[December 2, 2011 3:07PM]The other day, [my team and I] were finally able to submit a report on our medical assistance in the disaster sites over the past year, as well as the issues we will be facing from now on and specific cases that need the government’s attention to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.We need to have them build as many new hospit […]
[October 15, 2011 6:24PM]I went to Minamisanriku in the end of September to perform health check-ups and to help with night shifts at a hospital. The role of medical workers seems to have changed quite a bit from the period right after the earthquake and now.When I climbed up an embankment at Minamisanriku and looked across the landscape, there was nothing […]
[September 17, 2011 9:23PM]In the midst of these terribly hot last days of Summer, half a year has passed since the earthquake.Since then, I have returned to the basics and studied disaster medical care all over again, and I am spending my days doing research and doing clinical work with the intent of becoming certified in sanitation and medical care for con […]
I was featured on yesterday’s RedEye. Thanks, Jessica Galliart! (Here’s the original photo. Photoception.)Illinois residents: The Art Institute of Chicagois free Thursday evenings! (Gotta love free museum days.)"This is a sculpture?" -Dad.And something I learned (or, at least, was happily reminded of) this past week: We are all really weird.
This June LACMA received a wonderful gift of over 500 posters from Marc Treib, professor emeritus of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to his notable career as a historian of architecture and landscape, Treib is an accomplished graphic designer whose work has been the subject of several exhibitions and international publicat […]