the world.
JTA is now planning many activities aiming the following aspects and many others.

1.
Nurturing of young thyroid investigators and young scientists.
2.
Specialist approval of many aspects of thyroid disease practitioners, including physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, radiologists, laboratory scientists, pathologists, gynecologists.
3.
Standardization of thyroid function tests.
4.
Supporting women and basic scientists.
5.
International cooperation
6.
Establishment of clinical guidelines
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Executive Council of the JTA

President

Akira Hishinuma

Akira Hishinuma
Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi

Directors

Tomonobu Hasegawa

Tomonobu Hasegawa
Keio University, Tokyo

Koshi Hashimoto

Koshi Hashimoto
Dokkyo Medical University, Saitama

Yoshitaka Hayashi

Yoshitaka Hayashi
Nagoya University, Aichi

Hidenori Inohara

Hidenori Inohara
Osaka University, Osaka

Hiroshi Kamma

Hiroshi Kamma
Kyorin University, Tokyo

Miyuki Katai

Miyuki Katai
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo

>Seigo Kinuya

Seigo Kinuya
Kanazawa University, Ishikawa

Noriyuki Koibuchi

Noriyuki Koibuchi
Gunma University, Gunma

>Kanshi Minamitani

Kanshi Minamitani
Teikyo University Chiba Medical Center, Chiba

Norisato Mitsutake

Norisato Mitsutake
Nagasaki University, Nagasaki

Eijun Nishihara

Eijun Nishihara
Kuma Hospital, Hyogo

Hiroki Shimura

Hiroki Shimura
Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima

Akira Sugawara

Akira Sugawara
Tohoku University, Miyagi

Tetsuya Tagami

Tetsuya Tagami
National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto

Nagaoki Toyoda

Nagaoki Toyoda
Kansai Medical University, Osaka

Hidemitsu Tsutsui

Hidemitsu Tsutsui
Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo

Natsuko Watanabe

Natsuko Watanabe
Ito Hospital, Tokyo

Auditors

>Naoko Arata

Naoko Arata
National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo

>Tsukasa Murakami

Tsukasa Murakami
Noguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital Foundation, Oita

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Annual Meeting Record of the JTA

【Coming Meetings】

65th Annual Meeting

November 1~3, 2022
Osaka International Convention Center (Osaka)
Chairman, Nagaoki Toyoda. Kansai Medical University, Osaka

【Past Meetings】

64th Annual Meeting

November 18~20, 2021
Toshi Center Hotel Tokyo (Tokyo)
Chairman, Tomonobu Hasegawa. Keio University, Tokyo

63rd Annual Meeting

November 19~December 15, 2020
(WEB)
Chairman, Tetsuya Tagami. National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto

62nd Annual Meeting

October 10~12, 2019
Maebashi City Culture Center (Gunma)
Chairman, Masanobu Yamada, Gunma University, Gunma

61st Annual Meeting

November 22~24, 2018
Westa Kawagoe (Saitama)
Chairman, Akira Hishinuma. Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi

60th Annual Meeting

October 5~7, 2017
Beppu International Convention Center (Oita)
Chairman, Shiro Noguchi, Noguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital Foundation, Oita

59th Annual Meeting

November 3~5, 2016
Toranomon Hills Forum (Tokyo)
Chairman, Jaeduk Yoshimura Noh, Ito Hospital, Tokyo

58th Annual Meeting

November 5~7, 2015
Fukushima Prefectural Culture Center (Fukushima)
Chairman, Shin-ichi Suzuki, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima

57th Annual Meeting

November 13~15, 2014
Congress Convention Center (Osaka)
Chairman, Yoshinori Iwatani, Osaka University, Osaka

56th Annual Meeting

November 14~16, 2013
Wakayama Prefectural Cultural Hall (Wakayama)
Chairman, Takashi Akamizu, Wakayama Medical University , Wakayama

55th Annual Meeting

November 29- December 1, 2012
ACROS Fukuoka (Fukuoka)
Chairman, Yuji Hiromatsu, Kurume University, Fukuoka

54th Annual Meeting

November 21-23, 2011
Osaka International House (Osaka)
Chairman, Mitsushige Nishikawa, Kansai Medical University Hirakata Hospital, Osaka

53rd Annual Meeting

November 11-13, 2010
Nagasaki Brick Hall (Nagasaki)
Chairman, Shunichi Yamashita, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki

52nd Annual Meeting

November 3-5, 2009
Nagoya Congress Center (Aichi)
Chairman, Mitsuyasu Ito, Fujita Health University

51st Annual Meeting

November 21-23, 2008
Utsunomiya, Tochigi
Chairman, Tamio Ieiri, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi

50th Annual Meeting

November 15-17, 2007
Kobe, Hyogo
Chairman, Akira Miyauchi, Kuma Hospital, Hyogo

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Special Committees of the JTA

Thyroid Clinical Boarding Committee

Yuji Tanaka (Chairperson), Ritsuko Okamura, Koshi Hashimoto

JTA Journal Editorial Committee

Nagaoki Toyoda (Chairperson), Naoko Arata, Misa Imaizumi, Takahiro Okamoto, Koichi Suzuki, Toru Takano, Tetsuya Tagami, Yuji Tanaka, Keisuke Nagasaki, Shohei Harada, Akira Hishinuma, Sanae Midorikawa

Pediatric Thyroid Disease Committee

Kanshi Minamitani (Chairperson), Naoko Arata, Tomonobu Hasegawa, Masatsune Ito, Hiroaki Inomata, Shinya Uchino, Hidemi Ohye, Kazumichi Onigata, Koichi Sato, Shigetaka Sugihara, Keisuke Nagasaki, Satoshi Narumi, Yukihiro Hasegawa, Shohei Harada, Shuji Fukata, Mako Hisakado, Takashi Misaki, Tetsuya Mizukami, Susumu Yokoya, Jaeduk Yoshimura Noh

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