SAORI KASHIMA

Last Updated :2020/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
kashimahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2009/04, 2010/03, Okayama University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences , Assistant Professor
  • 2010/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences , Assistant Professor
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Associate Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Environmental Science), Okayama University
  • Master of Environmental Science, Okayama University

Educational Activity

  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation : Division of Development Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation : Division of Development Science

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Society medicine;Hygiene and public health

Research Keywords

  • Air Pollution
  • Health Information
  • Environmental health
  • Global Health
  • GISc

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
  • Japanese Society of Public Health
  • Japan Association for International Health

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, ILDP International On-site Training Advanced (I to J)
  2. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, ILDP International On-site Training Advanced (J to I)
  3. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Environmental Health
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on health policy & global health
  5. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Health Policy & Global Health
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Environmental Health
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Development Technology
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Environmental Health Science

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Levels of fasting plasma glucose in non-hospitalized older people with high hemoglobin A1c levels., Journal of diabetes investigation, 9(7), e029335, 20191129
  2. Geographical distribution of family physicians in Japan: a nationwide cross-sectional study., BMC family practice, 20(1), e1-e7, 20191029
  3. White Blood Cell Count and C-Reactive Protein Independently Predicted Incident Diabetes: Yuport Medical Checkup Center Study, ENDOCRINE RESEARCH, 44(4), 127-137, 20191002
  4. Acute exposure to sulfur dioxide and mortality: Historical data from Yokkaichi, Japan, Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 74(5), 271-278, 20190826
  5. Geographic Distribution of Regional Quota Program Graduates of Japanese Medical Schools: A Nationwide Cohort Study, ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 94(8), 1244-1252, 201908
  6. Emigration of regional quota graduates of Japanese medical schools to non-designated prefectures: a prospective nationwide cohort study., BMJ open, 9(7), e029335, 20190731
  7. Nitrogen dioxide and acute respiratory tract infections in children in Indonesia, Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 20190624
  8. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter and natural-cause and cause-specific mortality in Japan, Environ Epidemiol, 3(3), e051, 20190501
  9. Effects of Household Air Pollution From Solid Fuel Use and Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Child Health Outcomes in Indonesia, Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 61(4), 335-339, 20190401
  10. Comparison of land use regression models for NO2based on routine and campaign monitoring data from an urban area of Japan, Science of the Total Environment, 631-632, 1029-1037, 20180801
  11. Aging of hospital physicians in rural Japan: A longitudinal study based on national census data, PLOS ONE, 13(6), e0198317, 20180701
  12. Intrauterine and Early Postnatal Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution and Kawasaki Disease: A Nationwide Longitudinal Survey in Japan, Journal of Pediatrics, 193, 147-154.e2, 20180201
  13. Results of physician licence examination and scholarship contract compliance by the graduates of regional quotas in Japanese medical schools: a nationwide cross-sectional survey., BMJ open, 7(12), e019418, 20171202
  14. Temporal trends of infant and birth outcomes in Minamata after severe methylmercury exposure, Environmental Pollution, 231(Part2), 1586-1592, 20171201
  15. [Association of road distance of communities to primary/secondary medical institutions with community indices: analysis of tertiary medical zone and small rural communities], Journal of Conference for Emergency Medicine in Rural Areas and Isolated Islands, 15, 8-14, 201712
  16. Low serum creatinine is a type 2 diabetes risk factor in men and women: The Yuport Health Checkup Center cohort study, Diabetes and Metabolism, 43(5), 460-464, 20171001
  17. Have the tsunami and nuclear accident following the Great East Japan Earthquake affected the local distribution of hospital physicians?, PLOS ONE, 12(5), e0178020, 20170525
  18. Characteristics of physician outflow from disaster areas following the Great East Japan Earthquake, PLoS ONE, 12(1), e0169220, 20170101
  19. Prenatal exposure to outdoor air pollution and child behavioral problems at school age in Japan, Environment International, 99, 192-198, 20170101
  20. Are People With a History of Disease More Susceptible to a Short-term Exposure to Asian Dust?: A Case-Crossover Study Among the Elderly in Japan., Epidemiology, 28 Suppl 1, S60-S66, 2017
  21. Drug dependence treatment awareness among Japanese female stimulant drug offenders, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(11), 20161111
  22. Fine-particulate air pollution from diesel emission control and mortality rates in Tokyo: A quasi-experimental study, Epidemiology, 27(6), 769-778, 20161101
  23. Acute exposure to fine and coarse particulate matter and infant mortality in Tokyo, Japan (2002-2013), SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 551, 66-72, 20160501
  24. The effect of concentrating obstetrics services in fewer hospitals on patient access: a simulation, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH GEOGRAPHICS, 15(1), 20160122
  25. Associations of acute exposure to fine and coarse particulate matter and mortality among older people in Tokyo, Japan, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 542, 354-359, 20160115
  26. Prenatal Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution and Child Behavioral Development Milestone Delays in Japan, EPIDEMIOLOGY, 27(1), 57-65, 201601
  27. Asian dust effect on cause-specific mortality in five cities across South Korea and Japan, Atmos Environ, 128, 20-27, 2016
  28. Secondary sex ratio in regions severely exposed to methylmercury "Minamata disease", INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 89(4), 659-665, 2016
  29. Geographic Distribution of Radiologists and Utilization of Teleradiology in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(9), e0139723, 20150930
  30. Health Impact Assessment of PM10 and PM2.5 in 27 Southeast and East Asian Cities, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 57(7), 751-756, 201507
  31. Prevalence and characteristics of non-obese diabetes in Japanese men and women: the Yuport Medical Checkup Center Study, JOURNAL OF DIABETES, 7(4), 523-530, 201507
  32. Non-Linear Concentration-Response Relationships between Ambient Ozone and Daily Mortality, PLOS ONE, 10(6), e0129423, 20150615
  33. Selection and concentration of obstetric facilities in Japan: Longitudinal study based on national census data, JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY RESEARCH, 41(6), 919-925, 201506
  34. Geographic Distribution of CT, MRI and PET Devices in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(5), 20150506
  35. Cancer and non-cancer excess mortality resulting from mixed exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzofurans from contaminated rice oil: "Yusho", INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 88(4), 419-430, 201505
  36. Residential proximity to major roads and obstetrical complications, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 508, 188-192, 20150301
  37. Outdoor air pollution and term low birth weight in Japan, ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 74, 106-111, 201501
  38. Association between remoteness to a health care facility and incidence of ambulance calls in rural areas of Japan, Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol, 2, e2333392815598294, 2015
  39. Asian Dust and Daily Emergency Ambulance Calls Among Elderly People in Japan An Analysis of Its Double Role as a Direct Cause and as an Effect Modifier, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 56(12), 1277-1283, 201412
  40. Prefecture-level economic conditions and risk of suicide in Japan: a repeated cross-sectional analysis 1975-2010, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 24(6), 949-954, 201412
  41. Outdoor Air Pollution and Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Okayama, Japan, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 56(10), 1019-1023, 201410
  42. Hourly differences in air pollution and risk of respiratory disease in the elderly: a time-stratified case-crossover study, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 13(67), 20140813
  43. Cardiovascular Emergency Hospital Visits and Hourly Changes in Air Pollution, STROKE, 45(5), 1264-1268, 201405
  44. Correspondence to the Editor Re: Maternal exposure to high levels of dioxins in relation to birth weight in women affected by Yusho disease, Environment International, 64, 69-70, 20140301
  45. Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 14(3), e2907, 2014
  46. Regional impact of exposure to a polychlorinated biphenyl and polychlorinated dibenzofuran mixture from contaminated rice oil on stillbirth rate and secondary sex ratio, ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 59, 12-15, 201309
  47. Air pollution: another cause of lung cancer, Lancet Oncology, 14(9), 788-9, 20130801
  48. Undiagnosed diabetes has poorer profiles for cardiovascular and metabolic markers than known diabetes: The Yuport Medical Checkup Center Study, DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, 101(2), E7-E10, 201308
  49. Associations of Particulate Matter With Stroke Mortality A Multicity Study in Japan, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 55(7), 768-771, 201307
  50. Do Non-Glycaemic Markers Add Value to Plasma Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c in Predicting Diabetes? Yuport Health Checkup Center Study, PLOS ONE, 8(6), 20130620
  51. Social and Geographical Inequalities in Suicide in Japan from 1975 through 2005: A Census-Based Longitudinal Analysis, PLOS ONE, 8(5), 20130506
  52. Residential proximity to major roads and adverse birth outcomes: a hospital-based study, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 12(34), 20130418
  53. Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and the risk of death from hemorrhagic stroke and lung cancer in Shizuoka, Japan, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 443, 397-402, 20130115
  54. Do rural and remote areas really have limited accessibility to health care? Geographic analysis of dialysis patients in Hiroshima, Japan, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 13(3), 2013
  55. Trends of preterm birth and low birth weight in Japan: a one hospital-based study, BMC PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, 12(1), 162, 20121226
  56. Asian dust and daily all-cause or cause-specific mortality in western Japan, OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 69(12), 908-915, 201212
  57. Concordance of Two Diabetes Diagnostic Criteria Using Fasting Plasma Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c: The Yuport Medical Checkup Centre Study, PLOS ONE, 7(10), e47747, 20121017
  58. The Impact of Travel Time on Geographic Distribution of Dialysis Patients, PLOS ONE, 7(10), e47753, 20121017
  59. The impact of rural hospital closures on equity of commuting time for haemodialysis patients: simulation analysis using the capacity-distance model, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH GEOGRAPHICS, 11, 20120723
  60. Geographic Inequalities in All-Cause Mortality in Japan: Compositional or Contextual?, PLOS ONE, 7(6), e39876, 20120627
  61. Association between Proximity to a Health Center and Early Childhood Mortality in Madagascar, PLOS ONE, 7(6), e38370, 20120604
  62. Frequency of Antenatal Care Visits and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia, JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, 58(3), 184-188, 201206
  63. Does Open-air Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds near a Plastic Recycling Factory Cause Health Effects?, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, 54(2), 79-87, 201203
  64. Residential proximity to major roads and placenta/birth weight ratio, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 414, 98-102, 20120101
  65. Characteristics of physicians, their migration patterns and distance: a longitudinal study in Hiroshima, Japan, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 12(2), 2012
  66. Does the insufficient supply of physicians worsen their urban-rural distribution? A Hiroshima-Nagasaki comparison, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 12(2), 2012
  67. Social and geographic inequalities in premature adult mortality in Japan: a multilevel observational study from 1970 to 2005, BMJ OPEN, 2(2), 2012
  68. Diesel vehicle emission and death rates in Tokyo, Japan: A natural experiment, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 409(19), 3620-3627, 20110901
  69. Residential proximity to heavy traffic and birth weight in Shizuoka, Japan, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 111(3), 377-387, 201104
  70. Residential Proximity to Major Roads and Preterm Births, EPIDEMIOLOGY, 22(1), 74-80, 201101
  71. Acute non-cancer mortality excess after polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzofurans mixed exposure from contaminated rice oil: Yusho, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 409(18), 3288-3294, 2011
  72. Mosquito breeding sites and people's knowledge of mosquitoes and mosquito borne diseases: A comparison of temporary housing and non-damaged villages areas in Sri Lanka after the Tsunami strike in 2004, Tropical Medicine and Health, 38(2), 81, 20100401
  73. Physical Activity and Mortality Risk in the Japanese Elderly: A Cohort Study, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(4), 410-418, 20100401
  74. Effects of traffic-related outdoor air pollution on respiratory illness and mortality in children, taking into account indoor air pollution, in Indonesia, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 52(3), 340-345, 20100301
  75. Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and mortality in Shizuoka, Japan, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67(2), 111-7, 20100201
  76. Long-term exposure to methylmercury and its effects on hypertension in Minamata, Environmental Research, 110(1), 40-46, 20100101
  77. Implications for future adverse effect studies of neuraminidase inhibitors (Rapid response to Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults: systematic review and meta-analysis by Jefferson et al., BMJ, 20091201
  78. What has methylmercury in umbilical cords told us? - Minamata disease -, Science of the Total Environment, 408(2), 272-276, 20091201
  79. Application of land use regression to regulatory air quality data in Japan, Sci Total Environ, 407(8), 3055-3062, 20090401
  80. Long-Term Exposure to Particulate Matter and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Morality in Japan: Shizuoka Study, The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research, 19(6), S195, 20081101
  81. The comparison of population density of Musca domestica nebulo (Diptera: Muscidae) between a temporary housing area and an unaffected village in Sri Lanka after about one year from a tsunami, Medical Entomology and Zoology, 59(2), 81-84, 20080601

Publications such as books

  1. 2017/03, [Social Determinants of Health Second Edition: Chapter 14 Neighborhoods, housing, and health](Japanese translation), Japan Public Health Association, 2017, 03, 日本語, Saori Kashima (Authors: Akira Eboshitda, and et all.), ISBN:978489202497, 357, 18
  2. 2013/12, [Global Nursing-Development for Global Nursing- Chapter 4 Case 3 Utilization of geographic information in HIV/AIDS measures.] (in Japanese), 2013, 12, 日本語, Nakayama Shoten Co., Ltd., ISBN:9784521739120
  3. 2012/01, [Epidemiology of food poisoning], 5-3 Geographic Information System in an epidemiological study of food poisoning, Japan Food Hygiene Association, 2012, 01, 日本語, Kashima S, Tsuda T, Tsuchida H, Tsuchihashi Y, Nakase K, Mizoguchi Y, Yamamoto E, 256
  4. 2007/01, [Encyclopedia of bioethics. Legal Moralism and Public Health (Vol.Ⅱ, p.1091-1094) ], Maruzen Publishing, 2007, 01, Kashima S. (Editor: Awaya T.), ISBN: 9784621078006, 3300

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Environmental epidemiological studies: The effects of air pollution on human health in Japan, Saori Kashima, India-Japan ILDP research workshop in IIT-Bombay, 2019/09/12, Without Invitation
  2. Public Health Impact Assessment of Asian dust in Japan, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) 2019 Annual Meeting, 2019/08/26, Without Invitation
  3. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter and cancer mortality in Japan, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) 2019 Annual Meeting, 2019/08/26, Without Invitation
  4. Public Health Problem in Japan and Other Highly Developed Countries, Saori Kashima, 1st Japan Nepal Medical Conference, 2019/08/03, With Invitation, Kathmandu, Nepal
  5. Neighborhood and health - Impact of Geographical Proximity on Health –, Saori Kashima, MIRAI Workshop Tokyo 2019, 2019/06/02, Without Invitation
  6. Geographic distribution of regional quota graduates of Japanese medical schools: a nationwide cohort study, Masatoshi Matsumoto1, Saori Kashima2, and Regional Quota Cohort Study Group, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019, 2019/05/15, Without Invitation
  7. Study of guardians' recognition of children's safety after a disaster, Hiromi Kawasaki, Satoko Yamasaki, Miwako Tsunematsu, Saori Kashima, Chie Teramoto, Hazuki Shintaku, Akihiro Kihara, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress 2019, 2019/05/07, Without Invitation
  8. Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in Japan, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, The 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISES-ISEE 2018), 2018/26, Without Invitation
  9. Exposure Assessment of Transboundary air pollution in Japan, Saori Kashima, Thematic Working Group on Air Quality (TWG-AQ), 2018/10/25, With Invitation, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  10. Land Use Regression Model, Saori Kashima, Thematic Working Group on Air Quality (TWG-AQ), 2018/10/25, With Invitation
  11. The validity of land use regression models for NO2 based on routine and campaign monitoring data from an urban area of Japan, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Norie Sawada, Tomoki Nakaya, Akira Eboshida, The 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISES-ISEE 2018), 2018/08/26, Without Invitation
  12. Land use regression models for PM2.5 based on ground-based and remote sensing estimates, 2018 Conference of International Society for Environment Epidemiology, and of Exposure Science –Asia Chapter (2018 ISEE/ES-AC), Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Norie Sawada, Tomoki Nakaya, 2018 Conference of International Society for Environment Epidemiology, and of Exposure Science –Asia Chapter (2018 ISEE/ES-AC), 2018/06/25, Without Invitation
  13. Prenatal Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution and Child Behavioral Problems in Japan, 2018 Conference of International Society for Environment Epidemiology, and of Exposure Science –Asia Chapter (2018 ISEE/ES-AC), 2018/06/21, Without Invitation
  14. Transboundary air pollution issues: Dust and Sandstorm in Northeast Asian countries, Saori Kashima, 2017 Thematic Working Group on Air Quality Meeting, 2017/09/28, With Invitation, Thematic Working Group on Air Quality Meeting, Sydney Australia
  15. Temporal trends of infant and birth outcomes in Minamata after severe methylmercury exposure, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Made Ayu Hitapretiwi Suryadhi, Kawuli Abudureyimu, 2017 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2017/09/24, Without Invitation, International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Sydney, Australia
  16. Gender Differences in Effect of Asian dust on daily all-cause or cause-specific mortality in western Japan, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Akira Eboshida, 2017 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2017/09/24, Without Invitation, International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Sydney, Australia
  17. Ambient temperature and daily emergency ambulance calls in Japanese elderly: a time-series analysis, Suzuki E, Yorifuji T, Kashima S, Yamamoto E, Tsuda T., 9th European Public Health Conference., 2016/11/09, Without Invitation, Vienna, Austria
  18. Epidemiological studies on Asian dust, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Asian Initiative for Research on Climate and Air Pollution (AIRCAP) meeting, 2016/09/04, With Invitation, Rome, Italy
  19. Prenatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Child Behavioral Problems at School Age in Japan, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Yoko Kado, Satoshi Sanada, Hiroyuki Doi., the 2016 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2016/09/01, Without Invitation, Rome, Italy
  20. Short-term effects of Asian dust in patients with a history of disease: A case-crossover study among the elderly men and women in Japan, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Etsuji Suzuki, Yuuki Tsuchihashi, Akira Eboshida, the 2016 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2016/09/01, Without Invitation, Rome, Italy
  21. Case-crossover study in air pollution research, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Hiroyuki Doi, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) and the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) -Asia Chapter, Symposium, 2016/06/26, Without Invitation, Sapporo, Japan
  22. Epidemiological studies on Asian dust using light detection and ranging (lidar), Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Sanghyuk Bae, Yasushi Honda, Youn-Hee Lim, Yun-Chul Hong, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) and the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) -Asia Chapter, Symposium, 2016/06/26, Without Invitation, Sapporo, Japan
  23. Excess mortality resulting from mixed exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzofurans from contaminated rice oil: “Yusho”, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Toshihide Tsuda, Akira Eboshida, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Toshihide Tsuda, Akira Eboshida, the 2015 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2015/08/30, Without Invitation, São Paulo, Brazil
  24. Secondary sex ratio in regions severely exposed to methylmercury –Minamata disease–, Takashi Yorifuji and Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji and Saori Kashima, the 2015 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2015/08/30, Without Invitation, São Paulo, Brazil
  25. A comparative study of designated non-physician communities and adjacent communities in Japan, Saori Kashima, Kazuo Inoue, Masatoshi Matsumoto, Akira Eboshida, Keisuke Takeuchi, Saori Kashima, Kazuo Inoue, Masatoshi Matsumoto, Akira Eboshida, Keisuke Takeuchi, the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2015, 2015/03/04, Without Invitation, Taipei, Taiwan
  26. Asian dust and daily emergency hospital visits among elderly people in Japan., Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Etsuji Suzuki, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology Asia Chapter (ISEE Asia), 2014/12/02, Without Invitation, Shanghai, China
  27. Traffic-related Outdoor Air Pollution and Behavioral Development in Japan, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Midory Higa Diez, Hiroyuki Doi, Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology Asia Chapter (ISEE Asia), 2014/12/02, Without Invitation, Shanghai, China
  28. Integrating STI/HIV indicators into general health information system in Madagascar, 2014/11/01, Without Invitation
  29. Outdoor Air Pollution and Term Low Birth Weight: A Nationwide Longitudinal Survey in Japan, Takashi Yorifuji, Saori Kashima, Hiroyuki Doi, The 21st Asian Conference on Occupational Health, 2014/09/02, Without Invitation, Fukuoka, Japan
  30. Asian dust and risk of emergency transport among elderly people in Japan: a case-crossover study, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Etsuji Suzuki, Akira Eboshida, 2014 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2014/08/24, Without Invitation, Seattle, Washington, USA
  31. Residential Proximity to Major Roads and Obsterical Complications, Takashi Yorifuji, Hiroo Naruse, Saori Kashima, Takeshi Murakoshi, Hiroyuki Doi, 2014 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 2014/08/24, Without Invitation, Seattle, Washington, USA
  32. Association between proximity to a health care facility and incidence of ambulance use in rural areas of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Saori Kashima, Kazuo Inoue, Masatoshi Matsumoto, Akira Eboshida, Keisuke Takeuchi, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2014, 2014/05/21, Without Invitation, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
  33. Asian dust and daily mortality in Korea and Japan, Saori Kashima, Takashi Yorifuji, Sanghyuk Bae, Yasushi Honda, Toshihide Tsuda, Hiroyuki Doi, Yun-Chul Hong, 2013 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), and the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ), 2013/08/19, Without Invitation, Basel, Switzerland

Awards

  1. 1998/03, The 14th Telecom Student Award of Social Science, The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
  2. 2006, 2006 Achievement Excellent Scholarship from Okayama university
  3. 2009/10, Dean's Award, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Okayama University
  4. 2015/11/13, Phoenix Outstanding Researcher Award, Hiroshima university
  5. 2017/11/04, Phoenix Outstanding Researcher Award, Hiroshima university, Hiroshima University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. The Yakumo Foundation fro Environmental Science, Research on how to use satellite images in international disaster relief and humanitarian activities, 2008, 2008
  2. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Identification of vulnerable population to climate changes and establishment of effective preventive strategies, 2010, 2012
  3. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (Principal Investigator), the spatio-temporal model building accounting for the temporal and geographic variation, and evaluation of the impact of air pollution and Asian dust on mortality, 2011, 2012
  4. Pfizer Health Research Foundation the 21st (2012) Joint Research Project, 2012
  5. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), The comprehensive study on the health effects of air pollution in Japan and other Asian countries, 2012, 2014
  6. Conference for Emergency Medicine in Rural Areas and Isolated Islands investigation research (2014), 2013
  7. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (Principal Investigator), Geographic differences of Asian dust health effect in East Asian countries, 2013, 2014
  8. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Effect of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the nuclear power plant accident on the distribution of physicians in three devastated prefecture of north-east Japan., 2013, 2015
  9. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), Evaluation of the effects to morbidity, mortality, and new born outcome by air pollution, 2014, 2016
  10. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (Principal Investigator), Evaluation of the effects of Asian dust on health outcomes in East Asian countries: Its double role as a direct cause and as an effect modifier, 2015, 2017
  11. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Research on the association between air pollution and disease in a prospective study, 2015, 2017
  12. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2016, 2018
  13. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), 2017, 2020
  14. KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2017, 2019
  15. 2018 Satake Foundation Research Grant (As Research collaborator), The prospective cohort study on the emigration of regional quota graduates of Japanese medical schools, 2018, 2019
  16. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)) (Principal Investigator), Short-term and long-term health effects of transboundary air pollution (Asian dust) in East Asian regions., 2018, 2020
  17. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), Medical management and medical sociology-related, 2018, 2020
  18. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), Hygiene and public health-related: excluding laboratory approach, 2018, 2020
  19. Pfizer Health Research Foundation The 28th (2019) Grant for International Joint Research, Predicting the incidence of cardiovascular disease from meteorological conditions: A multinational comparative approach, 2019/12/01, 2020/11/30

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2014, Rural and remote health, Reviewer, 3
  2. 2014, Public Health Nutrition, Reviewer, 1
  3. 2014, Journal of Occupational Health, Reviewer, 2
  4. 2015, Japanese Journal of Public Health, Reviewer
  5. 2015, Science of the Total Environment, Reviewer, 1
  6. 2015, PLoS ONE, Reviewer, 2
  7. 2015, Health Services Research & Managerial Epidemiology, Reviewer, 1
  8. 2015, Environmental Pollution, 2
  9. 2015, Health Services Research & Managerial Epidemiology, reviewer, 1
  10. 2015, PLOS ONE, reviewer, 2
  11. 2015, Science of the Total Environment, reviwer, 1
  12. 2016, Atmospheric Environment, Atmospheric Environment, 2
  13. 2016, Rural and remote health, reviwer, 2
  14. 2016, Environment International, reviewer, 1
  15. 2016, Environmental Research, review, 1
  16. 2016, Environmental Health Insights, reviewer, 1
  17. 2016, Japanese Journal of Public Health, reviewer, 2
  18. 2016, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, reviewer, 1
  19. 2017, Rural and remote health, review, 2
  20. 2017, Environment International, reviewer, 3
  21. 2017, Japanese Journal of Public Health, reviewer, 2
  22. 2017, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, reviewer, 3
  23. 2017, General and Family Medicine, reviewer, 4