Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameSAKAMOTO, Ryota
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival day2008-04-01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1976
Academic CareerFaculty of Medicine, Tohoku University (2002)
Professional CareerEmergency Department, International Medical Center of Japan (2002)
Higher DegreesM.D (Japan, 2002)
Ph.D (Kyoto University, 2009)
Fields of SpecializationField Medicine
Public Health
International Medicine
Academic Society MembershipsJapanese Society of Public Health
Japan Geriatric Society
Japanese Society of Mountain Medicine
AppealMedical Doctor (2002), Industrial specialist (2005), Public health specialist (2011)

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

Sakamoto R, et al. 2009,11 Is driving a car a risk for Legionnaires’ disease?. Epidemiol Infect 137(11):1615-1622. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, et al. 2009,08 Legionella pneumophila in rainwater on roads.. Emerg Infect Dis 15:1295-1297. (reviewed).

Hirosaki M, Ishimoto Y, Kasahara Y, Kimura Y, Konno A, Sakamoto R, Nakatsuka M, Ishine M, Wada T, Okumiya K, Fujisawa M, Otsuka K, Matsubayashi K. 2009,07 Community-dwelling elderly Japanese people with hobbies are healthier than those lacking hobbies. J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1132-1133. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, et al. 2009,05 Report of Field Visit to Domkhar in Ladakh. Himalayan Study Monographs(10):16-23. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Kimura Y, Wada T, Ishine M, Ishimoto Y, Kasahara Y, Hirosaki M, Konno A, Nakatsuka M, Sakamoto R, Okumiya K, Otsuka K, Matsubayashi K. 2009,05 Community-dwelling elderly with chewing difficulties are more disabled, depressed and have lower quality of life scores. Geriatr Gerontol Int 9:102-104. (reviewed).

Kimura Y, Wada T, Ishine M, Ishimoto Y, Kasahara Y, Konno A, Nakatsuka M, Sakamoto R, Okumiya K, Fujisawa M, Otsuka K, Matsubayashi K 2009,05 Food diversity is closely associated with activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life in community-dwelling elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc 57:922-924. (reviewed).

Ishimoto Y, Wada T, Hirosaki M, Kasahara Y, Kimura Y, Konno A, Nakatsuka M, Sakamoto R, Ishine M, Okumiya K, Fujisawa M, Otsuka K, Matsubayashi K. 2009,05 Age and sex significantly influence fall risk in community-dwelling elderly people in Japan. J Am Geriatr Soc 57:930-932. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, et al. 2009,04 A patient with Legionnaires’ disease transferred after a traffic accident.. BMJ Case Reports. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, et al. 2009 Comprehensive geriatric assessment of elderly highlanders in Qinghai, China III: oxidative stress and aging in Tibetan and Han elderly highlanders.. Geriatr Geront Int. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, et al. 2008,12 Potential sources of Legionnaires’ disease.. IASR 29:331-332. (in Japanese)

Ohno A, Kato N, Sakamoto R, Kimura S, Yamaguchi K. 2008,07 Temperature-dependent parasitic relationship between Legionella pneumophila and a free-living amoeba (Acanthamoeba castellanii). Appl Environ Microbiol 74:4585-4588. (reviewed).

Satomura K, Iwanaga S, Noami M, Sakamoto R, Kusaka K, Nakahara T. 2008,06 The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and Japanese anti-tobacco measures.. Tob Induc Dis 4:3. (reviewed).

Ishine M, Okumiya K, Hirosaki M, Sakamoto R, Fujisawa M, Hotta N, Otsuka K, Nishinaga M, Doi Y, Matsubayashi K. 2008,02 Prevalence of hypertension and its awareness, treatment, and satisfactory control through treatment in elderly Japanese. J Am Geriatr Soc 56:374-375. (reviewed).

Sakamoto R, st al 2007 Second-hand smoke in restaurants after enforcement of a Health Promotion Law in Japan. J Public Health Policy 137(11):1615-1622. (reviewed).