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Akiko Kamimura

Title: Associate Professor
College: Social & Behavioral Science
School / Department: Sociology
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My research projects cover a wide variety of health issues, for example, community health for underserved populations, violence against women, health care organizations and policy, infectious disease and environmental health, mental health and global health issues. My community health project aim at evaluating needs, implementing health education programs, and evaluation the programs to further develop effective health promotion strategies for underserved populations in the community. My projects concerning violence against women contribute to expanding the literature on health and violence against women, and to providing knowledge for developing intervention programs and research projects to improve health and safety of women in the world.