Last Updated :2023/12/04

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Health Sciences), Contributing Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • UCLA
  • The University of Tokyo

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Social Medicine

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Apathy: a common psychiatric syndrome in the elderly, J Am Med Dir Assoc, 10(6), 381-393, 200907
  2. Potentially Reversible Resident Factors Associated with Rejection of Care Behaviors, J Am Geriatr Soc, 58(9), 1693-1700, 201001
  3. A Conceptual Framework for Rejection of Care Behaviors: Review of Literature and Analysis of Role of Dementia Severity, J Am Med Dir Assoc, 13(1), 11-23, 201201
  4. Ethnic differences in composite indices of femoral neck strength, Osteoporos Int, 23(4), 1381-1390, 201204
  5. Diabetes and Femoral Neck Strength: Findings from The Hip Strength Across the Menopausal Transition Study, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 97(1), 190-197, 201201
  6. Gender, Obesity and Repeated Elevation of C-Reactive Protein: data from the CARDIA cohort, PLoS ONE, 7(4), e36062, 201204
  7. Fracture Risk Assessment Without Race/Ethnicity Information, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 97(10), 3593-3602, 201210
  8. Trajectories of Femoral Neck Strength in Relation to the Final Menstrual Period in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort, Osteoporos Int, 24(9), 2471-2481, 201309
  9. Priorities of healthcare outcomes for the elderly, J Am Med Dir Assoc, 14(7), 479-484, 201307
  10. Predicting the Timeline to the Final Menstrual Period: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 98(4), 1483-1491, 201304
  11. C-Reactive Protein, Bone Strength, and 9-year Fracture Risk: Data from The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), J Bone Miner Res, 28(7), 1688-1698, 201307
  12. Physical Activity as Determinant of Femoral Neck Strength Relative to Load in Adult Women. Findings from the Hip Strength Across the Menopause Transition Study, Osteoporos Int, 25(1), 265-272, 201401
  13. Prevalence of dementia in Japan: a systematic review, Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord, 36(1-2), 111-118, 201307
  14. Association between serum uric acid and lumbar spine bone mineral density in peri- and postmenopausal Japanese women, Osteoporos Int, 25(3), 1099-1105, 201403
  15. Development of a simple screening test for sarcopenia in older adults, Geriatr Gerontol Int, 14(Suppl 1), 93-101, 201402
  16. Guidance statement on appropriate medical services for the elderly, Geriatr Gerontol Int, 14(3), 518-525, 201407
  17. Pleiotropic effects of obesity on fracture risk: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, J Bone Miner Res, 29(12), 2561-2570, 201412
  18. Metabolic syndrome, sarcopenia and role of sex and age: cross-sectional analysis of Kashiwa cohort study, PLoS One, 9(11), e112718, 201411
  19. Parity, Lactation, Bone Strength, and 16-year Fracture Risk in Adult Women: Findings From the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), Bone, 73, 160-166, 201504
  20. Eating Alone as Social Disengagement is Strongly Associated With Depressive Symptoms in Japanese Community-Dwelling Older Adults, J Am Med Dir Assoc, 16(7), 578-85, 201507
  21. The State of Health in Older Adults in Japan: Trends in Disability, Chronic Medical Conditions and Mortality, PLoS One, 10(10), e0139639, 201510
  22. The association of change in medication regimen and use of inappropriate medication based on Beers criteria with adverse outcomes in Japanese long-term care facilities, Geriatr Gerontol Int, 201605
  23. Urinary N-Telopeptide and Rate of Bone Loss Over the Menopause Transition and Early Postmenopause, J Bone Miner Res, 201606
  24. Quantifying the Balance Between Total Bone Formation and Total Bone Resorption: An Index of Net Bone Formation, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 101(7), 2802-2809, 201607
  25. Screening Tool for Older Persons' Appropriate Prescriptions in Japanese: Report of the Japan Geriatrics Society Working Group on "Guidelines for medical treatment and its safety in the elderly", Geriatr Geriatol Int, 16(9), 983-1001, 201609
  26. The Association between Sarcopenic Obesity and Depressive Symptoms in Older Japanese Adults, PLoS One, 11(9), e0162898, 201609
  27. Heterogeneity of odorant identification impairment in patients with Alzheimer's Disease, Sci Rep, 7(1), 4798, 201707
  28. Identifying drug substances of screening tool for older persons' appropriate prescriptions for Japanese, BMC Geriatr, 18(1), 154, 201807
  29. Effects of Golf Training on Cognition in Older Adults: A Randomised Controlled Trial, J Epidemiol Community Health
  30. Re: Growing research on sarcopenia in Asia, Geriatr Gerontol Int, 15(2), 238-239, 201502
  31. Development of conversion formulae between 4 meter, 5 meter and 6 meter gait speed, Geriatr Gerontol Int, 15(2), 233-234, 201502
  32. Brain Health: A Japanese viewpoint, J Am Med Dir Assoc, 17(5), 455, 201605
  33. Cognitive function has a stronger correlation with perceived age than with chronological age, GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 20(8), 779-784, 202008
  34. Use of psychotropic drugs and drugs with anticholinergic properties among residents with dementia in intermediate care facilities for older adults in Japan: a cohort study, BMJ OPEN, 11(4), 2021