contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, collected data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft
position: Associate professor
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.
contribution: designed the project, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts
position: Assistant professor
contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts
contribution: original concept, designed the project, contributed to drafts