Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2011

Department of Biostatistics

  • Bias reduction using external information in safety evaluation of post-marketed drug
  • Sampling methods in the source data verification for quality control in clinical trial data
  • Pharmacovigilance signal detection using Japanese spontaneous reports: Methods based on Bayesian probability and misclassification probability
  • Design and analysis of clinical trials in heterogeneous population for irreversible endpoints: Application to infertility trials

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Analysis of factors affecting the variations among hospitals in medication management and counseling based on administrative data
  • The effect of hospital centralization on travel time and equality

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • A preliminary ecological investigation on the contamination of woodlands and forest products with radioactive cesium within the planned evacuation area in Fukushima

Department od Field Medicine

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in a Rural Depopulated Aged Town under Long-Term Care Insurance System in Japan

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Risk perception of HIV/STI and sexual behavior of clubbing university student: Qualitative research
  • Factors affecting drop out from rehabilitation among street youth in Mexico City
  • Descriptive epidemiological study: mental health and the transitional stress among Korean students in Kyoto University

Department of Health Informatics

  • Developing the Japanese version of EQOP: Assessing quality of patient and family information pamphlets on pediatric allergy
  • How do Japanese breast cancer survivors and cancer counselors recognize the online patients narrative video sites?: The study of “Narratives of health and illness”
  • Factors associated with loss to follow-up among HIV-infected patients in a Japanese hospital: a nested case-control study

Department of Preventive Services

  • Public-access defibrillation by locations out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: for suitable AED placement

Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • Investigation on pharmacological data in pharmaceutical patent applications filed by universities
  • Analysis of U.S. and European VC investment’s activities in Asia and discussion of the policy to attract U.S. and European VCs to invest in Japan
  • A case study on patent application strategy of the iPS cells technology
  • Study on the technological articles contributing to initiate industry-university joint researches
  • Research on drug life-cycle management based on PMDA approval information

Genetic Counselor Course

  • An interview survey on the operation of associations of patients with inherited intractable disorders and families – Focusing on unique approaches adopted by associations –
  • Informing children of genetic risks – Semi-structured interviews with the spouses of MEN patients –

Clinical Research Coordinator Course

  • A survey of CRC’s attitudes toward “research”- Analysis of presentations and presenters’ awareness

Master of Clinical Research

  • Factors associated with not prescribing antihypertensive medications in hypertensive patients with diabetes mellitus
  • First therapeutic intervention in multiple trauma patients with pelvic fracture and hemoperitoneum: a observational study from the Japan Trauma Data Bank
  • Assessment of sputum quality and culture among hospitalized patients with community-acquired and health care associated pneumonia
  • Tendency of hypertensive individuals that underwent medical checkups in Japan: a retrospective cohort study
  • Multiphasic epidemiologic analyses of pre-hospital and administrative factors for the improvement of outcomes from pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrests