2015-2016 Takemi Fellows

32nd group front row: Monica Viegas, Nkechi Onyeneho, Jesse Bump (Executive Director), Deborah Atobrah, Junko Tanuma. Back Row: Tokuko Munesue, Mara Barcelos, Takao Toyokawa, Amy Levin (Program Coordinator), Hector Castro, Michael Reich (Director), Ya-Ming Liu, Ro-Ting Lin. Not pictured: Kathryn G. Andrews, Hye-Young Kwon.

  1. Evaluation of Family Health Strategy in Brazil Monica Viegas ANDRADE, PhD- Brazil Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  2. Sexual and reproductive health matters among young people in Ghana: an ethnographic study using the biography of the body Deborah ATOBRAH, PhD- Ghana Research Fellow, Univ. of Ghana
  3. Primary health care quality standards in breast and cervical cancer screening in Brazil: External evaluation of the programme for improved primary care access and quality Mara BARCELOS, MD, MSc- Brazil Assistant Professor, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo; Medcial Doctor, Health office of Vitoria-ES
  4. The political economy of the current health sector reform in Colombia Hector CASTRO, MD, MSc, PhD- Colombia Chief Executive Director, Health Technology Assessment Institute of Colombia- IETS; Researcher, Research Center for Social Protection & Health Economics, PROESA
  5. The impact of high-tech manufacturing industry on respiratory mortality in Taiwan Ro-Ting LIN, PhD, MSc- Taiwan
  6. Pharmaceutical Policy in Taiwan: Pricing and Utilization of New Drugs Ya-Ming LIU, PhD- Taiwan Professor, Department of Economics, National Cheng Kung University
  7. Policies on the response to disaster and support for disaster victims from the perspective of the right to health Tokuko MUNESUE, PhD- Japan Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University
  8. Anemia in Pregnancy: A cross–sectional study of attitudes and practice among women of childbearing ages in the Southeast Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria Nkechi ONYENEHO, PhD- Nigeria Senior Lecturer, University of Nigeria
  9. Preparedness for admission of patients with Ebola virus disease in designated hospitals in Japan Takao TOYOKAWA, MD, MPH, PhD- Japan Chief Physician, Div of Infectious Diseases, Dept of Internal Medicien, Okinawa Prefectural Nanbu Medical Center

Continuing Fellows:

  1. Predicting physicians’ prescribing behaviors after patent expiration Hye-Young KWON, PhD, MPH, BPharm – South Korea Research Professor, Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University
  2. Clinical outcome of ART in a cohort of HIV-infected adults in Hanoi Junko TANUMA, MD, PhD – Japan Chief Physician, Outpatient Clinic, AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Takemi Program Associates:

  1. Kathryn G. Andrews, MPH Candidate for Doctor of Science, Dept. of Global Health and Population (Population and Family Health), Harvard Chan School