AZUMA Kenichi

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Name
AZUMA Kenichi
E-mail
kenazumamed.kindai.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kindai University
Section
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Environmental Medicine and Behavioral Science
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
National Institute of Public HealthNational Institute for Environmental StudiesLouis Pasteur Center for Medical Research
ORCID ID
0000-0002-6382-9807

Profile

Public Health Specialist, Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Public Health

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Behavioral Science, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine
 
Nov 2018
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Today
Visiting fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies
 
Apr 2016
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Today
Visiting fellow, National Institute of Public Health
 
Dec 2009
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Mar 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Behavioral Science, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
 
Apr 2010
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Today
Visiting fellow, Louis Pasteur Center for Medical Research
 
Nov 2007
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Nov 2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Behavioral Science, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2007
Visiting Researcher, National Institure of Public Health
 
Apr 1988
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Oct 2007
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
 

Education

 
Mar 2006
 - 
Apr 2007
Division of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1988
Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Jun 2016
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Today
Japanese Society of Clinical Ecology  Boardman
 
Aug 2015
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Today
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications  Environmental dispute coordination commission
 
Aug 2015
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Today
Japan Society for Occupational Health  Committee for Recommendation of Occupational Exposure Limits
 
Jul 2015
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Mar 2016
City of Kobe  Council on development of countermeasure plan for empty dwellings
 
Jul 2015
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Today
Japanese Society for Hygiene  Journal Editor
 
Mar 2015
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Today
Japanese Society for Hygiene  Boardman
 
2014
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Today
Ministry of the Environment  Ad hoc committee of environmental exposure
 
2012
 - 
Today
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare  Committee on Indoor Air Pollution
 
Apr 2011
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Today
World Health Organization  WHO Housing and Health Guideline Developing Group
 
2010
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Today
Ministry of the Environment  Ad hoc committee of health risk
 
2010
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Today
Ministry of the Environment  Committee of health risk assessment
 
Dec 2010
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Today
Society of Indoor Environment Japan  Vice-President
 
Jul 2011
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Today
Japanese Society of Public Health  Boardman
 
Sep 2009
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Today
Japan Society of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine  Boardman
 
Jul 2010
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Today
The Society for Risk Analysis Japan  Journal Editor
 
2011
 - 
2014
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications  Environmental dispute coordination commission
 
2012
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2012
Ministry of the Environment  Working Group on SAICM
 
2008
 - 
2010
World Health Organization  WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Selected pollutants, Working Group
 
2010
 - 
2010
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry  Expert board of eivironmental program for volatile organic compounds
 
2008
 - 
2013
Society of Indoor Environment Japan  Chairperson of Science Committee, Member of Project Committee, Borad member of Kansai Branch
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2019
2019 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University, Medical Society of Kindai University
 
Jul 2018
2018 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University, Medical Society of Kindai University
 
Jul 2017
2017 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University, Medical Society of Kindai University
 
Jun 2016
2016 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University, Medical Society of Kindai University
 
Jul 2015
2015 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University, Medical Society of Kinki University
 
Jul 2014
2014 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University, Medical Society of Kinki University
 
Jul 2014
The 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Hong Kong, July 7–12, 2014: Best Poster Award, International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
 
Jul 2013
2013 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University, Medical Society of Kinki University
 
Dec 2010
2010 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University, Medical Society of Kinki University
 

Published Papers

 
Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Tanigawa M, Bamba I, Azuma M, Takano H, Yoshikawa T, Sakabe K
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine   24 61   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Sugiyama S, Tanaka D, Inoue M, Tokumura M, Okumura J
Building and Environment   163 in press   2019   [Refereed]
An analysis on the nonconformity rates of air environment in specific buildings
Hayashi, M, Kim H, Kaihara N, Kobayashi K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Azuma K
J. Environ. Eng., AIJ   84(765) 1011-1018   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Ohyama M, Nakajima T, Minejima C, Azuma K, Oka K, Itano Y, Kudo S, Takenaka N
International Journal of Environmental Health Research   29(6) 632-642   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Pollution of chemicals in indoor environment:a public health perspective
AZUMA Kenichi
Air Cleaning   57(2) 15-20   Aug 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Atsuko Araki, Kenichi Azuma, Ginji Endo, Yoko Endo, Tetsuhito Fukushima, Kunio Hara, Koji Harada, Hajime Hori, Seichi Horie, Masayoshi Ichiba, Gaku Ichihara, Masayuki Ikeda, Akiyoshi Ito, Yuki Ito, Satoko Iwasawa, Takeyasu Kakumu, Michihiro Kamijima, Kanae Karita, Takahiko Katoh, Toshio Kawai, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Shinji Kumagai, Yukinori Kusaka, Akiko Matsumoto, Muneyuki Miyagawa, Hiroyuki Miyauchi, Yasuo Morimoto, Kasuke Nagano, Hisao Naito, Tamie Nakajima, Makiko Nakano, Tetsuo Nomiyama, Hirokazu Okuda, Masayuki Okuda, Kazuyuki Omae, Haruhiko Sakurai, Kazuhiro Sato, Tomotaka Sobue, Yasushi Suwazono, Toru Takebayashi, Tatsuya Takeshita, Akito Takeuchi, Ayano Takeuchi, Masatoshi Tanaka, Shigeru Tanaka, Teruomi Tsukahara, Masashi Tsunoda, Susumu Ueno, Jun Ueyama, Yumi Umeda, Kenya Yamamoto, Yuko Yamano, Takenori Yamauchi, Eiji Yano
Journal of Occupational Health   61(4) 328-330   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Kunugita N
Journal of Psychosomatic Research   118 1-8   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
This article was selected as Editor's Choice (first quarter in 2019) of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (EAPM).
https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-psychosomatic-research/editors-choice/factors-affecting-self-reported-c...
Azuma K, Ohyama M, Azuma E, Nakajima T
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine   23 52   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Azuma K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H
Environment International   121 51-56   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Hojo S, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Okumura J, Ishkawa S, Miyata M, Mizuki M, Ogura H, Sakabe K.
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health   221(8) 1085-1096   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Reaction between ozone and limonene under reduced pressure conditions simulating an aircraft cabin environment
Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Sugiyama S, Tanaka D, Inoue M, Tokumura M, Okumura J
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate   ID498 8 pages   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Effects of thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentration on building-related symptoms: a longitudinal study in air-conditioned office buildings
Azuma K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Kim H, Kaihara N, Hayashi M, Osawa H
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate   ID106 6 pages   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Araki A, Azuma K, Endo G, Endo Y, Fukushima T, Hara K, Hori H, Horie S, Horiguchi H, Ichiba M, Ichihara G, Ikeda M, Ishitake T, Ito A, Ito Y, Iwasawa S, Kakume T, Kamijima M, Karita K, Katoh T, Kawai T, Kawamoto T, Kumagai S, Kusaka Y, Matsumoto A, Miyagawa M, Miyauchi H, Morimoto Y, Nagano K, Naito H, Nakajima T, Nakano M, Nomiyama T, Okuda H, Okuda N, Omae K, Sakurai H, Sato K, Sobue T, Suwazono Y, Takebayashi T, Takeshita T, Takeuchi A, Takeuchi A, Tanaka M, Tanaka S, Tsukahara T, Tsunoda M, Ueno S, Ueyama J, Umeda Y, Yamamoto K, Yamano Y, Yamauchi T, Yano E.
J Occup Health   60(4) 333-335   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Ohyama M, Horie I, Isohama Y, Azuma K, Adachi S, Minejima C, Takenaka N
Inhalation Toxicology   30(4-5) 149-158   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H
Science of the Total Environment   616–617 1649-1655   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
AZUMA Kenichi
Japanese journal of hygiene   73(2) 143-146   May 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Health risk due to indoor environmental pollution: status and future issues
AZUMA Kenichi
Japanese journal of clinical ecology   26(2) 82-86   Dec 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Kenichi Azuma, Ginji Endo, Yoko Endo, Tetsuhito Fukushima, Kunio Hara, Hajime Hori, Seichi Horie, Hyogo Horiguchi, Masayoshi Ichiba, Gaku Ichihara, Masayuki Ikeda, Tatsuya Ishitake, Akiyoshi Ito, Yuki Ito, Satoko Iwasawa, Michihiro Kamijima, Kanae Karita, Takahiko Kato, Toshio Kawai, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Reiko Kishi, Shinji Kumagai, Yukinori Kusaka, Akiko Matsumoto, Muneyuki Miyagawa, Hiroyuki Miyauchi, Yasuo Morimoto, Kasuke Nagano, Hisao Naito, Tamie Nasu, Tetsuo Nomiyama, Hirokazu Okuda, Kazuyuki Omae, Haruhiko Sakurai, Kazuhiro Sato, Tomotaka Sobue, Yasushi Suwazono, Toru Takebayashi, Tatsuya Takeshita, Akito Takeuchi, Ayano Takeuchi, Masatoshi Tanaka, Shigeru Tanaka, Teruomi Tsukahara, Masashi Tsunoda, Susumu Ueno, Jun Ueyama, Yumi Umeda, Yuko Yamano, Takenori Yamauchi, Eiji Yano
Journal of Occupational Health   59(4) 364-366   Jul 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Indoor Environmental Quality and Health Risk toward Healthier Environment for All
Kenichi Azuma (Part:Contributor, Guidelines and Regulations for Indoor Environmental Quality)
Springer   Nov 2019   ISBN:978-981-32-9182-9
New information and proposal for modern control technology
AZUMA Kenichi (Part:Contributor)
Jul 2019   
WHO Housing and Health Guidelines
WHO Secretariat, Philippa Howden-Chapman (chair), Mike Clarke, Matti Jantunen, Maria del Carmen Rojas, Jeroen Douwes, Angela Mathee, Kenichi Azuma, Lidia Morawska, Hina Zia, David Ormandy, Maria Joao Lopes Freitas, Peter Phibbs, Yaser Al Sharif, Matthias Braubach, David Jacobs (Part:Contributor, Low indoor temperatures and insulation; High indoor temperatures)
World Health Organization, Geneva   Nov 2018   
Environmental Risk Analysis for Asian-Oriented, Risk-Based Watershed Management
Kenichi Azuma, Ikuko Bamba (Part:Contributor, Indoor environmental pollution associated with floods and dampness)
Springer   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-10-8089-0
PM2.5: Role of Oxidative Stress in Health Effects and Prevention Strategy.
AZUMA K, Uchiyama I (Part:Contributor, National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Fine Particles (PM2.5) in Japan)
Nova Science Publishers   May 2015   ISBN:978-1-63482-477-4
Environmental Risk Assessment and Management in Japan and Malaysia
Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Okumura, J. (Part:Contributor, Air Pollution and Health Risks: Indoor Pollutants and Environmental Asbestos in Japan)
Malaysia Cataloguing-in-publication Data   Jan 2010   ISBN:978-967-5227-32-5

Works

 
WHO Housing and Health Guideline, World Health Organization, Geneva, Guideline Developing Group
2011 - Today
WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Selected pollutants, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe,Copenhagen, 454 pages
2008 - 2010

Research Grants & Projects

 
A study on the interaction between environment and health