Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2008

Department of Biostatistics

  • Evaluation of drug effect in application of Markov model to longitudinal states transition of Patient Reported Outcome in patients with COPD

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Industry views on biosimilar development in Japan

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Hospital system and organizational culture characteristics affecting continuous development – A case study –
  • Factors affecting elderly healthcare expenditures at the secondary healthcare area level
  • A multifaceted analysis of the public medical insurance system in the healthcare reform
  • Identification of factor related to pharmacotherapy prescription practices based on heart failure treatment guidelines and a comparison of medical resource consumption between two prescription patterns
  • Blood product utilization in the Japanese national university hospitals – How can we improve the criteria for the transfusion management fees?

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • Urinary isoflavones and lignan polyphenol in Japanese females
  • Construction of the atmospheric transport model for predicting trans-boundary air pollution in East Asia: Validation by monitoring data for lead concentration in human blood

Department of Field Medicine

  • Diet and health of the elderly in the community: with a focus on food diversity

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Socio-Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics of Male Injecting Drug Users Compared to Non-Injecting Drug Users in Tehran, Iran: A Clinic-Based Cross-Sectional Study
  • Predictors of Incident HIV Infection among a Cohort of Pregnant Women Recruited Through a Maternity Ward in Lusaka, Zambia

Department of Ecology with Emphasis on the Environment

  • Development of the method to detect a new clone of Vibrio parahaemolyticus that is responsible for a pandemic

Department of Preventive Services

  • Effectiveness of Web-based peer-conscious health support and Email-based individual support: A randomized controlled trial
  • The effectiveness of CPR training for citizens: How the training changes rescuers’ behaviors and patients’ outcomes?

Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • Investigation into the management of intellectual property in a large collaborative research between industry and academia/li>
  • Investigation into industries’ value estimation of bio-medical patents from universities
  • Investigation into the foreign patent applications of stem cell-related technology
  • The study on the situation of setting the university policy and rule on conflicts of interest in clinical research

Master of Clinical Research Course

  • The present situation about the management and treatment of osteoporosis in patients being prescribed oral glucocorticoid for the long term: Clinical guideline adherence and related factors
  • Assessment of colorectal lesions using magnifying endoscopy
  • Falls associated with pollakiuria and nocturia in Parkinsonian disorders (protocol)
  • Impact of verification bias on the assessment of MRI for diagnosis of meniscal tears
  • Antimicrobial usage and bacteriological examination: What makes carbapenem antibiotics use more frequently in treatment of lower respiratory infections and urinary tract infections?

Genetic Counselor Course

  • Characteristic of genetic counselling in the unit of clinical genetics
  • Survey on predictive genetic testing in minors
  • Communication of hereditary cancer risk within families: semi-structured interviews with clients
  • Roles and tasks of genetic counseling for myotonic dystrophy: A case series review and interview study
  • Development of an informative brochure for genetic counseling about preimplantation genetic diagnosis

Clinical Research Coordinator Course

  • Off-laber uses of drugs and adverse events in pediatric pharmacotherapy: Examples of dosage form changes for oral anti-spasticity drugs
  • Quality of umbilical cord blood for stem cell transplantation: survey in Japan
  • Attitude of patients toward clinical trials, when they were approached about entering a clinical trial: Why patients enter clinical trials