Tadataka Yamada, MD

SENIOR ADVISOR

Dr. Yamada holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University and obtained his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. In recognition of his contributions to medicine and science he has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine (US), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK) and the National Academy of Medicine (Mexico). He has been conferred an honorary appointment as Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), the Honorary Citizen Award from the Government of Singapore and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Stars from the Japanese Government. He is a Past-President of the Association of American Physicians and of the American Gastroenterological Association and he has served as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health. He was formerly Vice Chair of the Council of the National Academy of Medicine and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative.

Dr. Yamada holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University and obtained his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. In recognition of his contributions to medicine and science he has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine (US), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK) and the National Academy of Medicine (Mexico). He has been conferred an honorary appointment as Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), the Honorary Citizen Award from the Government of Singapore and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Stars from the Japanese Government. He is a Past-President of the Association of American Physicians and of the American Gastroenterological Association and he has served as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health. He was formerly Vice Chair of the Council of the National Academy of Medicine and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative.