Wagatsuma Yukiko

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Wagatsuma Yukiko
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Medicine
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1992
Dec 1992
Researcher, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
May 1992
Sep 1995
Expert on Epidemiology, (Infectious Disease Control Project, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana), Japan International Cooperation Agency
Jul 1997
Jul 1999
Expert on Epidemiology, (Infectious Disease Control Project, Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, Harare, Zimbabwe), Japan International Cooperation Agency
Sep 1997
May 1999
Post-doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Jan 2000
Mar 2005
Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins University


Apr 1981
Mar 1987
School of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Aug 1989
May 1990
Master of Public Health Program, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University
Sep 1990
May 1997
Doctor of Public Health Program, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Mar 2011
Mar 2011
DoDEA Pacific Far East Junior Science and Humanities  DoDEA Pacific Far East Junior Science and Humanities
Apr 2008
Apr 2011
World Health Organization  WHO/SEARO
Dec 2006
Dec 2008
International Vaccine Initiative  The Asia- Pacific Dengue Prevention Board

Awards & Honors

Dec 2015
Best Paper Award 2015

Published Papers

CK, Nyamasege;EW, Kimani-Murage;M, Wanjohi;E, Ma;M, Fukushige;Y, Wagatsuma
J Dev Orig Health Dis.      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Inadequate knowledge in maternal nutrition is one of the determinants of low birth weight. However, little evidence is available on whether maternal nutrition counselling alone can influence birth weight among women from low socioeconomic househol...
Nunokawa, Takahiro; Yokogawa, Naoto; Shimada, Kota; Sugii, Shoji; Nishino, Jinju; Gosho, Masahiko; Wagatsuma, Yukiko; Tohma, Shigeto
Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism   48(4) 573-578   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
[OBJECTIVES] To evaluate the prophylactic effect of sulfasalazine against Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.
[METHODS] We used a nationwide Japanese multicenter RA database to extract data from 2005 an...
Earlier Detection of Pregnancy with Serum Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Shows Excellent Prognostic Value in Gestation 4 Weeks after In Vitro Fertilization
Kawasaki, Akiko;Okamoto, Hajime;Kita, Naoki;Ainoya, Yoko;Wada, Atsushi;Wagatsuma, Yukiko;Satoh, Toyomi
Research Article   1(1) 16-20   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Ferdous, Farzana; Rashid, Md. Harunor; Ma, Enbo; Raqib, Rubhana; Hamada, Hiromi; Wagatsuma, Yukiko
TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HEALTH   46    Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Tafida, Mahammad Abbas; Wagatsuma, Yukiko; Ma, Enbo; Mizutani, Taro; Abe, Toshikazu
Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association   23(2) 273-276   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
[BACKGROUND] Spine injury epidemiology in Japan has not been studied since the 1990s when its incidence was 39.4-40.2 per million and the major cause of injury was motor vehicle crashes. We elucidate the current epidemiological state of spinal inj...

Books etc

Ultrasound in schistosomiasis: A practical guide to the standardized use of ultrasonography for the assessment of schistosomiasis-related morbidity.
Abdel-Wahab, MF;Campagne, G;Doehring, E;Garba, A;Hammou, A;Hatz, C;Homeida, MMA;Kardorff, R;Magak, PW;Mbaye, A;Olveda, RM;Qurashi, MA;Ramarokoto, CE;Richter, J;Traore, M;Wagatsuma, Y;Zhongdao, W. WHO Working Group. (Part:Supervisor)
World Health Organization   Jan 2000   

Conference Activities & Talks

野沢佑子;我妻, ゆき子
The 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association   1 Feb 2018   Japan Epidemiological Association
Community-acquired pneumonia and choronic comorbidity: The Charlson Comorbidity Index
Nguyen, Mai;Saito, Nobuyuki;Wagatsuma, Yukiko
The 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association   1 Feb 2018   Japan Epidemiological Association
Lifestyle patterns of health check-up participants and association with hyperglycemia in Mito, Japan
Manda, Chrispin Mahala;Ma, Enbo;Wagatsuma, Yukiko
The 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association   1 Feb 2018   
Comorbidity pattern of community-acquired pneumonia patients in a tertiary hospital , Japan
Nguyen, Mai;Saito, Nobuyuki;Wagatsuma, Yukiko
グローバルヘルス合同大会   24 Nov 2017   日本熱帯医学会、日本保健医療学会、日本渡航医学会
Nutrition counseling offered to pregnant women reduces low birth weight among infants born in urban informal settlements of Kenya
Nyamasege, Carolyn Kemunto;Kimani-Murage, Elizabeth Wambui;Ma, Enbo;Wagatsuma, Yukiko
グローバルヘルス合同大会   24 Nov 2017   日本熱帯医学会、日本保健医療学会、日本渡航医学会

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Ibaraki JA Cohort Study
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan: COI Program
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yukiko Wagatsuma