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Fukushima Medical University
Fukushima Medical University Integrated Center for Science and Humanities
Job title
Master of Public Health(Harvard School of Public Health)
Other affiliation
Fukushima Medical University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2000
Nov 2001
Population Council, Fellow
Jan 2002
Aug 2002
Department of Public Health
Harvard School of Public Health, Takemi Fellow
Apr 2016
Center for Integrated Science and Humanities


Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University
Harvard School of Public Health
Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Yamagata University

Awards & Honors

Jan 2012
Distinguished Reviewer 2011, Journal of Epidemiology

Published Papers

Oral contraceptives and women's health in Japan.
Goto A, Reich MR, Aitken I
Journal of American Medical Association   282 2173-2177   1999   [Refereed]
A reproductive health survey on unintended pregnancy in Yamagata, Japan: Feasibility of the survey and test-retest reliability and validity of a questionnaire.
Goto A, Yasumura S, Fukao A
Journal of Epidemiology   10 376-382   2000   [Refereed]
Abortion trends in Japan, 1975-95
Goto A, Fujiyama-Koriyama C, Fukao A, Reich MR
Studies in Family Planning   31 301-308   2000   [Refereed]
Factors related with induced abortion among primigravid women in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Nguyen TDV, Nguyen QV, Trinh HP, Huynh NKT, Tran MT, Nguyen TTV, Nguyen DP, Tran TL, Goto A
Journal of Epidemiology   12 375-382   2002   [Refereed]
A case-control study on the relationship between induced abortion and secondary tubal infertility in Vietnam
Pham NM, Nguyen QV, Ho MT, Mai TCD, Vuong TNL, Do MHT, Huynh TH, Nguyen TQ, Tran LMH, Le KD, Goto A
Fukushima Journal of Medical Science   48 15-25   2002   [Refereed]

Books etc

Basic methodology of scientific research for clinicians
JICA Partnership Program   2014   
Governing Health Systems for Nations and Communities around the World
Lamprey & Lee   2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

Associations of psychosocial factors with maternal confidence among Japanese and Vietnamese mothers
Goto A
The Joint Scientific Meeting of IEA Western Pacific Region and Japan Epidmeiological Association   Nov 2009   
Parenting support in Fukushima City, Japan.
Goto A.
Harvard Conference   Feb 2013   
Leveraging the voice of community workers in health governance: A two-case study from Zambia and Japan
Henning M, Chi C, Goto A, Reich MR.
Takemi Program 30th Anniversary Symposium   Oct 2013   
Immediate effects of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster on depressive symptoms among mothers with infants: A prefectural-wide cross-sectional study from the Fukushima Health Management Survey.
Goto A, Bromet EJ, Fujimori K; Pregnancy and Birth Survey Group of the Fukushima Health Management Survey
WPA Section on Epidemiology and Public Health   2014   
Capacity building toward evidence-based medicine among health care professionals in Ho Chi Minh City
後藤あや,Le TQN, Tran TT, Nguyen QV, Nguyen TK
日本疫学会総会   Jan 2014   


Epidemiological Research Training Course, Vietnam
The Others   2000
Reproducive Tract Infection Survey, JICA Reproductive Health Project, Nghe An, Vietnam
The Others   2001 - 2004