Department of Health Sciences was established in 1981. Professor Makoto Higurashi, Professor Akio Asaka and Professor Zentaro Yamagata has been directing the department. Graduate students can achieve master's degree and doctoral degree with daily effort. We lecture epidemiology, public health, human genetics and practice of epidemiology for graduate and undergraduate students. We welcome students who are willing to contribute to human health and welfare.
1. Koshu Project is an ongoing prospective cohort of pregnant women and their children in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan. In the project, we research maternal and child health.
2. Center for Birth Cohort Studies of University of Yamanashi has been contributing to a nation-wide survey of Japan Environmental and Children's Study (JECS). The purpose of this survey is to explore the effect of environmental factors of children and mothers on child growth and development. We will follow up children from antenatal period to the age of 13 years.
|Ｎame||Title・Positions||Main Research Focus|
|Zentaro YAMAGATA||Professor||Public Health, Epidemiology, Human genetics|
|Hiroshi YOKOMICHI||Associate Professor||Public Health, Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology|
|Kazunari ONISHI||Associate Professor||Environmental Helath, Public Health, Epidemiology|
|Kunio MIYAKE||Associate Professor||Epigenetics, Human genetics|
|Yuuka AKIYAMA||Assistant Professor||Public Health, Epidemiology, Nutorition|
|Reiji KOJIMA||Assistant Professor||Pediatrics, Epidemiology|
|Tadao OOOKA||Assistant Professor||Public Health, Epidemiology|
|Miri SATO||Assistant Professor||Psychology, Epidemiology, Pharmacy|