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Takahiro Sakauchi

Senior Associate, Health and Global Policy Institute
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Mr. Takahiro Sakauchi holds a Bachelor of Science in Sports Science degree from Waseda University and is a certified athletic trainer. While attending Waseda University, he gained clinical experience at the Waseda Sports Medicine and Science Clinic, where he provided support to the university’s sports clubs, as well as at Stanford Sports Medicine. After graduation, he pursued his enthusiasm for sports healthcare and rehabilitation in various settings including Dublin City University Sports Clinic in Ireland, GPS Rugby Club in Australia, and Central United / Auckland City FC in New Zealand. Working in countries with different health systems from Japan made him interested in health policy and led him to join HGPI in January 2020. Projects he currently serves on include the Innovation and Sustainability Project, the Mental Health Policy Project, and Health Policy Academy. He also is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at Glasgow Caledonian University and is working part-time as an athletic trainer at a rehabilitation clinic.