MIURA Hiroko

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MIURA Hiroko
National Institute of Public Health
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Academic & Professional Experience

Dec 2008
Mar 2011
Director, Department of Oral Health, National Institute of Public Health
Assistant Professor, The Univ.of Tokyo
- Professor, Kyushu Univ.of Health and Welfare
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences Univ.of Hokkaido
Instructer, Health Sciences Univ.of Hokkaido


Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Faculty of Dentistry, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido

Published Papers

Roles and requirements of Japanese Dieticians in International Cooperation
Shikanai S, Kusama K, Miura H, Ishikawa M
Asian Journal of Dietetics   1 40-45   2019   [Refereed]
The relationship between Vitamin C and periodontal diseases: a systematic review
Tada A, Miura H
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health      2019   [Refereed]
Salivary levels of hemoglobin for screening periodontal disease: a systematic review
Nomura Y, Okada A, Tamaki Y, Miura H
Int J Dent      2018   [Refereed]
Association of mastication and factors affecting masticatory function with obesity in adults: a systematic review
Tada A, Miura H
BMC Oral Health   18(1) 76   2018   [Refereed]
Relationship between the necessary support level for oral hygiene and performance of physical, daily activity, and cognitive functions
Tamaki Y, Hiratsuka Y, Kumakawa T, Miura H
Int J Dent      2018   [Refereed]
Diagnosing the double burden of malnutrition using estimated deviation values in low- and lower-middle-income countries
Ishikawa M, Yokoyama T, Sagehashi M, Kunugita N, Miura H
PLos ONE   13(12)    2018   [Refereed]
Association between mastication and cognitive status: A systematic review
Tada A, Miura H
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics      2017   [Refereed]
Community-based initial survey for prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Central Fiji
Silatolu A, Nomura M, Nishi N, Kinoshita S, Kikuchi M, Matsuura S, Prasad A, Miyoshi M, Ishikawa M, Miura H, Tukana I
Fiji Journal of Public Health   5(2) 17-20   2016   [Refereed]
What makes patients satisfied with their healthcare? Nationwide patient experience surveys in Japan
Kawashima Kodama T, Osawa E, Okamoto E, Miura H
Nursing and Care   4(5)    2015   [Refereed]
Relationship among subjective satisfaction with verbal communication, dental status, and health-related quality of life in Japanese community-residing elderly individuals
Hara S, Miura H, Yamasaki K, Morisaki N
Advances in Applied Sociology   5 32-39   2015   [Refereed]


Recent measures in geriatric oral health care in Japan.
Miura H, Tano R
Journal of the National Institute of Public Health   25(2) 126-133   2019
Global policy directions for maternal and child health in the SDG era
Journal of the National Institute of Public Health   66 395-401   2017
Oral health and general health at the early stage of ageing: A review of contemporary studies
MIURA Hiroko
Jpn Dent Sci Review   50 15-20   2014
Prevention of aspiration pneumonia (AP) with oral care
Tada A , Miura H
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics   55 16-21   2012
Physical, mental and social factors affecting self-rated verbal communication among elderly individuals
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   Vol.4 p.100-104    2004


Survey on oral health status of the elderly in Hokkaido
Survey on oral health status of the elderly in Korea
Survey on hoalth statur of the elderly in Kyushu
Health Aurvey in Vietnam
Health policy and planning

Research Grants & Projects

Study on the oral health of the elderly
Project Year: 1993 - 2013
Study on dental caries and socioeconomical factors
Project Year: 1985 - 2013
Evaluation on dysphagia of the elderly
Project Year: 2001 - 2013
Verbal communication ability between the impaired elderly and the caregivers, and caregivers' burden
Basic Research Promotion Service for Health and Medical Field
Project Year: 2003 - 2005
Evaluation on health policy planning