Shu SuzukiSenior Associate, Health and Global Policy Institute
Mr. Shu Suzuki earned his nursing license from the National College of Nursing. After graduation, he enrolled in the master’s program at the University of Tokyo Department of Community Health Nursing and was licensed as a public health nurse. After completing the program, he began working as a public health nurse in Shizuoka Prefecture. There, his duties at the public health center were mainly in the field of mental health and welfare, and included developing a psychiatric emergency response system and engaging in duties related to higher brain dysfunctions and similar issues. His other duties as a public health center member included serving at an evacuation center after the 2021 Atami landslide and participating in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response.