Koji Wada

Medical Officer

Bureau of International Health Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Japan

Koji Wada MD, MSc, PhD Medical Officer, Bureau of International Health Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan Koji Wada has been working as a medical officer in the Bureau of International Health Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan since 2013. He has been also serving as the advisor for infectious diseases in the panel of ensuring security of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games since 2015. He used to work as an associate professor in Department of Public Health of Kitasato University to conduct various research projects such as pandemic flu response funded by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan. He had also served as the expert panel for pandemic flu in the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare from 2008 to 2015. Dr. Wada has numerous scientific publications, including authorship of risk assessment of infectious diseases for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He has received several noteworthy awards by the Japan Medical Association, the Japanese Society of Public Health, and Japan Society of Occupational Health.