ISS Officers
1) Board of Directors | 2) Board of Councilors | 3) Advisory Board

1) Board of Directors

President (2016)
Hideo YAMANOUCHI

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Saitama Medical University
yhideo@saitama-med.ac.jp | yhideo2003@gmail.com
President-elect 1st (2017)
Marilyn Hebron ORTIZ

Head, the Child Neuroscience Division, Philippine Children's Medical Center, Philippines
malen_ortiz@yahoo.com
President-elect 2nd (2018)
Federico VIGEVANO

Director of Neuroscience Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy
federico.vigevano@opbg.net

President-elect 3rd (2019)
Akihisa OKUMURA

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Aichi Medical University
okumura.akihisa.479@mail.aichi-med-u.ac.jp
Immediate past president (2015)
Hitoshi YAMAMOTO

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, St Marianna University School of Medicine
h3yama@marianna-u.ac.jp
Chairperson
Makiko OSAWA

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Women's Medical University
mosawa@ped.twmu.ac.jp
Vice-chairperson
Shin-ichi NIIJIMA

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital
sniijima@juntendo-nerima.jp | s.ju.niijima@docomo.ne.jp
Vice-chairperson
Hitoshi YAMAMOTO

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, St Marianna University School of Medicine
h3yama@marianna-u.ac.jp
Treasurer
Secretary and Councillor
Mitsuko ITOH

Visiting Researcher, Department of Public Health/Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
moltofelice2005@yahoo.co.jp
Secretary and Councillor
Masako SAKAUCHI

Vice President, Sakauchi Children's Clinic
mako@za2.so-net.ne.jp
Secretary and Councillor
Hideo YAMANOUCHI

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Saitama Medical University
yhideo@saitama-med.ac.jp | yhideo2003@gmail.com
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2) Board of Councilors

Kai-Ping CHANG
Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
kaipingchang@gmail.com
Mitsumasa FUKUDA
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine
fukumits@m.ehime-u.ac.jp
Kazuhiro HAGINOYA
Vice-Director, Takuto Rehabilitation Center for ChildrenをDirector, Takuto Rehabilitation Center for Children, Miyagi Children's Hospital
khaginoya@kha.biglobe.ne.jp
Shin-ichiro HAMANO
Chief, Division of Neurology, Saitama Children's Medical Center
hamano.shinichiro@pref.saitama.lg.jp
Hideji HATTORI
President, Nishinomiya-Sunago Medical and Welfare Center for Children
h.hattori@sunago.or.jp
Masaharu HAYASHI
Research Professor, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Nutrition, Shukutoku University
hayashi-ms@igakuken.or.jp
Shinichi HIROSE
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University
hirose@fukuoka-u.ac.jp
Yong-Seung HWANG
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology, Seoul National University College of Medicine Seoul National University Children's Hospital
childnr@snu.ac.kr
Akio IKEDA
Professor, Department of Epilepsy, Movement Disorders and Physiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
akio@kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Yushi INOUE
Director, National Epilepsy Center, Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders
yinoue-jes@umin.net
Tatsuro IZUMI
Adviser, Department of Pediatrics, Nanao National Hospital
izumit@nanaolan.hosp.go.jp
Akiyoshi KAKITA
Professor, Department of Pathology and the Center for Integrated Human Brain Science, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata
kakita@bri.niigata-u.ac.jp
Mitsuhiro KATO
Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Showa University School of Medicine
ktmt-hro@umin.ac.jp
Kensuke KAWAI
Professor and Chairperson, Department of Neurosurgery, Jichi Medical University
kenkawai-tky@umin.ac.jp | kenkawai-tky@umin.net
Ryutaro KIRA
Chief, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Fukuoka Children's Hospital
kirarin@tb3.so-net.ne.jp | kira.r@fcho.jp
Katsuhiro KOBAYASHI
Professor, Department of Child Neurology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
k_koba@md.okayama-u.ac.jp
Jun KOHYAMA
CEO, Tokyo Bay Urayasu/Ichikawa Medical Center
j-kohyama@jadecom.or.jp
Yoshihiro MAEGAKI
Professor, Division of Child Neurology, Tottori University
maegaki@med.tottori-u.ac.jp
Toyojiro MATSUISHI
Director, Research Center for Children; Director, Research Center for Rett syndrome, St. Mary's Hospital
toyojiro@st-mary-med.or.jp
Masashi MIZUGUCHI
Professor, Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
mizuguchi-tky@umin.net
Kazuhiro MURAMATSU
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine
kaz-mura@gunma-u.ac.jp
Yoshiya L. MURASHIMA
Neuronal Development Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
murashima-epi@umin.ac.jp
Toshisaburo NAGAI
Professor, Poole Gakuin University and College
t-nagai@poole.ac.jp
Nobukazu NAKASATO
Professor and Chairman, Department of Epileptology, Tohoku University School of Medicine
nkst@med.tohoku.ac.jp

Hirokazu OGUNI
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Women's Medical University
hoguni@ped.twmu.ac.jp

Akira OKA
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
oka-tky@umin.ac.jp
Akihisa OKUMURA
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Aichi Medical University
okumura.akihisa.479@mail.aichi-med-u.ac.jp
Yoko OHTSUKA
Adviser, Asahigawaso Rehabilitation Medical Center
ohtsuka@okayama-u.ac.jp
Taisuke OTSUKI
Director, Epilepsy Center; Chief, Department of Neurosurgery, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
otsukitsk@ybb.ne.jp
Shinji SAITOH
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences
ss11@med.nagoya-cu.ac.jp
Hiroshi SAKUMA
Project Leader, Developmental Neuroimmunology Project, Department of Brain Development and Neural Regeneration, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
sakuma-hs@igakuken.or.jp
Haruo SHINTAKU
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
shintakuh@med.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Hideaki SHIRAISHI
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
siraisi@med.hokudai.ac.jp
Kenji SUGAI
Physician-in-Chief, Department of Child Neurology, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
sugaik@ncnp.go.jp
Yasuhiro SUZUKI
Chief Director, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health
yasuzuki@mch.pref.osaka.jp
Satoshi TAKADA
Professor, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University
satoshi@kobe-u.ac.jp
Takao TAKAHASHI
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Keio University School of Medicine
ttakahashi@z3.keio.jp
Yoshihiro TAKEUCHI
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Shiga University of Medical Science
takeuchi@belle.shiga-med.ac.jp
Jun TOHYAMA
Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Nishi-Niigata Chuo National Hospital
jtohyama@masa.go.jp
Mitsugu UEMATSU
Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Tohoku University Hospital
uematsu@bk9.so-net.ne.jp
Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA
Team Leader, Laboratory for Neurogenetics, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
yamakawa@brain.riken.go.jp
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3) Advisory Board

Domestic
Sunao KANEKO

Professor Emeritus and Chairman, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki University
sk@cc.hirosaki-u.ac.jp
Domestic
Tatsuya TANAKA

Professor Emeritus, Asahikawa Medical College Honorary President, Yamabiko Medical Welfare Center
tanakat@asahikawa-med.ac.jp | yifc-tanaka.t@clear.ocn.ne.jp
Domestic
Kazuyoshi WATANABE

Professor, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, Aichi Shukutoku University; Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
kwatana@asu.aasa.ac.jp | watanaks@yahoo.co.jp
Domestic
Masako WATANABE

Physician-in-Chief, Department of Psychiatry, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
wata-ms@ncnp.go.jp
ILAE
Solomon L. MOSHÉ

Professor of Neurology, Neuro-science & Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
solomon.moshe@einstein.yu.edu | moshe@aecom.yu.edu
ILAE
Douglas NORDLI, Jr

Children's Memorial Epilepsy Center, Children's Memorial Hospital
DNordli@childrensmemorial.org
ILAE
Perrine PLOUIN

Clinical Neurophysiology Department, Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital
perrine.plouin@gmail.com
International
Alexis ARZIMANOGLOU

Head, Epilepsy, Sleep and Pediatric Neuro-physiology Dept., IDEE (Institut des Epilepsies de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent) , Hôpital Femme, Mère, Enfant - CHU de Lyon
alexis.arzimanoglou@chu-lyon.fr | aarzimanoglou@orange.fr
International
Raman SANKAR

Professor and Chief, Rubin Brown Distinguished Chair, Division of Pediatric Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicin at UCLA
RSankar@ucla.edu
International
Ingrid SCHEFFER

Professor of Paediatric Neurology, Director of Paediatrics, Austin Health, Florey Neuroscience Institute and Departments of Medicine and Paediatrics, Austin Health and Royal Children's Hospital, The University of Melbourne
scheffer@unimelb.edu.au
ASEPA
Shih-Hui LIM

Senior Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute @ SGH Campus
shih_hui_lim@nni.com.sg | lim.shih.hui@sgh.com.sg
CAOA
Byung-In LEE

Professor, Department of Neurology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital
bilee@yuhs.ac
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