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Assistant Professor (Specially Appointed),Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University

【Profile】

SHAMIMA AKTER was appointed as a specially appointed assistant professor at the Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced study (HIAS), Hitotsubashi University on January 2021. She received her Master's degree in Demography from the Department of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. She holds a PhD in Reproductive Health from the same University. After obtaining her PhD degree, she started to work as a postdoctoral researcher in National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM), Japan. Before joining in HIAS, she worked as a Chief Senior Research Scientist in Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, NCGM. Her research interest focuses on prevention and management of non-communicable diseases linked with lifestyle factors which were conducted through original research and systematic review and meta-analysis. The empirical evidence, based on her research, helps formulating policies by recommending control measures.


【Recent publications】 Akter S, Islam Z, Mizoue T, Sawada N, Ihira H, Tsugane S, et al., “Smoking and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 population-based cohort studies in Japan,” Int J Cancer, 148(3), 654-664, 2021.
Hori A, Inoue Y, Kuwahara K, Kunugita N, Akter S, Nishiura C, et al., “ Smoking and long-term sick leave in a Japanese working population: Findings of the Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study,” Nicotine Tob Res, 23(1), 135-142, 2021.
Akter S, Mizoue T, Nanri A, Goto A, Noda M, Sawada N, et al., “Low carbohydrate diet and all cause and cause-specific mortality among Japanese men and women,” Clin Nutr, S0261-5614(20)30478-7, 2020.
Nanri H, Kashino I, Kochi T, Eguchi M, Akter S, Nanri A, et al., “Cross-Sectional study on the association between dietary non-enzymatic antioxidant capacity and serum liver enzymes: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Nutrients, 12(7), 2051, 2020.
Akter S, Eguchi M, Kochi T, Kabe I, Nanri A, Mizoue T., “Association of serum calcium and phosphate concentrations with glucose metabolism markers: the Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Nutrients, 12(8), E2344, 2020.
Kashino I, Kochi T, Imamura F, Eguchi M, Kuwahara K, Nanri A, Kurotani K, Akter S, et al., “Prospective association of soft drink consumption with depressive symptoms,” Nutrition, 81, 110860, 2020.
Miki T, Eguchi M , Kochi T, Akter S, Huan Hu, Kashino I, Kuwahara K, et al., “Prospective study on the association between dietary non-enzymatic antioxidant capacity and depressive symptoms,” Clin Nutr ESPEN, 36, 91-98, 2020.
Akter S, Kuwahara K, Matsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Konishi M, Honda T, et al., “Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and risk of type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults: the Hitachi Health Study,” Clin Nutr, 39(4), 1218-1224, 2020.
Hasegawa M, Akter S, Hu H, Kashino I, Kuwahara K, Okazaki H, et al., “Five-year cumulative incidence of overweight and obesity, and longitudinal change in body mass index in Japanese workers: the Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study,” J Occup Health, 62(1), e12095, 2020.
Kashino I, Mizoue T, Serafini M, Akter S, Sawada N, Ishihara J, et al., “Higher dietary non-enzymatic antioxidant capacity is associated with decreased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in Japanese adults,” J Nutr, nxz145, 2019.
Islam Z, Akter S, Kashino I, Mizoue T, Sawada N, Mori N, et al., “Meat subtypes and colorectal cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 6 cohort studies in Japan,” Cancer Sci, 110(11), 3603-3614, 2019.
Islam Z, Hu H, Akter S, Kuwahara K, Kochi T, Eguchi M, et al., “Social jetlag is associated with an increased likelihood of having depressive symptoms among the Japanese working population: the Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Sleep, 43(1), 2020.
Jung J, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Swe KT, Islam MR, Rahman MO, Akter S., “Effects of hemoglobin levels during pregnancy on adverse maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1450(1), 69-82, 2019.
Miki T, Eguchi M, Kuwahara K, Kochi T, Akter S, Kashino I, et al., “Breakfast consumption and the risk of depressive symptoms: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Psychiatry Res, 273, 551-558, 2019.
Chen S, Akter S, Kuwahara K, Matsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Konishi M, et al., “Serum amino acid profiles and risk of type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults in the Hitachi Health Study,” Sci Rep, 9(1), 7010, 2019.
Hu H, Sasaki N, Ogasawara T, Nagahama S, Akter S, Kuwahara K, et al., “Smoking, smoking cessation, and the risk of hearing loss: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study,” Nicotine Tob Res, 21(4), 481-488, 2019.
Akter S, Nakagawa T, Honda T, Yamamoto S, Kuwahara K, Okazaki H, et al., “Smoking, smoking cessation, and risk of mortality in a Japanese working population - Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study,” Circ J, 82(12), 3005-3012, 2018.
Islam Z, Akter S, Kochi T, Hu H, Eguchi M, Yamaguchi M, et al., “Association of social jetlag with metabolic syndrome among Japanese working population: the Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Sleep Med, 51, 53-58, 2018.
Akter S, Eguchi M, Nanri A, Kochi T, Kashino I, Kuwahara K,et al., “Association of dietary and serum magnesium with glucose metabolism markers: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Clin Nutr ESPEN, 24, 71-77, 2018.
Sultana P, Rahman MT, Roy DC, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MM, Akter J., “Tobacco control policies to promote awareness and smoke-free environments in residence and workplace to reduce passive tobacco smoking in Bangladesh and its correlates,” PLoS One, 13(6), e0198942, 2018.
Kashino I, Akter S, Mizoue T, Sawada N, Kotemori A, Matsuo K, et al., “Coffee drinking and colorectal cancer and its subsites: A pooled analysis of 8 cohort studies in Japan,” Int J Cancer, 143(2), 307-316, 2018.
Miki T, Eguchi M, Akter S, Kochi T, Kuwahara K, Kashino I, et al., “Longitudinal adherence to a dietary pattern and risk of depressive symptoms: the Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Nutrition, 48, 48-54, 2018.
Yamaguchi M, Eguchi M, Akter S, Kochi T, Hu H, Kashino I, et al., “The association of work-related stressors and their changes over time with the development of metabolic syndrome: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” J Occup Health, 60(6), 485-493, 2018.
Kashino I, Li YS, Kawai K, Nanri A, Miki T, Akter S, et al., “Dietary non-enzymatic antioxidant capacity and DNA damage in a working population,” Nutrition, 47, 63-68, 2018.
Akter S, Kurotani K, Sato M, Hayashi T, Kuwahara K, Matsushita Y, et al., “High serum phospholipid dihomo-γ-linoleic acid concentration and low Δ5-desaturase activity are associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults in the Hitachi Health Study,” J Nutr, 147(8), 1558-1566, 2017.
Akter S, Goto A, Mizoue T., “Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” J Epidemiol, 27(12), 553-561, 2017.
Akter S, Nanri A, Mizoue T, Noda M, Sawada N, Sasazuki S, Tsugane S., “Dietary acid load and mortality among Japanese men and women: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study,” AJCN, 106(1), 146-154, 2017.
Nanri A, Nakamoto K, Sakamoto N, Imai T, Akter S, Nonaka D, Mizoue T., “Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with influenza in case-control study nested in a cohort of Japanese employees,” Clin Nutr, 36(5), 1288-1293, 2017.
Akter S, Nanri A, Kuwahara K, Matsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Konishi M, et al., “Circulating ferritin concentrations and risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese,” J Diabetes Investig, 8(4), 462-470, 2017.
Rahman MM, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MS, Sultana P., “Trend, projection, and appropriate body mass index cut-off point for diabetes and hypertension in Bangladesh,” Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 126, 43-53, 2017.
Akter S, Eguchi M, Kurotani K, Kochi T, Kashino I, Ito R et al., “Serum 25(OH)D and metabolic syndrome among the Japanese: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study,” Nutrition, 36, 26-32, 2017.
Akter S, Kashino I, Mizoue T, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, et al.; for the Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan., “Coffee drinking and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review and meta-analysis among the Japanese population,” Jpn J Clin Oncol, 46(8), 781-7, 2016.
Kurotani K, Akter S, Kashino I, Goto A, Mizoue T, Noda M, et al., “Quality of diet and mortality among Japanese men and women: Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study,” BMJ, 3852, i1209, 2016.
Akter S, Kurotani K, Kashino I, Goto A, Mizoue T, Noda M, et al., “High dietary acid load is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese study: The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study,” J Nutr, 146(5), 1076-83, 2016.