Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Does the insufficient supply of physicians worsen their urban-rural distribution? A Hiroshima-Nagasaki comparison

Masatoshi  Matsumoto

Prof Masatoshi Matsumoto

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, collected data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Associate professor

Japan

Masatoshi Matsumoto is the professor of rural health at Hiroshima University, Japan. He is a general practitioner who worked for some years in the least populated mountain village in rural Japan. He has taught rural health at Jichi Medical University, the Japanese medical school founded solely for producing rural doctors, for more than ten years. His academic interests are rural health policy, rural medical education, medical anthropology and rural community-based epidemiology.


Kazuo  Inoue

Prof Kazuo Inoue

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts

position: Professor

Japan

I am an alumni of Jichi Medical University and have practiced in rural areas for 13 years. In 2003, I became a faculty of Department of Public Health, Uiversity of Tokyo. In 2009, I moved to Teikyo Unversity School of Medicine as the founding professor of Department of Community Medicine. You can look at my information at http://www.e-campus.gr.jp/staffinfo/public/staff/detail/1548/165. Sorry for Japanese, but you can see my work in English.


Saori  Kashima

Saori Kashima

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts

position: Assistant professor

Japan


Keisuke   Takeuchi

Keisuke Takeuchi

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Professor


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