Department of Epidemiology and Public Health,Kanazawa Medical University (KMU)

Members and our research works

Yoshikazu NISHINO, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Chairperson
Epidemiology of cancer and cardiovascular diseases;

Area differences of cancer incidence and mortality and their relevant factors
Role of food, nutrition and physical activity in cancer inciderce and prognosis
Effectiveness and accuracy evaluation of cancer screening examination
Cancer registry system and its effective application to get high-quality data
Impact of passive smoking on health effects

Yuko MORIKAWA, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Epidemiology of occupation-related diseases;

Effects of shift-work on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes
Long-term population-based monitoring of congenital anomalies

Muneko NISHIJO, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Environmental epidemiology

Cadmium exposure and human health in Japan and Thailand
Effects of dioxin exposure on human health in Vietnam and Japan

Masaru SAKURAI, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity

Association of nutrition and diet with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases
Development of new method to screen different types of obesity

Shinya NAGASAWA, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases

Epidemiological studies on risk factors related to cerebrovascular diseases

Sotoe AKASAKI, Ms, Secreatry

Post graduate students:
Tran Ngoc Nghi, M.D., Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
Pham Ngoc Thao, M.D., Vietnam Military Medical University, Vietnam

International collaboration researcher:
Pham The Tai, M.D., Ph.D., Lecturer, Vietnam Military Medical University

Kanazawa Medical University Japanese Association of Cancer Registries