Speakers and Dialogue Leaders: Toru Furui
Toru Furui, PT, PhD obtained his doctorate degree from Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine in 2004. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Visiting Faculty at University of Pittsburgh, Human Engineering Research Laboratories. He received 2005 Best Post-doctoral Research Paper Award, from Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Pittsburgh (2005). He has been a professor of Department of Physical Therapy at Osaka Kawasaki Rehabilitation University since 2007. He has been serving as a member of executive committee at Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Japan since 2010. He also served as the Chair of the 26th Japanese Conference on Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology which held in August 2011 at Osaka City Central Public Hall. He hosted the 4th Seminar of Seated Posture Measurement at Osaka Kawasaki Rehabilitation University on 21st January 2012.