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Kimura Yumi


Field Nutrition, Public Health

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  • 2016.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assistant Professor

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Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Medicine School of Public Health Completed Ph.D (Public Health) 2012.03

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University 2012.04 - 2016.03

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  • Hygiene and public health-related: including laboratory approach, Family and consumer sciences, and culture and living-related, Area studies-related

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  • Association between objectively measured chewing ability and frailty: A cross-sectional study in central Thailand., Iwasaki M, Kimura Y, Sasiwongsaroj K, Kettratad-Pruksapong M, Suksudaj S, Ishimoto Y, Chang NY, Sakamoto R, Matsubayashi K, Songpaisan Y, Miyazaki H, Geriatrics & gerontology international,18(6) 860-866, 2018.06, Other

  • Barley Consumption in Himalayan Highlands: Changes in Grain Intakes, Nutrition, and Health in Ladakh, India, Yumi Kimura, Himalayan Study Monographs,19, 2018.03, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Diet and Lifestyle of Tibetan Nomad Settled in City:Case Report from the Research at Tibetan Refugee Camp in Ladakh, India, Yumi Kimura, Ryota Sakamoto, Motonao Ishikawa, Kuniaki Suwa, Tsering Norboo, Kiyohito Okumiya, Himalayan Study Monographs,1(18) 92-101, 2017.03,, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Relationship Between Oral Dysfunction, Physical Disability, and Depressive Mood in Community-Dwelling Elderly Adults in Japan., Chang NY, Kimura Y, Ishimoto Y, Wada T, Fukutomi E, Chen WL, Sakamoto R, Fujisawa M, Okumiya K, Matsubayashi K, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,64(8) 1734-1735, 2016.08, Other

  • Needs of Diet in Super Aged Society, KIMURA Yumi, The Journal of Science Policy and Research Management,31(3) 297-305, 2016.04,, Papers(In Japanese)

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  • Geriatric Gerontology International, Best Article Award 2013, Geriatric Gerontology International, 2013.06