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Masatoshi  Matsumoto

Prof Masatoshi Matsumoto

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.


Articles contributed to by this person


Editorial 6 December 2017

Rural health in Japan: past and future


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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