Prof Yohei Otaka
Professor and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Fujita Health University, Japan
Dr. Otaka received his MD from Keio University School of Medicine in 1997. He completed a residency in Rehabilitation Medicine at Keio University Hospital. After Dr. Otaka worked as a rehabilitation physician at several rehabilitation facilities in Japan, he was appointed Associate Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine I at Fujita Health University in 2017. In 2019, he was appointed as Director of Research Center for Robotic Smart Home & Activity Assistive Technology as well as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine I at Fujita Health University.
Dr. Otaka’s clinical and research interests are in the areas of stroke rehabilitation, robotics, fall prevention, community-based rehabilitation, and dementia. In particular, he focuses on the use of exercise/activity as a treatment, and on the use of robotics and technologies in rehabilitation medicine. He has authored or coauthored more than 120 peer-reviewed English papers and 40 book chapters.
Harnessing technology to create real impact
- 9 November, 2022
- 16:10 - 17:10
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