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Shamima Akter

Deputy Director

Chief,
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Research Interests:
Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, Non-communicable Disease

E-mail:  shamima@gphrf.org

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Doctor of Philosophy (Major in Demography)
Dept. of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Master of Science
Dept. of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Bachelor of Science
Dept. of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Chief
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Jul, 2017 - present
Senior Researcher
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Jul, 2016 - Jun, 2017
Researcher (Post Doc)
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Dec, 2012 - Jun, 2016
Researcher
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Apr, 2012 - Mar, 2013
Researcher (Post Doc, Short-term)
Department of Epidemiology and International Health, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Oct, 2011 - Mar, 2012

Sultana P, Rahman MT, Roy DC, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MM, Akter MJ. Tobacco control policies to promote awareness and smoke-free environments in residence and workplace to reduce passive tobacco smoking in Bangladesh and its correlates. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6): E0198942.

Akter S, Goto A, Mizoue T. Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017; 27(12):553-561.

Akter S, Kurotani K, Sato M, Hayashi T, Kuwahara K, Mastsushita Y, Nakagawa_T_et_al. High Serum Phospholipid Dihomo-γ-Linoleic Acid Concentration and Low Δ5-Desaturase Activity Are Associated with Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults in the Hitachi Health Study. J Nutr. 2017; 147(8):1558-1566.

Akter S, Nanri A, Mizoue T, Noda M, Sawada S, Sasazuki N, Tsugane S. Dietary acid load and mortality among Japanese men and women: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2017; 106(1):146-154.

Rahman MM, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MS, Sultana P. Trend, projection, and appropriate body mass index cut-off point for diabetes and hypertension in Bangladesh. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017; 126:43-53.

Akter S, Nanri A, Kuwahara K, Mastsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Konishi M, Honda T, Yamamoto S, Hayashi T, Mizoue T. Circulating ferritin concentrations and risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese.. J Diabetes Investig. 2017; 8(4):462-470.

Akter S, Kashino I, Mizoue T, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Nakayama T, Tanaka K, Tamakoshi_A_et_al. Coffee drinking and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review and meta-analysis among the Japanese population. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2016; 46(8):781-787.

Akter S, Eguchi M, Kurotani K, Kochi T, Kashino I, Ito R, Kuwahara K, Tsuruoka H, Kabe I, Mizoue T. Serum 25(OH)D and metabolic syndrome among the Japanese: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study. Nutrition. 2016; 36:26-32.

Akter S, Okazaki H, Kuwahara K, Miyamoto T, Murakami T, Shimizu C, Shimizu M, Kentaro_et_al. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study. Plos One. 2015; 10(7): E0132166.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Akter S, Abe SK, Saito E, Shibuya K. Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey. Journal of Hypertension. 2015; 33(3):465-72.

Rahman MS, Akter S, Abe SK, Islam MR, Mondal MNI, Rahman JAMS, Rahman MM. Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Diabetes in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. Plos One. 2015; 10(2): E0118365.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their risk factors among Bangladeshi adults: a nationwide survey.. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2014; 92:204-213A.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Nationwide Survey of Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes and Prediabetes in Bangladeshi Adults. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(1):e9-10.

Akter S, Jesmin S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Khatun MT, Yamaguchi N, Akashi H, Mizutani T. Higher Gravidity and Parity Are Associated with Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Rural Bangladeshi Women. Plos One. 2013; 8(8):e68319.

Jesmin S, Akter S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Mondal MNI, Sultana SN, Mowa CN, Yamaguchi N, Okazaki O, Satoru. et al. Disruption of components of vascular endothelial growth factor angiogenic signalling system in metabolic syndrome. Findings from a study conducted in rural Bangladeshi women. Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2013; 109(4):696-705.

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