Norio Ohmagari is Director of Disease Control and Prevention at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) in Japan.
He completed his clinical fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas-Houston, USA. After serving as chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Shizuoka Cancer Center in 2011, Norio moved to NCGM which is one of six national medical centres in Japan. He also serves as the director of AMR Clinical Reference Center, which is commissioned by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Norio is engaged in the care, prevention and research of infectious diseases from a global perspective. As a physician, he is directly involved in the clinical management of patients with infectious diseases. Norio actively works on activities to control antimicrobial resistance as well as the on-site response in the management of infectious disease crises in Japan.