Dr. Jiro Hata - Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
Dr. Jiro Hata is a Professor and the Department Head of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Kawasaki Medical School in Japan. Dr. Hata received his medical degree from Jichi Medical University’s School of Medicine and since 2006 has taught at the Kawasaki Medical School. Dr. Hata leads several research areas and specializes in Ultrasound diagnosis of the digestive tract, Ultrasound diagnosis of acute abdomen, and gastrointestinal motility. Dr. Hata is a leading advisor and innovator to the Canon Research Team. His recent explorations in Ultrasound technology have been implemented into Canon Medical Systems’ Ultrasound systems. Dr. Hata is also an Executive Trustee member of the Japanese Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine. He is a board member of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, and the Japanese Society for Abdominal Emergency Medicine.