Disaster-related Public Health

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Professor: Shinichi KURIYAMA
Assistant Professor: Hiroko MATSUBARA
Disaster Public Health, Molecular Epidemiology.
We conduct molecular epidemiology of chronic diseases, and also our aim includes elucidation of molecular mechanism of autistic spectrum disorders.
 
•We are conducting  cohort studies to improve person’s health in the affected area.
•Our division has collaboration with Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization. We conduct Three-Generation cohort study and The long-term community child health survey in Miyagi Prefecture.
•We have developed brochures which indicates the importance of receiving medical services to patients, especially children, with allergic diseases.
•We are assessing the developmental curves of children in the affected area using data of health check-ups conducted by local governments.