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More info on Ryozo Matsuda, MD, PhD

Ryozo Matsuda is Professor at the College of Social Sciences, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. His research fields include comparative health policy, community health development and promotion, and social epidemiology. He holds a Master of Science and a PhD in Medicine from Nara Medical University.

Ryozo Matsuda
College of Social Sciences
Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tohji-in Kitamachi, Kita-ku
Kyoto, 603-8577
Japan

Phone: +81-75-466-3162
Telefax: +81-75-465-8249

Major Academic Career

  • 2007- Professor, College of Social Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
  • 2003- Associate Professor, Department of Human Welfare, College of Social Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1993-2003 Research Associate, Department of Hygiene, Nara Medical University, Nara,Japan
  • 1988-1991 Clinical Medical Training in Primary Care and General Internal Medicineat Kyoto Minniren Center Hospital and related medical facilities
  • Certificated Medical Doctor

 

Education

  • 2002@MSc in Health Policy, Planning, & Financing, University of London
  • 2000 PhD in Medical Scinece,Nara Medical University
  • 1988@BA in Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University

 

Current Research Projects

  • International Comparative Study on Equity-oriented Health Policy(2004-), funded by Japan Academic Promotion Foundation, Principal Researcher
  • Inequality in health in the elderly, funded by Japan Academic Promotion Foundation
  • Asset-based community health development
  • Public and patient involvement in health care