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Masatoshi Matsumoto

Japan

Masatoshi Matsumoto is an associate professor of community medicine 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.


Articles contributed to by this person

Editorial
5 September 2012
A guide to reporting studies in rural and remote health

Editorial
18 March 2011
Earthquake, tsunami, radiation leak, and crisis in rural health in Japan

Original Research
27 August 2013
Do rural and remote areas really have limited accessibility to health care? Geographic analysis of dialysis patients in Hiroshima, Japan

Original Research
11 May 2012
Characteristics of physicians, their migration patterns and distance: a longitudinal study in Hiroshima, Japan

Original Research
26 April 2012
Does the insufficient supply of physicians worsen their urban-rural distribution? A Hiroshima-Nagasaki comparison

Original Research
3 September 2010
Rurality of communities and incidence of stroke: a confounding effect of weather conditions?

Original Research
18 May 2009
Transition of physician distribution (1980-2002) in Japan and factors predicting future rural practice

Original Research
18 July 2008
Long-term effect of the Home Prefecture Recruiting Scheme of Jichi Medical University, Japan

Review Article
7 June 2010
Retention of physicians in rural Japan: concerted efforts of the government, prefectures, municipalities and medical schools

Policy Report
24 September 2014
Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?

Project Report
24 September 2014
Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: Experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi

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