Akihiro Nishi

Akihiro Nishi, MD, MPH, DrPH

Assistant Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology



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Scientific Interests

Dr. Akihiro Nishi's research interests include promoting physical activity among breast cancer survivors; promoting cancer screening among Asian immigrants in LA; improving economic inequality and well-being inequality in online social networks; promoting helmet use in motorcycle users among Asian countries by social network techniques; and understanding health inequality by evolutionary perspectives.

Highlighted Publications

Nishi A, Kawachi I, Koenen KC, Wu K, Nishihara R, Ogino S. Lifecourse epidemiology and molecular pathological epidemiology. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Jan;48(1):116-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.09.031. Review. No abstract available.

Nishi A. Evolution and social epidemiology. Soc Sci Med. 2015 Nov;145:132-7. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.08.015. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Nishi A, Milner DA Jr, Giovannucci EL, Nishihara R, Tan AS, Kawachi I, Ogino S. Integration of molecular pathology, epidemiology and social science for global precision medicine. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2016;16(1):11-23. doi: 10.1586/14737159.2016.1115346. Epub 2015 Dec 4. Review.