Student and faculty activities and publications (May 2022)

Student and Faculty Activities

Monthly student activities and publications


2022/February Mr. Taiki Kojima, a MPH graduate student, has published his research in the Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery with Dr. Daiki Kobayashi.

Authors: Soichiro Kageyama, Takeki Ohashi, Takeshi Yoshida, Yutaka Kobayashi, Akinori Kojima, Daiki Kobayashi, Taiki Kojima
Research title: Early mortality of emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection in octogenarians and nonagenarians: A multi-center retrospective study
Name of Journal: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, February 14, 2022

2022/May Mr. Tomohiro Ochi, a MPH graduate students, has published his research in the BMC Women’s Health with Dr, Osamu Takahashi.

Authors: Tomohiro Ochi, Hiroko Tsunoda, Hideko Yamauchi, Osamu Takahashi
Research title: Impact of childbirth history on dense breast in mammographic screening: a cross-sectional study
Name of Journal: BMC Women’s Health (2022) 22:194

2022/ May Ms. Yijing Wang, a master’s student of the Graduate School of Public Health, has published her master’s capstone project in the international medical journal The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific.

Authors: Yijing Wang, Junko Tanuma, Jinghua Li, Kota Iwahashi, Liping Peng, Chun Chen, Yuantao Hao, Stuart Gilmour
Research title: Elimination of HIV transmission in Japanese MSM with combination interventions
Name of Journal: The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific

2022/May Ms. Bibha Dhungel, a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Public Health, has published an article in the Journal of Affective Disorders examining trends in adolescent suicide in Japan.

Authors: Bibha Dhungel, Anushka Thapa, Noelia Lucía Martínez-Rives, Kuniyasu Takagi, Pilar Martín, Koji Wada, Stuart Gilmour
Research Title: Method-specific suicide trends from 1979 to 2016 among Japanese adolescents
Name of Journal: Journal of Affective Disorders



Faculty activities


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