Junko Tanuma, MD, PhD

Tanuma, Junko 2020 120x160Junko Tanuma is Chief of Division of the AIDS Medical Information at AIDS Clinical Center in the National Center for Global Health and Medicine. She graduated from Tohoku University Medical School and earned a PhD at the Graduate School of Tohoku University. She was a Research Fellow in the Takemi Program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2014-2016. She has a broad background as an infectious disease physician, with specific training and expertise in the field of HIV/AIDS. She is now serving as the PI of the Sexual Health Research Programs for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 supported by the Japanese government, where she leads a team that plans and conducts the programs that will help the visitors and community take STD/HIV tests and preventions during the Olympic seasons and is building a network across Tokyo metropolitan area for sexual health promotion with STD/HIV clinics and NGO/NPOs.