2014-2015 Takemi Fellows

31st cohort front row: Front Row: Nadeem Alduaij, Sujin Kim, Man Ki (Maggie) Kwok, Svetlana Doubova, El-Fatih El-Samani, Michael Reich (Program Director), Maryam Farvid, Junko Tanuma, Hye-Young (Haeyoung) Kwon. Back Row: Dario Novak, Shogo Kanamori, Ahmed Daak, Sang Min Park, Amy Levin (Program Coordinator), Ronald Tran Ba Huy, Ken Hashimoto.  Not pictured: Shinichi Tomioka, Marika Nomura-Baba.

  1. Financing health in the Arabian Gulf: Why the narrative matters
    Nadeem ALDUAIJ
    , MD, MPH, FAAEM – Kuwait
    Emergency Physician/HMS Instructor in Emergency Medicine, BIDMC
  2. Epidemiological study and development of a comprehensive primary health care and management program for sickle cell disease in Sudan
    Ahmed DAAK, PhD, MSc, MBBS – Sudan
    Assistant Professor of Medical Biochemistry, University of Khartoum
  3. 1) Access to Healthcare and Financial Risk Protection for Older Adults in Mexico: Comparing Seguro Popular and Social Security and 2) Attributes of patient-centered primary care associated with the public perception of good healthcare quality in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and El Salvador
    Svetlana DOUBOVA, DSc, MSc, MD – Mexico
    Head of the Epidemiology and Health Services Research Unit, Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)
  4. Development of a diploma/master’s degree in epidemiology training program for Sudan and neighboring countries
    El Fatih El SAMANI, ScD, ScM, M Comm H, MBBS – Sudan
    Professor of Community Medicine, Ahfad University for Women
  5. Dietary Sources of Protein and Total and Disease-Specific Mortality: the Golestan Cohort Study
    Maryam FARVID, PhD – Iran
  6. Determinants of Health Service Responsiveness in Community-based Vector Surveillance for Chagas disease in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras
    Ken HASHIMOTO, PhD, MBA, MSc – Japan
  7. Effectiveness in introducing the Japanese 5S concept to healthcare facilities in developing countries
    Shogo KANAMORI, MSc, MPH – Japan
    Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
  8. The effects of public pensions on elderly depression in South Korea
    Sujin KIM, PhD, MPH, BPharm – South Korea
  9. Where do socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular disease originate? Money, Income Inequality, Grade and Rank in a Non-western Rapidly Transitioned Setting (MIGRANTS)
    Man Ki (Maggie) KWOK, PhD, MPhil – Hong Kong
    Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong (HKUSPH)
  10. Explaining the market expansion mechanism in Korea after the entry of generic drugs; the impact of new generic policy on market competition among off-patent drugs
    Hye-Young (Haeyoung) KWON, PhD, MPH, BPharm – South Korea
    Research Professor, Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University
  11. An analysis of gender inequalities in Maternal Child Health/Nutrition in Lao PDR
    Marika NOMURA-BABA, PhD, MHE – Japan
  12. Social Capital and Youth Physical Activity: High School Population-Based Study in Croatia
    Dario NOVAK, EdD, MA – Croatia
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
  13. 1) Unofficial health market and its impact on health systems in North Korea
    2) Assessing of Health Aid Trend in North Korea (2002-2013)
    Sang Min PARK, PhD, MD, MPH – South Korea
    Associate Professor, Center for Medicine and Korean Reunification, Seoul National University
    Chief, Center for Cancer Education and Information, Seoul National University
  14. The Multi-Center HIV Cohort Studies in Asia: Hanoi HIV Cohort and East Asia Clinical HIV Cohort
    Junko TANUMA, MD, PhD – Japan
    Chief Physician, Outpatient Clinic, AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine
  15. Impact of socio-economic-status (SES) on hospital based care in Japan – DPC data based study
    Shinichi TOMIOKA
    , MD, MSc, FYR – Japan
  16. Have results-based financing models delivered against health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and how should these models be adapted post-2015?
    Ronald TRAN BA HUY, MSc – France
    Regional Manager – Central Africa, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria