Staff Profile

NameOKUMIYA, Kiyohito
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionAssociate Professor
Year of Birth1961
Academic CareerKochi Medical School (Kochi) (1986)
Professional CareerAssociate professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2004)
Visitting clinical and research fellow, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada (2002-2003)
Assistant professor (Lecturer), Department of Medicine and Geriatirics, Kochi Medical School(1999)
Assistant professor, Department of Medicine and Geriatirics, Kochi Medical School (1992)
Research resident, Department of Anatomy, Shiga University of Medical Science (1992)
Medical Staff , Department of Neurology in Sumitomo Hospital(1990)
Resident, Department of Circulatory Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital (1988)
Resident in Department of Medicine and Geriatirics, Kochi Medical School Hospital (1986)
Higher DegreesPh.D. (Kochi Medical School, 1996)
M.D. (Kochi Medical School, 1986), Japanese Medical License Registration (No. 299199)
Fields of SpecializationField Medicine
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Neurology
Internal Medicine
Academic Society MembershipsJapanese Society of Neurology
Japanese Society of Geriatrics
Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Japanese Society of Hypertension
AwardsAwards of Novartis foundation for Gerontological Research, Japan Geriatrics Society.

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

Okumiya K 2008,01 "Rojinryoku" in Japanese. Kagaku 78 :81-83. (in Japanese)  

Ishine M, Okumiya K, Hirosaki M, Sakamoto R, Fujisawa M, Hotta N, Otsuka K, Nishinaga M, Doi Y, Matsubayashi K 2008 Prevalence of hypertension and its awareness, treatment, and satisfactory control through treatment in elderly Japanese. J Am Geriatr Soc 56(2) :374-375.(reviewed).  

Fujisawa M, Okumiya K, Maysubayashi K, Hamada T, Endo H, Doi Y 2008 Factors associated with carotid atherosclerosis in the oldest elderly over 80 years in the community. Geriatrics & Gerotology International 8(1) :12-18.(reviewed).  

Fujisawa M, Ishine M, Okumiya K, Otsuka K, Matsubayashi K. 2007 Trends in diabetes. Lancet 369 :1257-1257.(reviewed).  

Fujisawa M, Ishine M, Okumiya K, Nishinaga M, Doi Y, Ozawa T, Matsubayashi K 2007 Effects of long-term exercise class on prevention of falls in community-dwelling elderly: Kahoku Longitudinal Aging Study. Geriatrics & Gerotology International 7(4) :357-362.(reviewed).  

Okumiya K, Ishine M 2007 Health in highlanders and globalization. Nihon Tozanigakkai Zasshi 27. (in Japanese)  

Okumiya K, et al 2007 Diabetes mellitus in the elderly in Laos and comparison with the peoples in some regions on the Mekong Basin and Japan. Himalayan Study Monographs 8 :39-48. (in Japanese) (reviewed).  

Okumiya K 2007 The 82 years-old marathone runner- universality and diversity of human ageing-. Ecosophia 19 :43-51. (in Japanese)  

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Okumiya K The close association between economic status and glucose intolerance in the community-dwelling elderly in Asian countries. Forum of health and development in Lao PDR, 2007,09,24, Vientiane, Laos.  

Okumiya K Medical and geriatric aspects of highlanders. Engaging the challenge, Symposium of United Nation University, 2007,06,27, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. (in Japanese)  

Okumiya K Prevalence of diabetes in the community-dwelling elderly . The 49th annual meeting of the Japan geriatrics society , 2007,06,22, Sapporo, Hokkaido. (in Japanese)  

Okumiya K Prevalence of diabetes in the community-dwelling elderly in Kochi. The 49th annual meeting of the Japan geriatrics society, 2007,06,22, Sapporo, Hokkaido. (in Japanese)  

Okumiya K Health in highlanders and globalization. The 27th annual scietific meeting of Japanese society of mountain medicine, 2007,06,02, Zaocho, Miyagi. (in Japanese)  

【Poster Presentation】

Okumiya K The close association between economic status and glucose intolerance in the community-dwelling elderly in Asian countries. Congress of geriatrics and gerontology in Asia, 2007,10,22, Beijing, China.  

Okumiya K The association between economic status and diabetes in the community-dwelling elderly in Asia. The health forum of Kohn Kean University, 2007,10,17, Kohn Kaen, Thailand.  

【Invited Lecture / Honoronary Lecture / Panelist】

Okumiya K Fieldwork survey of neurodegenerative diseases in West New-Guinea in 2001-02 and 2006-07. Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neurology, 2007, Nagoya, Japan. (in Japanese)