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Dr. Soki Kikukawa Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Kikukawa has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the psychiatric industry

Dr. Kikukawa has dedicated himself to the practice of psychiatry for many years, most recently serving with the Kyoto Min-iren Chuo Hospital in Japan.

    KYOTO, JAPAN, June 28, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Soki Kikukawa a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kikukawa celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Kikukawa has dedicated himself to the practice of psychiatry for many years, most recently serving with the Kyoto Min-iren Chuo Hospital in Japan. Hospitals often require psychiatrists on staff to treat patients who have emotional disorders, especially those recovering from grievous wounds or those who have received trauma to the head. Dr. Kikukawa's service into rehabilitation softens the blow and affords a valuable metric for physicians. In Japan,the number of elderly people suffering from dementia continues to grow. Accordingly, the ratios of elderly dementia patient in hospitals increase year by year, and a dementia specialist is required for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment of dementia more and more. He has contributed as a dementia specialist and instructor.

In 1959, Dr. Kikukawa was born in Osaka, Japan. He attended the School of Medicine at Yamaguchi University, earning a BA in medicine in 1984, and was certified medical license by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan. Dr. Kikukawa matriculated at Kyoto University to earn a BA in economics in 1990 and a BA in science in 1993. He also matriculated at the Graduate School of Medicine at Kyoto University to earn a PhD in1999. He majored in basic brain science research. He et al demonstrated for the first time that marked axonal regeneration occurs spontaneously in ascending pathways (the dorsal column projections) of the central nervous system using infant rats.

In 2000, Dr. Kikukawa went on to the Matsuyama Cardiovascular Medical Center, and began to serve as a staff psychiatrist for Nishi Ube Hospital. He became a staff psychiatrist for Ogori Makihara Hospital in 2005. While attending at Ogori Makihara Hospital, Dr. Kikukawa and his wife, Reiko Kikukawa, conducted a study on sodium valproate with seven patients in a convalescent rehabilitation ward. Using the Japan Stroke Scale- Emotional Disturbance Scale and the Barthel Index, they determined that sodium valproate yielded a marked improvement on the standards of a recovering patient's daily life. He was certified as a mental health psychiatrist by the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare in Japan in 2008. He became a staff psychiatrist for Kyoto Min-iren Chuo Hospital in 2015. He engages in psychiatry generally (dementia and developmental psychiatry in particular). In addition to clinical psychiatry, Dr. Kikukawa also contributes to numerous professional articles and psychiatric organizations. He is a member of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (certified specialist, certified instructor), the Japan Society of Dementia Research (certified specialist, certified instructor), the Japanese Society of Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology (certified specialist), the Japanese Association for Rehabilitation Medicine, the Japanese Society of Neurology, and the Japan Neuroscience Society. For his contributions to the science of healing the mind,

Dr. Kikukawa was selected for inclusion in seven volumes of Who's Who in the World from 2010 to 2016, and two volumes of Who's Who in Science and Engineering in 2011 and 2016. He has one child (Motoyuki).

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Kikukawa has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.


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