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Etsuko Reiman

Biography

Clinical Professor
School of Computing and Informatics
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Dr. Reiman is internationally recognized for his pioneering contributions to the fields of brain imaging, behavioral neuroscience and Alzheimer's disease research. He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and the recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Alzheimer's Association, other foundations and the state of Arizona. He is Director of the National Institute on Aging's Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Core Center and the principal investigator of a National Institute of Mental Health-sponsored longitudinal brain imaging study of healthy persons at three levels of genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease. Additionally, Reiman serves as Clinical Director of the Neurogenomics Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Professor and Associate Head of Psychiatry at The University of Arizona and Director of the Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium, which involves eight of the state's leading biomedical research institutions. Active in the community, Reiman is a past board member of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Phoenix (now Desert Southwest) Chapter and a current board member of the Flinn Foundation. Expertise Brain imaging - Genomics - Alzheimer's disease Education 1980, M.D., Duke University
Publications
  • Iwasaki, Kumiko, Reiman, Etsuko Obata, Sagara, Noriaki. Identity in Japanese Living Abroad: What Constitutes Individuality in a Global Society?. (2007).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Nihongo to mou Hitotsu no Kotoba (Japanese and Another Language). Tagengo Ikuji Johoshi (New Bilingual Information Book: Enjoy Raising Your Child in Meguro) (2006).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Orthographics for Business Identity: Shop Names on Omotesando (1). Reitaku Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (2005).
  • Reiman, Etsuko Obata (Author) . Bijinesukai no Koyuumeishi wa Nihonngo wo Kaeru" (The Nature of Proper Nouns in Information Technology Business News is Changing the Japanese Written Language.). Nihon Kindaigo Kenkyu IV, Kindaigo Kenkyukai (2005).
  • Reiman, Etsuko Obata (Author) . The Nature of Proper Nouns in Information Technology Business News is Changing the Japanese Written Language. Nihon Kindaigo Kenkyu IV (2005).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (10): Bilinguals for the Next Generation. Toki no Horei (2004).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (11): What Does English Alphabet Writing Change in the Japanese Language?. Toki no Horei (2004).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (12): Leadership Excellence in Thought and Language. Toki no Horei (2004).
  • Iwasaki, Kumiko, Reiman, Etsuko Obata. Self-Concept and Social Identity in Japanese Living Abroad: What Constitutes Individuality in a Global Society?. (2004).
  • Reiman, Etsuko Obata (Author) . The Japanese Writing System - Present and Future: An Investigation of Alphabet Characters in Japanese Textbooks (Grades 1 through 9). Gengo to Kyoiku (Language and Education) (2004).
  • Reiman, Etsuko Obata (Author) . The Japanese Writing System - Present and Future: An Investigation of Alphabet Characters in Japanese Textbooks (Grades 1 through 9). Gengo to Kyouiku (Language and Education) (2004).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (2): Shared and Independent Values. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (3):Problems in American English and Japanese Language Competency. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (5):U.S.A., Arizona, and Language. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (7):Japanese Orthography and Language Policy. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (8):Bilingualism. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization (9): Is it Possible to be Equally Competent in Two Native Languages?. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization(1):Japanese and English. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization(4):Different Countries, Different Virtues. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Japanese Language and Globalization(6):Language Change. Toki no Horei (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Proposal for Japanese Language Policy. Japan Association for Language Policy Annual Program (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Proposal for Japanese Language Policy. Japan Association for Language Policy Annual Program (2003).
  • Etsuko Reiman. 21 Seiki no Nihongo Bairingaru (Japanese-English Bilinguals in the 21st Century). Arizona Association of Japanese News Letter (2002).
  • Reiman, Etsuko Obata (Author) . Nihongo no Kanji to Arufabetto Moji (Kanji and the English Alphabet in the Japanese Writing System). Gendai Nihongo Koza 1 : Gengo Joho (Lectures on Modern Japanese Vol. 1 --Language in the Information Age) (2001).
  • Etsuko Reiman. 21 Seiki no Nihongo Hyoki he no Mosaku: 'Keiko' Ishiki Chosa (An Investigation into the Japanese Writing System for the 21st Century: Survey Results). Reitaku Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (2000).
  • Etsuko Reiman. Amerika no Nihongo (The Japanese Language in America). Kokubungaku: Kaishaku to Kansho (2000).
Research Activity
  • Reiman,Etsuko Obata*. ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAM IN JAPAN. JAPAN FDN(6/6/1996 - 7/31/1996).
Presentations
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Bilingual Child-rearing. Project-Teaching Japanese to Foreign Mothers and Children Using Picture Story Books (Dec 2006).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Japanese Language Change and Language Education in Japan, Part I. Japanese Ministory of Education Project (Oct 2006).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Recommendations to the Foreign Students on How to Study Japanese in Japan. Division of Foreign Languages, Reitaku University (Oct 2006).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Social, Cultural and Natural Enviroment of Arizona. Kashiwa City Rotary Club, at Reitaku University (Aug 2006).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Language Education with General Studies for Japanese Children from Bilingual Backgrounds Part II. Association for Special Education and Cross-cultural Development, Nakameguro Kumin Center (Jun 2006).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Language Education with General Studies for Japanese Children from Bilingual Backgrounds. Association for Special Education and Crosscultural Development Workshop, Nakameguro Kumin Center (Jul 2005).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Reading for Growth and Change. The 17th National Festival For Life-Long Education (Jul 2005).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. An Approach to the Promotion of Lifetime Reading. Research Conference (Jul 2004).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Socio-linguistic Observations on the Use of Proper Nouns in Japanese Information Technology. Special Lecture to School of Liberal Arts Faculty, Department of Linguistics (Jul 2004).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Re-evaluation of Proper Nouns: a Socio-Linguistics Perspective. Research Seminar of the Modern Language Association (Jun 2004).
  • Reiman, Etsuko. Integration of Chinese and English in the Modern Japanese Written Language. Special Lecture (May 2004).
Service
  • Various Search Committees for Spanish Thai, Japanese, Member (1998 - Present)
  • Steering Committee, Ministry of Education Cultural Agency Project to raise bilingual children by using children's pictur, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Graduate Research Seminar, Reitaku University, Consultant (2006 - 2006)
  • International communication and curriculum design for Japanese educators, Consultant (2006 - 2006)
  • National Institute for Educational Policy Research under Japanese Ministry of Education, Contact and exchange Japanese and American Professionals (2006 - 2006)
  • Linguistics Committee, DLL, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Graduate Committee, Asian Languages and Civilizations -Japanese, Member (2002 - 2006)
  • A Handbook to Classical Japanese by Timothy Wixted, Calligrapher For Cover and Title Page (2006 - 2006)
  • Kotoba Salon Editorial Committee, Manuscript Selection (2006 - 2006)
  • Arizona Tea Society(Urasenke), Board Member and past President (2006 - 2006)
  • Linguistics Committee, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Arizona Association of Chado Urasenke Tankoukai, Inc. (Non-profit organization), Board of Directors (2005 - 2005)
  • Asian Languages Graduate Committee, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Japan Foundation Library Grant, Recommending and selecting Japanese books on Japanese Language & Linguistics (2005 - 2005)
  • National Institute for Educational Policy Research under Japanese Ministry of Education, Panelist for policy discussions on Japanese language training and life long education (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Association of Chado Urasenke Tankoukai, Inc. (Non-profit organization), President (1998 - 2005)
  • Search Commitee for Japanese Professor, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Graduate Commitee, Asian Languages and Civilizations, DLL, Admission Commitee Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Curriculum Committee, DLL, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member (2002 - 2004)
  • National Institute for Educational Policy Research under Japanese Ministry of Education, Panelist for policy discussions on (1) Japanese language training and (2) life long education (2004 - 2004)
  • Asian Languages Section, DLL, Coordinator for Asian Languages, DLL- Spring, 2004 (2002 - 2003)
  • Japanese Language Section,DLL, Coordinator for Japanese language (2002 - 2003)
  • Asian languages section, Coordinator (2003)
  • Graduate Committee, Asian language and Civilizations-Japanese, Applicant selection for the program (2003)
  • Secondary school certification standards, Japanese Ministry of Education and procedures in the USA., Contact between Japanese and American professionals (2003)
  • Urasenke Tea Society of Arizona, President (2003)
  • Health Advisory Committee, Member (1997 - 2001)
  • Commission on the Status of Women, Member (1997 - 2000)