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Presentations, Publications, Research Grants, Awards and others

2022

Presentation
  1. 2022/August Professor Sachiko Ohde made a presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Medical Education as below.

    Conference: The 54th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Medical Education
    Presentation type: On demand
    Date: August 4-6, 2022
    Title: Findings from the development of a seamless pre- and post-graduate clinical education evaluation system for physicians
    Author: Sachiko Ohde

Publication
  1. 2022/August An article co-authored by Professor Sachiko Ohde was published in Clinical Breast Cancer.

    Relationship Between Breast Density, Breast Cancer Subtypes, and Prognosis.
    Yamada D, Ohde S, Kajiura Y, Yagishita K, Nozaki F, Suzuki K, Kanomata N, Yamauchi H, Tsunoda H.
    Clinical Breast Cancer. 2022 Aug;22(6):560-566. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2022.04.005. Epub 2022 Apr 22.
    PMID: 35581133

  2. 2022/July An article co-authored by Professor Mahbubur Rahman was published in Breast Cancer.

    Authours: Namba, T., Matsuda, N., Rahman, M. et al.
    Research title: Association between mammographic breast composition and breast cancer risk among Japanese women: a retrospective cohort study.
    Name of Journal: Breast Cancer 29, 978–984 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12282-022-01376-8

  3. 2022/July Associate Professor Kazunari Onishi’s comments were published in the NEWYORK TIMES.

    Motoko R. and Ben. D (2022, July 2) Japan’s Secret to Taming the Coronavirus: Peer Pressure. NEW YORK TIMES

  4. 2022/July Stuart Gilmour, professor has published a commentary in the Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific, about HIV policy in China.

    Title: Time to consider elimination of HIV in China
    Authors: Jinghua Li, Stuart Gilmour, Yijing Wang, Jing Gua, Joseph Tak-fai Lau
    Journal: The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific

  5. 2022/April Prof Stuart Gilmour, faculty of GSPH, has had a letter published in the international medical journal the Lancet.

    Research Title: Expanding diagnostics for LMICs
    Authors: Stuart Gilmour, Yuying Lai, Phuong Mai Le, Olukunmi Omobolanle Balogun
    Journal: The LANCET

  6. 2022/March Katharina da Silva Lopes, junior associate professor, published a systematic review to summarize the available evidence on step 10 of the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). Step 10 of the BFHI refers to “Foster the establishment of breastfeeding support groups and refer mothers to them on discharge from the hospital or clinic”. The results of this review have been used by the World Health Organization to formulate recommendations and guide the implementation of the BFHI to promote successful breastfeeding.

    Title: Providing Linkage to Breastfeeding Support to Mothers on Discharge to Improve Breastfeeding Outcomes: A Systematic Review
    Authors: da Silva Lopes K, Ohde S, Suto M, Balogun OO, Rayco-Solon P, Miyazaki C, Mori R, Ota E
    Journal: Bulletin of St. Luke’s International University
    Published: 8 March 2022

  7. 2022/January An article co-authored by Professor Sachiko Ohde was published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

    Visual classification of three computed tomography lung patterns to predict prognosis of COVID-19: a retrospective study.
    Yamada D, Ohde S, Imai R, Ikejima K, Matsusako M, Kurihara Y.
    BMC Pulm Med. 2022 Jan 3;22(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12890-021-01813-y.
    PMID: 34980061

2021

Publication
  1. 2021/November Associate professor Satomi Sato published a book titled The Best Support for Nurses and Families: From Children's Hospitalization to Schooling and Employment

    Title: The Best Support for Nurses and Families: From Children's Hospitalization to Schooling and Employment看護師と家族でかなえる最高のサポート 子供の入院から就学・就労まで
    Author: Satomi Sato

  2. 2021/September Associate professor Kazunari Onishi wrote a chapter of "Effects of Desert Dust on Respiratory Organs" in the English book "Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine".

    Kazunari Onishi. Desert Dust.
    From Onishi, K., 2022. Desert Dust. In: Janes, S.M. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Respiratory
    Medicine, vol. 6. Elsevier, Academic Press, pp. 450–457.

    URL:https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102723-3.00226-2.
    Copyright © 2022 Elsevier Ltd unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved. Academic Press
  3. 2021/August Professor Stuart Gilmour and Associate Professor Daisuke Yoneoka published research evaluating China’s strategy for controlling COVID-19, in collaboration with colleagues in China.

    Article:
    Liu Y, Zheng F, Du Z, Li J, Gu J, Jiang M, Yoneoka D, Gilmour S, Hao Y. Evaluation of China’s Hubei control strategy for COVID-19 pandemic: An observational study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 21;820.

  4. 2021/August Junior Associate Professor Katharina da Silva Lopes published an article entitled “Polymorphisms Contributing to Calcium Status: A Systematic Review” in the journal Nutrients. The review was commissioned to inform the work of updating the joint Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) calcium requirements in children 0–36 months of age.

    Citation:
    da Silva Lopes, K.; Abe, S.K. Polymorphisms Contributing to Calcium Status: A Systematic Review. Nutrients 2021, 13, 2488

  5. 2021/July Professor Stuart Gilmour published a blog on the BMJ Medical Humanities journal homepage, in collaboration with students and colleagues from Myanmar.
  6. 2021/July Professor Sachiko Ohde published an article entitled Cost-effectiveness analysis for HbA1c test intervals to screen patients with type 2 diabetes based on risk stratification in BMC Endocrine Disorders. She investigated the optimal interval for screening patients with type 2 diabetes with integrated consideration of risk towards diseases, test characteristics and financial impact on public health.

    Ohde S, Moriwaki K, Takahashi O. Cost-effectiveness analysis for HbA1c test intervals to screen patients with type 2 diabetes based on risk stratification. BMC Endocr Disord. 2021 May 22;21(1):105.

Presentation

  1. 2021/December Professor Stuart Gilmour gave an invited lecture as follows.

    Conference: Statistical Seminars DC
    Presentation type: Invited Seminar
    Date: 2021/12/16
    Research title: The perils of machine learning for model selection: A case study
    Authors: Stuart Gilmour

  2. 2021/December Associate professor Kazunari Onishi presented his achievement at the conference.

    Conference: The 80th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Public Health 2021. 12.21-23
    Presentation type: English Session(Oral)
    Authors: Kazunari Onishi, Zentaro Yamagata, Youichi Kurozawa.
    Research title: Prediction of health effects of Asian dust using aerosol forecast model in Japan

  3. 2021/December Associate professor Kazunari Onishi gave an invited lecture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Invited lecture hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Kazunari Onishi
    Health and Safety Lectures on Air Pollution and the Novel Coronavirus (Knowledge of Mask Science to Protect Lives from Invisible Particles, Delhi, India)
    2021.12.17

  4. 2021/November Associate professor Kazunari Onishi gave an invited lecture at the international conference in Mongolia.

    Title: Research of Health effects of Asian dust and air pollution contribute to health education.
    Conference: Otgontenger University (Mongolia), INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on
    “HIGHER EDUCATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THEORY, METHODOLOGY, DEVELOPMENT TRENDS”
    2021.11.10

  5. 2021/November Faculty name Zoie SY Wong Conference: Context Sensitive Health Informatics 2021 – The Role of Informatics in Global Pandemics

    Presentation type: Paper
    Date: 15-16th November 2021
    Research title: “Japan LIVE Dashboard” For COVID-19: a scalable solution to monitor real-time and regional-level epidemic case data
    Authors : Wei Su, Wei Fu, Kojuro Kato and Zoie S Y Wong

    ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/58105https://ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/58105
  6. 2021/August Associate professor Kazunari Onishi gave an invited lecture at the chemical society of Japan

    Title: Novel Coronavirus and Countermeasures in Chemistry — Novel Coronavirus and Mask Science —

    www.chemistry.or.jp/event/calendar/2021/08/eesympo14.htmlhttps://www.chemistry.or.jp/event/calendar/2021/08/eesympo14.html
  7. 2021/August On 20th August prof. Stuart Gilmour participated in a webinar discussing regional progress on COVID-19 vaccination in Japan. He presented an overview of Japan’s COVID-19 policy response and progress on vaccination, and joined a panel discussion on vaccination policy with speakers from China, the UK, Singapore, Australia and Thailand.
Awards
  1. 2021/November Faculty name: Zoie SY Wong Name of Award: The Best COVID-19 Paper Award

2020

Publication
  1. 2020/January Peer-reviewed publications We D, Hou F, Hao C, Gu J, Dev R, Cao W, Peng L, Gilmour S, Wang K, Li J. Prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated factors among men who have sex with men. Journal of interpersonal violence. 2019, Online First.
  2. 2020/January Matsuura N, Saito A, Takahashi O, Rahman M, Tajima R, Mabashi-Asazuma H3, Iida K. Associations between nutritional adequacy and insomnia symptoms in Japanese men and women aged 18-69 years: a cross-sectional study. Sleep Health. 201: S2352-7218(19)30257-8.
  3. 2020/January Onishi K. Association between cross-border air pollution and contact dermatitis, and application of prediction simulation model. The allergy in Practice 39(8):48-51
  4. 2020/January Onishi K. Clinical Academic Topic, Association between cross-border air pollution and contact dermatitis, and application of prediction simulation model. The allergy in Practice 39(11):56-59:2019
  5. 2020/January Itazawa T, Kanatani KT, Hamazaki K, Inadera H, Tsuchida A, Tanaka T, Nakayama T, Go T, Onishi K, Kurozawa Y, Adachi Y; Japan Environment and Children’s Study Group. The impact of exposure to desert dust on infants’ symptoms and countermeasures to reduce the effects in Allergy. Allergy. 2019. Online First.
Presentation
  1. 2020/January Invited lectures and seminars Onishi K. Environmental Health. Health effects of cross-border air pollution by particle size components and health forecast. Health impact subcommittee, The 60th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment. Tokyo(Fuchu) 2019/9/18
  2. 2020/January Onishi K. Environmental Health. Health effects of cross-border air pollution by particle size components and health forecast. Special Assembly, The 60th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment. Tokyo(Fuchu) 2019/9/20
  3. 2020/January Gilmour S. Biostatistics and Epidemiology. GPHF Public Health Training Camp 2020. Dhaka, Bangladesh. January 7-8, 2020.