Department of Dermatology at Hokkaido University School of Medicine

    This is a page devoted to present educational activities at the Deparment of Dermatology at Hokkaido Univerity School of Medicine.

    The Department is lead by Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D.,   

    He is well known not only as the author of the monograph, Shimizu’s Textbook of Dermatology, which an be purcheased on  directly from Hokkaido University Press (including free shipping world-wide).

    US residens can also purchease the book on Amazon (recommended for US residents only as non-US residents pay shipping costs).

    Prof. Shimizu is also a successful skin scientist and a member of editorial boards of a range of English medical journals including:

    • Journal of Dermatological Science (Editor-in-Chief)
    • Journal of Investigative Dermatology (Associate Editor)
    • Archives of Dermatology (International Advisory committee)
    • British Journal of Dermatology (Editorial Board)
    • Experimental Dermatology (Editorial Board)
    • International Journal of Dermatology (Editorial Board)
    • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology (Editorial Board)
    • Journal of Dermatology (Editorial Board)
    • Journal of Dermatological Treatment (Editorial Board)
    • Chinese Medical Journal (Editorial Board)