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List of Executives and Directors

(as of April 1, 2014)

Phone: +81-3-3506-9401
Fax: +81-3-3506-9417

Executives

  • Chief Executive
    Tatsuya Kondo, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Executive Director
    Tetsuo Nagano, Ph.D.
  • Senior Executive Director
    Taisuke Hojo, Ph.D.
  • Executive Director
    Kazuhiro Shigetoh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
  • Auditor
    Eiichiro Hikida
  • Auditor
    Michiko Otsuka

Directors

  • Deputy Executive Director
    Masaki Matsuoka
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9541
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9417
  • Director of Center for Product Evaluation
    Takao Yamori, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9406
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9569
  • Chief Safety Officer
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9434
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9441
  • Chief Relief Officer
    Yoshio Machida
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9460
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9439
  • Acting Chief Management Officer
    Kazuhiro Shigetoh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9600
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461
  • Associate Executive Director (for Review Management)
    Masaki Matsuoka
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9438
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9443
  • Associate Executive Director (for Medical Device Review)
    Tomiko Tawaragi
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9468
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9466
  • Associate Center Director (for Regulatory Science)
    Megumi Nakano, M.D., Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9573
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9418
  • Associate Center Director (for International Programs & New Drug Review)
    Masanobu Yamada
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9487
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9567
  • Associate Center Director (for Review of Cellular and Tissue-based Products, Vaccines, and Blood Products)
    Megumi Nakano, M.D., Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9449
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9495
  • Deputy Center Director (for Cellular and Tissue-based Products)
    Akihiro Umezawa, M.D., Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9407
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461
  • Deputy Center Director (for Medical Devices)
    Ichiro Sakuma, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9407
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461

Information Technology Promotion Group

  • Manager
    Shigeki Hirose
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9485
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461

Advanced Review with Electronic Data Promotion Group

  • Manager
    Mayumi Shikano, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9431
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9440

Office of General Affairs

  • Office Director
    Norio Watabe
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9541
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9417

Office of Financial Management

  • Office Director
    Yoshimi Kato
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9410
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9417

Office of Planning and Coordination

  • Office Director
    Masaru Hiraiwa
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9600
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461

Office of Regulatory Science Operations

  • Office Director
    Yasushi Jotatsu
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9573
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9418

Office of International Programs

  • Office Director
    Nobumasa Nakashima, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9456
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9572

International Coordination Officer for Medical Devices

  • Nobuo Uemura
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9456
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9572

Office of Relief Funds

  • Office Director
    Haruo Okawara
  • Deputy Director
    Yukio Oniyama
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9460
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9439

Chief Actuary

  • Shigeki Hirose
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9485
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9461

Office of Review Administration

  • Office Director
    Yoshitomo Shimizu
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9542
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9442

Office of Review Management

  • Office Director
    Yasunori Yoshida
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9438
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9443
  • Pharmaceutical Affairs Consultation Group on R&D Strategy
  • Manager
    Yoshiaki Uyama, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9562
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9593

Office of Standards and Guidelines Development

  • Office Director
    Mayumi Shikano, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9431
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9440

Office of New Drug I

  • Office Director
    Shinobu Uzu
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9448
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9450

Office of New Drug II

  • Office Director
    Fumi Yamamoto
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9451
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9453

Office of New Drug III

  • Office Director
    Kokoro Someya, M.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9452
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9569

Office of New Drug IV

  • Office Director
    Hiroaki Yamada, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9487
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9567

Office of New Drug V

  • Office Director
    Masayoshi Shibatsuji
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9571
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9569

Office of Cellular and Tissue-based Products

  • Office Director
    Daisaku Sato, Ph.D.
  • Deputy Director
    Futaba Honda, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9471
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9495

Office of Vaccines and Blood Products

  • Office Director
    Tsutomu Urano, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9449
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9495

Office of OTC/Generic Drugs

  • Office Director
    Takatoshi Nakamura, Ph.D
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9001
    Fax: +81-3-3506-1104

Office of Medical Devices I

  • Office Director
    Katsumi Kinoshita
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9447
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9466

Office of Medical Devices II

  • Office Director
    Yuka Suzuki, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9468
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9466

Office of Medical Devices III

  • Office Director
    Nobuo Uemura
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9425
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9474

Office of Conformity Audit

  • Office Director
    Seiko Miyazaki, Ph.D.
  • Deputy Director
    Kiyomi Ueno
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9555
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9467

Office of Safety I

  • Office Director
    Shinichi Watanabe, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9434
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9543

Office of Safety II

  • Office Director
    Shoji Takamatsu, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9435
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9441

Office of GMP/QMS Inspection

  • Office Director
    Shingou Sakurai, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-3-3506-9446
    Fax: +81-3-3506-9465

Kansai Branch

  • Branch Chief
    Atsushi Tamura, Ph.D.
    Phone: +81-6-6374-6820
    Fax: +81-6-6374-6825