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Mika Matsuzaki, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

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PhD, University of London, 2016
MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2009
MS, Columbia Univeristy, 2005

  • Obesity
  • Nutrition Transition
  • International Health
  • International Nutrition
  • Lifecourse Epidemiology
  • School Nutrition Policy
  • Food Environment
  • Food Composition Database

My research centers around life-course determinants of non-communicable diseases and obesity in the U.S. and in global settings.

  • Matsuzaki M, Kuper H, Kulkarni B, et al. Life-course determinants of bone mass in young adults from a transitional rural community in India: the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99(6):1450-1459. doi:10.3945/ajcn.113.068791
  • Matsuzaki M, Kuper H, Kulkarni B, et al. Adolescent undernutrition and early adulthood bone mass in an urbanizing rural community in India. Arch Osteoporos. 2015;10:232. doi:10.1007/s11657-015-0232-5
  • Matsuzaki M, Pant R, Kulkarni B, Kinra S. Comparison of Bone Mineral Density between Urban and Rural Areas: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Published 2015 Jul 10. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132239
  • Matsuzaki M, Sánchez BN, Acosta ME, Botkin J, Sanchez-Vaznaugh EV. Food environment near schools and body weight-A systematic review of associations by race/ethnicity, gender, grade, and socio-economic factors. Obes Rev. 2020;21(4):e12997. doi:10.1111/obr.12997
  • Matsuzaki, M., Sherr, K., Augusto, O., Kawakatsu, Y., Kristjana, Á., Chale, F., Covele, Alfredo., Manaca, N., Muanido, Alberto., Wagenaar BH, Mocumbi AO, Gimbel, S.; InCoMaS Study Team. The prevalence of hypertension and its distribution by sociodemographic factors in Central Mozambique: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2020 Dec 1;20(1):1843. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09947-0. PMID: 33261617; PMCID: PMC7709228.