Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Visiting Professor
Infectious Diseases Consultant
Department of General Medicine
School of Medicine, Tokai University
Kanagawa, Japan

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • Use of evidence-based medicine for HIV consultation
  • HIV management
  • Economic impact of HIV
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Aoki is a Visiting Professor and Infectious Dieases Consultant at Tokai University School of Medicine. He consults with senior physicians about their AIDS patients and teaches resident physicians about HIV management at more than 10 teaching hospitals.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Board Member, Japanese Society for AIDS Research
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member, Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases
  • Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Honors and Awards:
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare for post- graduate medical training in the United States (1984-1987)
  • Teacher of the Year, Chigasaki General Hospital (1996)
  • Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan, MD (1973-1979)
  • University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Education at Okinawa Chubu Hospital (1979-1982)
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1984-1986)
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Infectious Diseases (1990-1992)
Selected Publications:
  1. Aoki M, Noble RC, Scott EJ, Osetinsky GV. Lemierre's syndrome caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum: a case report. J Ky Med Assoc. 1993;91:141-142.
  2. Boucher LD, Aoki M, Lee EY, Cibull ML. Malakoplakia of liver associated with a perforated colonic diverticulum: a case report and review of the literature. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1994;19:318-320.
  3. Aoki M. Recent Trends in HIV Medicine. Boshihokenjyouhou, Onshizaidanaiikukai, Japan [IN JAPANESE] 1995;31:14-20.
  4. Aoki M. [Comment on 0-157 outbreak in Japan.] Nat Med. 1996;2:956.
  5. Aoki M. Management of febrile patient and appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. Medical Practice, Bunkohdo, Japan [IN JAPANESE] 2001;18:1250-1260.
  6. Aoki M. Evidence-based infectious diseases practice. EBM Journal, Nakayama-shoten, Japan [IN JAPANESE] 2002;3:39-111.
  7. Aoki M. Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy. Miwa-shoten Company, Japan [IN JAPANESE] 1996.
  8. Aoki M. Manual of Infectious Diseases. Principles and Practice. Igakushoin Company, Japan [IN JAPANESE] 2000.