Tomohito ShibataManager, Health and Global Policy Institute
Born in 1984 in Chiba prefecture. Graduated from Hokkaido College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2008. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from that same school in 2013. He provided developmental support for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and regenerative medicine products at the Clinical Research and Medical Innovation Center at Hokkaido University and the Clinical Research and Medical Innovation Center at Hokkaido University Hospital from 2013 to 2016. He then joined the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) from 2016 to 2019, where he provided drug approval examinations as a member of their Office of New DrugsⅡ. He joined HGPI in April 2019 where he manages projects on measures against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), rebalancing innovation and sustainability in the healthcare system, and mental health.