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Mayers Thomas David

Affiliation
Faculty of Medicine
Official title
Assistant Professor
Office
Medical English Communications Center
Phone
029-853-5797
Career history
2007-04 -- 2014-03Tsukuba Center for Institutes Lecturer
2009-04 -- 2013-12Ibaraki Christian University College of Literature Lecturer
2011-04 -- 2013-12Ibaraki University College of Education Lecturer
2012-09 -- 2013-12Tokiwa University Department of English and American Studies Lecturer
Academic background
2005-09 -- 2006-07York St. John University Faculty of Education and TheologyGraduated
1996-09 -- 1999-07The University of Leeds School of Fine ArtGraduated
Degree
1999-07Bachelor of Arts with HonoursThe University of Leeds
2007-07Master of ArtsThe University of Leeds
Licenses and qualifications
2018-07ESME Certificate in Medical Education
Academic societies
2018 -- (current)International Association of Medical Science Educators (IASMSE)
2018-08 -- (current)Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching (JANET)
2018-01 -- (current)International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)
2018-01 -- (current)British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL)
2018-02 -- (current)Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
2014-04 -- (current)Japan Society for Medical English Education (JASMEE)
Honors & Awards
2017-07The 13th Kenichi Uemura AwardExcellent oral presentation at the 19th Academic Meeting of the Japan Society for Medical English Education
Articles
  • Teaching science and learning English: an introduction to the Molecular Biology Course in Vietnam
    Ho Kiong; Mayers Thomas; Ohneda Osamu
    Journal of Medical English Education/17(1)/pp.7-13, 2018-02
  • Organizing a charity fundraising event: a class project that brought lessons in life
    Mayers Thomas David
    Journal of Medical English Education/17(1), 2018-02
  • An international exchange program for undergraduate medical science students
    Mayers Thomas David; Morikawa Kazuya; Ho C. Kiong; Ohneda...
    Journal of Medical English Education/17(1)/pp.7-13, 2018-02
  • Using Comedy sketches to learn medical English
    Mayers Thomas David
    Journal of Medical English Education/15(3)/pp.105-107, 2017-10
  • Volunteer work in a hospital school as a means to professional development for the EMP instructor
    Mayers Thomas David
    Journal of Medical English Education/14(2)/pp.38-38, 2015-06
  • Teaching Science and leaning English: an introduction to the Molecular Biology Course in Vietnam
    Mayers Thomas David; Purdue Brian; C. Kiong Ho; Ohneda Osamu
    Journal of Medical English Education/14(3)/pp.87-92, 2015-10
  • EMP at work: University of Tsukuba Faculty of Medicine
    Mayers Thomas David; Flaminia Miyamasu; Brian K. Purdue; ...
    Journal Of Medical English Education/14(1)/pp.63-69, 2015-02
  • Volunteering as an aid to better EMP teaching: My experience as a hospital interpreter
    Mayers Thomas David
    Journal Of Medical English Education/14(1)/pp.11-14, 2015-02
  • 'Shriek'd against his creed': Science, Faith Doubt and the Biblical Language of Tennyson's In Memoriam
    Mayers Thomas David
    Journal of Ibaraki Christian University/47/pp.57-71, 2013-12
  • Robinson Crusoe: The Biblical Landscape of Defoe's Spiritual Narrative
    Mayers Thomas David
    Omika Studies in English Language and Literature/16/pp.1-14, 2012-10
Conference, etc.
  • Differences of preferred place to receive end-of-life care depending on assumed diseases: results from a national questionnaire survey of the general population in Japan
    Hanari K; Tamiya Nanako; Mayers T; Inoue M; Gallagher J
    22nd International Congress on Palliative Care /2018-10-02--2018-10-05
  • Medicine and Me: PechaKucha Presentation
    Mayers Thomas David
    第21回日本医学英語教育学会学術集会/2018-07-28--2018-07-29
  • Patient Talks: Motivating future doctors with patient stories
    Mayers Thomas David
    The 21st JASMEE Academic Meeting/2018-07-28--2018-07-28
  • Which combination of Japanese long-term care insurance care services contribute to preservation or improvement of care-need level?
    Moriyama Y; Jin X; H Takahashi; Mayers T; Ueshima H; Tami...
    第33回日本国際保健医療学会東日本地方会/2018-07-07--2018-07-07
  • International trends in end-of-life care guidance
    Mayers Thomas David; Nanako Tamiya; Kashiwagi Shiho; Kawa...
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2017/2017-09-25--2017-09-25
  • Organizing a charity fundraising event: a class project that brought lessons in life
    Mayers Thomas David
    The 20th Japan Society for Medical English Education Academic Meeting/2018-07-22--2018-07-23
  • Tools for Effective Visual Communication in Science
    Mayers Thomas David
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2016/2016-09-17--2016-09-19
  • Laughter is the best medicine: using comedy sketches to learn medical English
    Mayers Thomas David
    The 19th Japan Society for Medical English Education Academic Meeting/2016-07-16--2016-07-17
  • Guidelines for clinically assisted nutrition and hydration in the context of treatment and care at the end of life in the United Kingdom
    Mayers Thomas David
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2016:A Brighter Future Through Transdisciplinary Collaborations/2015-09-28--2015-09-30
  • Advice on teaching in English and using "peer-to-peer instruction" techniques in the classroom
    Mayers Thomas David
    2015 English FD Program: Internationalization and teaching in English: Experiences from Tsukuba/2015-11-20--2015-11-20
  • Teaching English for Medical Science
    Mayers Thomas David
    HOW DO WE TEACH ENGLISH TO ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE STUDENTS?/2016-03-15--2016-03-15
  • Volunteer work in a hospital school as a means to professional development for the EMP instructor
    Mayers Thomas David
    The 18th JASMEE Academic Meeting/2015-7-18--2015-7-19
  • Volunteer work in a hospital school as a means to professional development for the EMP instructor
    Mayers Thomas David
    The 18th JASMEE Academic Meeting/2015-07-18--2015-07-19
Teaching
2018-10 -- 2018-12English for Specialized Subjects EUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-05 -- 2018-08Mastering the TOEFL TestUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-06Clinical Communication in English IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-06Clinical Communication in English IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-08Mastering the TOEFL IBTUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Clinical Communication in English IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Clinical Communication in English IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2018-12English in Medical Science and Technology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2018-12English in Medical Science and TechnologyUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-07English in Medical Science and Technology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2017-08 -- 2017-08Scientific Presentation MasterclassUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-01 -- 2018Biomedical English SeminarUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-01 -- 2018-01Scientific Publication MasterclassUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-02 -- 2018-03Undergraduate Medial Science Course in Tsukuba 2018University of Tsukuba
2017-02 -- 2017-03Undergraduate Medial Science Course in Tsukuba 2017University of Tsukuba
2017-02 -- 2017-02Experimental Course in Biotechnology in Medicine 2017University of Tsukuba
2016-02 -- 2016-03Undergraduate Medial Science Course in Tsukuba 2016University of Tsukuba
2016-08 -- 2016-082nd International Medical Science Training Course at Universitas IndonesiaUniversity of Indonesia, University of Tsukuba
2015-07 -- 2015-076th Summer Research Program in TsukubaUniversity of Tsukuba
2016-01 -- 2016-01Advanced Topics in Molecular Biotechnology and MedicineUniversity of Tsukuba
Talks
  • Organizing a Charity Fundraising Event
    Mayers Thomas David
    Global Science Campus - Japanese-Swedish Communication Program/2018-03-17--2018-03-21
  • Peer Instruction in Practice: Lessons from Teaching in Japan and Vietnam
    Mayers Thomas David
    人間総合科学研究科FDプログラム/2017-05-31--2017-05-31
  • Design fundamentals for PowerPoint slides and posters: Tips for better visual communication
    Mayers Thomas David
    医学論文トレーニングセミナー/2017-10-29--2017-10-29
  • 3 Steps to Perfect Presentation
    Mayers Thomas David
    Experimental Course in Biotechnology in Medicine/2017-02-19--2017-02-19
  • 3 Steps to Perfect Presentation
    Mayers Thomas David
    International Medical Science Training Course/2016-08-27--2016-08-27
  • Presenting Research
    Mayers Thomas David
    Sessions in Scientific English/2017-02-21--2017-02-21
  • Presenting Research
    Mayers Thomas David
    Sessions in Scientific English/2017-02-20--2017-02-20
  • Imagine The Future
    Mayers Thomas David
    Workshop on Research Collaboration and Symposium on MEXT Scholarship 2015 and Summer Course 2014/2014-05-23--2014-05-23
University Management
2018-04 -- (current)医学医療系国際連携員会会員
Other activities
2014-05 -- (current)Volunteer Activity: hospital translator, Tsukuba University Hospital
2014-05 -- (current)Volunteer Activity Tsukuba University Hospital, Pediatric Ward

(Last updated: 2018-10-03)