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Executive Director (President of the NIHN)

Keiichi Abe


Yukari Takemi







Director for Research Coordination and Evaluation

Hikaru Fukuda


Research Department

Department of Nutritional Epidemiology and Shokuiku Chief Hidemi Takimoto


Researcher Kouichi Yamada
  Section of the National Health and Nutrition Survey Head  Hidemi Takimoto* 
Chief Researcher Emiko Okada
    Researcher Aki Saito 
    Researcher  Nay Chi Htun 


Section of the Dietary Reference Intakes

Head Nobuyo Tsuboyama-Kasaoka
  Section of Nutritional Care and Management Head Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata
  Section of Shokuiku Head Kayo Kurotani

Department of Physical Activity Research


Motohiko Miyachi


Section of Exercise Guideline


Haruka Murakami


Section of Physical Activity Assessment


Susumu Sawada

    Researcher  Yuko Gando 

Department of Clinical Nutrition

Chief Naoto Kubota*
Section of Metabolic Syndrome Head Tetsuya Kubota*
    Researcher  Kikue Todoroki 


Section of Nutritional Therapy


Mariko Inoue 

Department of Nutrition and Metabolism

Chief Shigeho Tanaka


Section of Energy Metabolism

Head Shigeho Tanaka*
Researcher Toshimasa Osaka
    Researcher  Yosuke Yamada 
Section of Major Nutrients Head Tomomi Yamazaki

Department of Food Function and Labeling


Keizo Umegaki


Section of Food Component Analysis


Jun Takebayashi

    Researcher  Ippei Suzuki 
Section of Food and Nutrition Labeling Head Keizo Umegaki*


Section of Food Function


Yuko Tousen

Section of Information Network of Health Food Head Tsuyoshi Chiba
Researcher Yoko Sato
Information and Exernal Department


International Center for Nutrition and Information


Nobuo Nishi

Section of International Nutrition Research and Development Head Miki Miyoshi
    Researcher Chisa Shinsugi

Section of Biostatistical Research


Nobuo Nishi* 

Researcher Nayu Ikeda

Section of Training and Partnership


Nobuo Nishi

Senior Researcher

Nobuyo Tsuboyama-Kasaoka* 

  Section of Nutrition Informatics and Technology  Head

Kouichi Hirota 







Administrative Department


Department of General Affairs

General Affairs Section of the NIHN
Accounting Section of the NIHN


Departmnt of Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Section

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