Standing Officer of Ethics WG, Board of Officers, IFAPP (International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine); Board of Directors, JAPhMed (The Japanese Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine; Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management; Vice President, Center for Strategic Research Initiative, Nippon Medical School.
Professor Kotone Matsuyama is Chair of the Ethics Working Group, IFAPP from June 2021. She is currently Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, and Vice President of Center for Strategic Research Initiative, Nippon Medical School.
She graduated from Kyoto University Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science and obtained a license as pharmacist. She started her Research and Development (R&D) career as a data manager in 2003 and she has worked as a project manager since 2005. She spent 12 years at the Translational Research Informatics Center, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Kobe, and 2,5 years as a Lecturer at the Center for Quality Assurance in R&D, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.
Professor Matsuyama has managed or supported many R&D projects initiated from academia, not only for drugs but also medical devices and regenerative medicines.