AKIKO KAMIMURA portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Sociology Department
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation

Research Keywords

  • Health Promotion
  • Community Health Education
  • Community Based Research
  • social determinants of health
  • Minority Health
  • Health Disparities
  • immigrant health
  • intimate partner violence
  • survey research methods
  • health care management and policy
  • Global Health

Presentations

  • Meng, H-W., Sin, K., Pye, M., Chernenko, A., Hagerty, D., & Kamimura, A. (2017). Perceived barriers and facilitators to healthy lifestyle among refugees. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 6, 2017. Poster, Presented, 11/06/2017.
    https://apha.confex.com/apha/2017/meetingapp.cgi/S...
  • “Current research on Asian societies” at The Consortium for Research on Contemporary China/Asia (CROCCA), University of Utah, September 29, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 09/29/2017.
  • “Home oral health education for refugees” at Lunch & Learn, Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration (CRMRI), University of Utah, June 2, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 06/02/2017.
  • “Cardiovascular disease related health beliefs and lifestyle issues among Karen refugees resettled in the US from the Thai-Myanmar (Burma) border” at Research Symposium, Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration (CRMRI), University of Utah, March 31, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 03/31/2017.
  • "Current Health Issues in Asia" THE CONSORTIUM FOR RESEARCH ON CONTEMPORARY CHINA/ASIA (CROCCA), University of Utah. (with Mia Hashibe, Daisuke Kitagawa, and Yoko Moriyama). Presentation, Presented, 09/16/2016.
  • Warren, N., Kamimura, A., Trinh, H., Stephens, E., Omi, K., Kanaoka, A., Ishikawa, A., & Yamanaka, K. (2015). Perceptions of aging and disability among college students in Japan. Global U Expo, University of Utah, October 7, 2015. *The first author is a student of the Undergraduate Student Research Opportunities (UROP). Poster, Submitted, 10/2015.
  • Warren, N., Kamimura, A., Trinh, H., Kanaoka, A., & Yamanaka, K. (2015). Perceptions of aging and disability among college students in Japan. Tsukuba Global Science Week, September 24, 25 & 30, Tsukuba, Japan. Submitted. *The first author is a student of the Undergraduate Student Research Opportunities (UROP). Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 07/2015.
  • “Survey Data Collection - Challenges in a Cross-Cultural Setting: An Example of a Study in India” at Research Administration NAKAMA, Research Education, University of Utah on June 5, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 06/05/2015.
  • Kamimura, A., Al-Obaydi, S., Nguyen, H., Mo, W., Trinh, H.N., Doan, P., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2015). Intimate partner violence education for medical students in the US, Vietnam, and China. C-FAHR Poster Session, University of Utah, April 14, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 04/14/2015.
  • Kamimura, A., Al-Obaydi, S., Nguyen, H., Mo, W., Trinh, H.N., Doan, P., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2015). "Intimate partner violence education for medical students in the US, Vietnam, and China." Extreme Affordability Global Health Conference, April 10, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Poster, Presented, 04/10/2015.
  • “Cross-cultural survey research methods” at Multidisciplinary Global Health Research Seminar Series, School of Dentistry, University of Utah on March 30, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 03/30/2015.
  • Kamimura, A., Nguyen, Y., Al-Shaikhly, T., & Olson, LM. (2014). "Physical and mental health, social support, and health literacy among Spanish or English-speaking women in a shelter who experienced intimate partner violence." Academy on Violence and Abuse Conference, October 16-18, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Kamimura, A., Al-Obaydi, S., Nguyen, H., Mo, W., Trinh, H.N., Doan, P., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2014). "Intimate partner violence education for medical students in the US, Vietnam, and China." Academy on Violence and Abuse Conference, October 16-18, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Poster, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Mo, W., Tamiya, N., Chen, LM., & Kamimura, A. (2014). Institutionalization among older adults in Japan. XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, July 13-19, Yokohama, Japan. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2014.
  • “Care Giver's Attitude, Home Service Use and Institutionalization: A Study of Long-Term Care Insurance in Japan” at Center on Aging Research Retreat Poster Session, Center on Aging, University of Utah on March 24, 2014 (with Wenjing Mo, Nanako Tamiya, Li Mei Chen & Masayo Kashiwagi). Poster, Presented, 03/24/2014.
  • “Doctor's opinion papers in long-term care need certification in Japan: Differences between clinics settings and advanced treatment hospital settings” at Center on Aging Research Retreat Poster Session, Center on Aging, University of Utah on March 24, 2014 (with Yoko Moriyama, Nanako Tamiya & Marilyn Luptak). Poster, Presented, 03/24/2014.
  • “Physical and mental health associated with abuse experience among women utilizing community health services in Gujarat, India” at Global Public Health Ground Rounds, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah on March 18, 2014 (with Kyl Myers). Presentation, Presented, 03/18/2014.
  • “Institutionalization among the elderly in Japan” at Geriatrics Research Update Conference, Division of Geriatrics, University of Utah on December 10, 2013 (with Wenjing Mo). Presentation, Presented, 12/10/2013.
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Tabler, J., & Ashby, J. (2013). Community engaged learning and community based research with the Maliheh Free Clinic. Engaged Faculty Institute, Midway, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 08/15/2013.
  • “Institutionalization among the elderly in Japan and China: A comparative study” at Center on Aging Research Retreat Poster Session, Center on Aging, University of Utah on April 8, 2013 (with Wenjing Mo, Nanako Tamiya, Li Mei Chen & Hidehiro Sugisawa). Poster, Presented, 04/08/2013.
  • “Aging in Asia” at Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Aging, College of Social Work, University of Utah on March 18, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/18/2013.
  • “Perception of violence against women among college students in the US, Japan and India” at Research in Progress, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah on March 8, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/08/2013.
  • “Heath care for undocumented immigrants and the undeserved: A study of Maliheh Free Clinic" at Brown Bag, Department of Sociology, University of Utah on January 25, 2013 (with Jennifer Tabler). Presentation, Presented, 01/25/2013.
  • “Knowledge and perceptions of breast health: A study of Maliheh Free Clinic” at Research Roundtable, Division of Public Health, University of Utah on January 11, 2013 (with Justine Reel and Wenjing Mo). Presentation, Presented, 01/11/2013.
  • “Heath care for undocumented immigrants and the undeserved: A study of Maliheh Free Clinic" at Global Public Health Ground Rounds, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah on October 9, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 10/09/2012.
  • Olson, L., Kamimura., A., & Gonzalez, M. The impact of the U-visa on stopping violence against immigrant women in the U.S. Safety 2012 World Conference October 1-4, 2012, New Zealand . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2012.
  • “Health Care Seeking for Intimate Partner Violence in Japan” at Research Roundtable, Division of Public Health, University of Utah on September 16, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 09/16/2011.
  • “Health Care Seeking for Intimate Partner Violence in Japan” at Research in Progress, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah on July 8, 2011 . Presentation, Presented, 07/08/2011.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Health Education Programs at a Free Clinic for the Uninsured: To promote Healthy Living for the Underserved Populations in the Community. PI: Akiko Kamimura. Sorenson Legacy Foundation, 05/01/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $25,000.00
  • Health promotion and outcomes for the underserved: non-communicable chronic conditions and oral health status at the Maliheh Free Clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. Community-Based Research Grant, Vice President for Research, 07/01/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00
  • Institutionalization among the elderly in Japan and China: A comparative study. PI: Akiko Kamimura. Center on Aging, University of Utah, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. Total project budget to date: $6,500.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Tobacco smoking among college students in Bangladesh . PI: Akiko Kamimura. 02/2017 - present.
  • Analysis of India Human Development Survey-II . PI: Akiko Kamimura. 04/2016 - present.
  • Perceptions of cardiovascular disease and diabetes among refugees in the US. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 04/2016 - present.
  • Social determinants of infectious diseases. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 12/2015 - present.
  • Lifecourse experience of intimate partner violence among Asian women in the US. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 11/2015 - present.
  • Health and well-being of Middle Eastern and North African women in the US. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 08/2015 - present.
  • Analysis of the International Dating Violence Study - Iran, India & Eastern Europe. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 06/2015 - present.
  • Health promotion programs in the community: Improving health and well-being for the underserved utilizing a free clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 03/2014 - present.
  • Mental health services for the underserved: A community-based approach. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 05/2013 - present.
  • Medical students' readiness to manage intimate partner violence: An international study- the US, Vietnam, and China . PI: Akiko Kamimura. 04/2013 - present.
  • Institutionalization among the elderly in Japan and China: A comparative study . PI: Akiko Kamimura. 11/2012 - present.
  • Experiences of Immigrant Women who Filed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-petition or U Visa Law Enforcement Certification: Analysis of Legal affidavits. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 11/2011 - present.
  • Experience of physicians from other countries in the US: A qualitative study. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 06/2013 - 03/2016.
  • Health and well-being among women utilizing social services in Gujarat, India. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 05/2013 - 09/2015.
  • Patient satisfaction among free clinic patients. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 10/2013 - 06/2014.
  • Diabetes attitude among free clinic patients, family and volunteers. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 06/2013 - 04/2014.
  • Quality of life among the underserved utilizing a free clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 03/2013 - 04/2014.
  • Perception of Violence Against Women among College Students in the U.S., Japan and India. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 03/2012 - 07/2013.
  • Perception of violence against women among college students in Vietnam and China. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 09/2012 - 07/2013.
  • Social support and health status among female victims of IPV who stay in a shelter . PI: Akiko Kamimura. 08/2012 - 06/2013.
  • Body image, diet and physical activities among the underserved. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 10/2012 - 06/2013.
  • Knowledge and Perceptions of Breast Health at a Free Clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 06/2012 - 01/2013.
  • Health Literacy, Health and Social Support at a Free Clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 05/2012 - 02/2013.
  • Women's Health and Well-being: Follow-up Interviews at a Free Clinic. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 08/2012 - 12/2012.
  • Physical and Mental health Problems and Access to Care among Victims of Intimate Partner Violence. PI: Akiko Kamimura. 10/2011 - 09/2012.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Japanese, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Asia
  • United States of America

Publications

  • Kamimura, A., Ahmmad, Z., Pye, M., & Gull, B. “Peer smoking and smoking-related beliefs among college students in Bangladesh”. Revise/resubmit(1), 11/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Panahishabestari, S., Ahmmad, Z., Pye, M., & Ashby, J. “Transportation and other nonfinancial barriers among uninsured primary care patients”. Submitted, 10/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Panahishabestari, S., Rathi, N., Weaver, S., Pye, M., Sin, K., & Ashby, J. “Risks of opioid abuse among uninsured primary care patients utilizing a free clinic”. Submitted, 10/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Nourian, K., & Franchek-Roa, K. “Childhood abuse and intimate partner violence victimization among Filipina and South Asian women in the USA”. Submitted, 10/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Panahishabestari, S., Ahmmad, Z., Stoddard, M., Weaver, S., & Ashby, J. “Continuity of care: Perspectives of uninsured free clinic patients”. Submitted, 08/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Weaver, S., Harris, T., Armenta, B., Booth, C., Gull., B., Wright L., & Ashby, J. “Patient centered care: From the perspectives of uninsured primary care patients”. Submitted, 05/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Garfield, T., Tabler, J., Nourian, M. M, Stoddard, M., Chernenko, A. & Ashby, J. “Motivations and outcomes of volunteers at a non-student-run free clinic”. Submitted, 03/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Chen, J., Tabler, J., Aguilera, G., Blanton, N., Jess, A., Reel, J.J. “Parental health-related quality of life, depression and stress among low-income immigrants”. Submitted, 11/2016.
  • Kamimura, A., Booth, C., Sin, K., Pye, M., Chernenko, A, Meng, H-W, Harris, T., Stoddard, M., Hagerty, D., Al-sarray, A., Hagerty, D., & Erickson L. (2017). Home dental care education for refugee background adults in the United States. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.12). In press, 11/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Chernenko, A., Rathi, N, Oslund, M-A., & Ashby, J. (2017). Beliefs and knowledge of cardiovascular related disease among uninsured primary care patients. Chronic Illness. (2016 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.8, cites per doc: 1.5). In press, 11/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Sin, K., Pye, M., & Meng, H-W. (2017). Cardiovascular disease related health beliefs and lifestyle issues among Karen refugees resettled in the US from the Thai-Myanmar (Burma) border. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. (2016 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.66, cites per doc: 1.53). In press, 11/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Pye, M., Sin, K., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Stoddard, M., & Frost, C. (2018). Health and Well-being of Women Migrating from Predominantly Muslim Countries to the United States. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. (2016 Impact factor: 0.916). In press. In press, 09/2017.
  • Armenta, B. A., Rathi, N., Assasnik, N., & Kamimura, A. (2017). Structural quality of healthcare facilities in India. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. (2016 Scopus Cite Score: 0.85). *The first author is a student of senior thesis.. In press, 09/2017.
  • Gorski, H. P., Kamimura, A. Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Wright, L., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2017). Gender roles and women’s health in India. Public Policy and Administration Research, 7(7), 12-16. *The first author is a student of senior thesis.. Published, 08/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Chen, J., Aguilera, G., Stoddard, M., Sin, K., Pye, M., & Ashby, J. (2017). Patient satisfaction and perspectives of continuity of care among free clinic patients in the USA: A qualitative study. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 14(4), 169-174. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.12). Published, 07/2017.
    http://diversityhealthcare.imedpub.com/patient-sat...
  • Kamimura, A., Trinh, HN., Weaver, S., Chernenko, A., Wright. L, Stoddard, M., Nourian, M., & Nguyen, H. (2017). Knowledge and beliefs about HPV among college students in Vietnam and the United States. Journal of Infection and Public Health. DOI: 10.1016/j.jiph.2017.06.006 (Impact factor: 1.194). Online publication date: June 28, 2017. Published, 06/2017.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Weaver, S., Gull, B., Ashby, J., & Kamimura, A. (2017). An analysis of oppression and health education for underserved populations in the United States: The issues of acculturation, patient-provider communication, and health education classes. Journal of Education and Practice, 8(15), 150-155. *The first author is a student of honor’s thesis/UROP.. Published, 05/2017.
  • Kamimura, A., Trinh, HN., Weaver, S., Chernenko, A., Nourian, M., Assasnik, N., & Nguyen, H. (2017). Influenza vaccination knowledge and perceptions among college students in Vietnam and the United States. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.17.061. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.73, cites per doc: 1.46). Published, 05/2017.
    https://www.jpmph.org/journal/view.php?number=1918
  • Carlson, M., Kamimura, A., Al-Obaydi, S., Trinh, H.N., Franchek-Roa, K. (2017). Readiness to manage intimate partner violence among resident physicians and medical students in the US. Health Equity, 1(1), 77-82. DOI: 10.1089/heq.2017.0008. *The first author is a student of senior thesis/UROP.. Published, 06/2017.
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/heq.2...
  • Kamimura, A., Tabler, J., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Wright, L., & Ashby, J. (2017). Prevention and management of hypertension and diabetes using social capital and physical activity among socio-economically disadvantaged populations. Family and Community Health, 40(3), 205-211. (Impact Factor: 0.633). doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000156. Published, 05/2017.
  • Gorski, H. P., Gull, B., Harris, T., Garfield, T., Ashby, J., & Kamimura, A. (2017). Volunteer experiences at a free clinic in the United States: A qualitative study. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 14(3), 130-135. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.12). *The first author is a student of senior thesis. Published, 05/2017.
    http://diversityhealthcare.imedpub.com/volunteer-e...
  • Kamimura, A., Armenta, B. A., Nourian, M. M, Assasnik, N., Nourian, K., Chernenko, A. (2017). Perceived environmental pollution and its impacts on health in China, Japan and South Korea. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 50(3), 188-194. DOI: 10.3961/jpmph.17.044. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.73, cites per doc: 1.46). Online publication date: April 27, 2017. Published, 04/2017.
    https://www.jpmph.org/journal/view.php?doi=10.3961...
  • Meng, H-W., Gull, B., Ashby, J., & Kamimura, A. (2017). The perspectives of nonprofit social service organizations on the value and scope of free clinic services: A qualitative study. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 14(3), 111-118. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.12). *One of the first author’s dissertation papers.. Published, 04/2017.
    http://diversityhealthcare.imedpub.com/the-perspec...
  • Weaver, S., Meng, H-W, Ashby, J., Kamimura, A. (2017). A direct observation study of health education classes for uninsured primary care patients. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 14(2), 87-92. (2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.12). *The first author is a student of honor’s thesis/UROP.. Published, 04/2017.
    http://diversityhealthcare.imedpub.com/a-direct-ob...
  • Booth, C., Nourian, M. M., Weaver, S., Gull, B., & Kamimura, A. (2017). Policy and social factors influencing diabetes among Pima Indians in Arizona, USA. Public Policy and Administration Research, 7(3), 35-39. *The first author is a student of UROP.. Published, 03/2017.
    http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/PPAR/artic...
  • Weaver, S. Ashby, J., & Kamimura, A. (2017). Self-reported diagnosis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among uninsured primary care patients. Health Services Research & Managerial Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1177/2333392816689528. *The first author is a student of honor’s thesis/UROP.. Published, 01/2017.
    http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/23333...
  • Kamimura, A., Gull, B., Lindsey, W., Weaver, S., Edwards, A., Nourian, K., Ashby, J., & Erickson, L. (2016). Factors associated with oral health-related quality of life among safety-net clinic patients. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. DOI: 10.111/jphd.12193. (2015 Impact factor: Impact Factor: 1.182). Online publication date: December 26, 2016. Published, 12/2016.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jphd.12...
  • Stephens, T., Kamimura, A., Yamawaki, N., Bhattacharya, H., Mo, W., Birkholz, R., Makomenaw, A., & Olson, LM. (2016). Rape myth acceptance among college students in the United States, Japan and India. Sage Open.DOI: 10.1177/2158244016675015. (2015 Impact factor: 0.57). Online publication date: December 1, 2016. *The first author is a student of Undergraduate Individual Research. Published, 12/2016.
    http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/6/4/215824401667501...
  • Kamimura, A., Gull, B., Weaver, S., Wright, L., W., Ashby, J., & Erickson, L. Association between health-related beliefs and oral health behaviors among uninsured primary care patients. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health. doi: 10.1177/2150131916680887. PMID: 27903790.(2015 SJR - SCImago Journal Rank - Score: 0.552). Online publication date: November 29, 2016. Published, 11/2016.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27903790
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Trinh, H. N., Prudencio, L., Mills, A., Tabler, J., Nourian. M. M., Ahmad, F., & Reel, J. J. (2016). Uninsured free clinic patients’ experience and perceptions of healthcare services and patient education. Patient Experience Journal, 3(2), 12-21. Published, 11/2016.
    http://pxjournal.org/journal/vol3/iss2/4/
  • Kamimura, A., Tabler, J., Myers, K., Ahmed, F., Aguilera, G., & Ashby, J. (2016). Student-led health education programmes in the waiting room of a free clinic for uninsured patients. Health Education Journal. (2015 Impact factor: 0.683). DOI: 10.1177/0017896916671761. Published, 10/2016.
    http://hej.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/10/11/00...
  • Kamimura, A., Gardner, N., Ahmed, F., Nourian. M. M., Myers, K., & Olson, ML. (2016). Health status and social characteristics among the uninsured using a mental health free clinic. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11414-016-9533-8. (2015 impact factor: 1.617). PMID: 27612468. Online publication date: September 9, 2016. . Published, 09/2016.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27612468
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Jess, A., Chernenko, A., Assasnik, N., & Ashby, J. Perceived benefits and barriers and self-efficacy affecting the attendance of health education programs among uninsured primary care patients. Evaluation and Program Planning, 59, 55-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.08.006. (2015 Impact factor: 1.000). Online publication date: August 27, 2016. Published, 08/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Streng, TK., Kamimura, A. (2017). Perceptions of university policies to prevent sexual assault among college students in the United States. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 14(2), 133-142. DOI: 10.1007/s13178-016-0245-x. (2015 Impact factor: 1.452). Online publication date: August 5, 2016. *The first author is a student of the Honor's College and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP).. Published, 08/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13178-01...
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Franchek-Roa, K. (2016). Depression and Intimate partner violence among college students in Iran. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 23, 51-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajp.2016.07.014. (2014 Impact factor: 1.147). Published, 07/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Kamimura, A., Armenta, B. A., Nourian, M. M, Wright, L., Rathi, N., Chernenko, A. (2017). Perceived concern about the new strain of the influenza and obtaining the vaccine in China, Japan and South Korea. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 10, 251-257. DOI: 10.1016/j.jiph.2016.06.004. PMID: 27423930. (2015 impact factor: 1.194). Online publication date: July 13, 2016. Published, 07/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27423930
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., Rathi, N., Franchek-Roa, K. (2016). The use of physical violence against intimate partners by female college students in India. Violence and Gender. DOI: 10.1089/vio.2015.0056. Online publication date: July 11, 2016. Published, 07/2016.
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/vio.2...
  • Kamimura, A., Chernenko, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2017). Factors associated with perpetration of physical intimate partner violence: College students in Russia and Lithuania. Deviant Behavior, 38(2), 130-140. DOI:10.1080/01639625.2016.1196954. (2014 Impact factor: 0.942). Online publication date: July 6, 2016. Published, 07/2016.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/016396...
  • Kamimura, A., Trinh, H.N., Nguyen, H., Yamawaki, N., Bhattacharya, H., Mo, W., Birkholz, R., Makomenaw, A., & Olson, LM. (2016). Bystander attitudes to prevent sexual violence: A study of college students in the US, Japan, India, Vietnam, and China. Journal of Sex Research. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2016.1184605. PMID: 27268768. (2013 Impact factor: 2.73). Online publication date: June 7, 2016. Published, 06/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27268768
  • Kamimura, A., Jess, A., Trinh, H.N., Aguliera, G., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N. C., & Ashby, J. (2016). Food insecurity associated with self-efficacy and acculturation. Population Health Management. doi:10.1089/pop.2015.0179. (2014 Impact factor: 1.509). PMID: 27124517. Online publication date: April 28, 2016. Published, 04/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27124517
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2016). Factors associated with perpetration of physical intimate partner violence among college students in China. Injury Prevention, 22, 352-357. DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041890. PMID: 26993804. (2014 Impact factor: 1.891). Online publication date: March 18, 2016. Published, 03/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26993804
  • Kamimura, A., Samhouri, M., Huynh, T., Myers, K., Prudencio, L., Eckhardt, J., & Al-Obaydi, S. (2016). Physician migration: Experience of international medical graduates in the US. Journal of International Migration and Integration. DOI: 10.1007/s12134-016-0486-9. (2014 Impact factor: 0.462). Online publication date: March 8, 2016. Published, 03/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12134-...
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Assasnik, N., & Franchek-Roa, K. (2016). Intimate partner violence-related experiences and mental health among college students in Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1177/0020764016629700. PMID: 26888967. (2014 Impact Factor 1.215). Online publication date: February 17, 2016. Published, 02/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26888967
  • Kamimura, A., Chernenko, A., Nourian, M. M., Aguliera, G., Assasnik, N., & Ashby, J. (2016). The role of health literacy in reducing negative perceptions of breast health and treatment among uninsured primary care patients. Journal of Community Health, 41, 858-863. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-016-0164-z..PMID:26856733. (2014 Impact factor: 1.716). Online publication date: February 8, 2016. Published, 02/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26856733
  • Kamimura, A., Tabler, J., Nourian, M. M., Jess, A., Aguliera, G., Stephens, T., Wright, L., & Ashby, J. (2016). Promoting healthy eating attitudes among uninsured primary care patients. Journal of Community Health, 41, 805-811. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-016-0157-y. PMID: 26831483.(2014 Impact factor: 1.716). Online publication date: January 30, 2016. Published, 01/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26831483
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Tabler, J., Nourian, M. M., Trinh, H.N., Chen, J., Reel, J.J. (2016). The association between tobacco, alcohol and drug use, stress and depression among uninsured free clinic patients: US born English speakers, non-US born English speakers and Spanish speakers. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. DOI: 10.1080/15332640.2015.1102114. PMID: 26822699. (2014 Impact factor: 0.873). Online publication date: January 29, 2016. Published, 01/2016.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26822699
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Jess, A., Trinh, H. N., Nourian. M. M., Finlayson, S. Y., Prudencio, L., & Reel, J. J. (2015). Impact of neighborhood environments on health consciousness, information seeking, and attitudes among US-born and non-US-born free clinic patients. Southern Medical Journal, 108(12), 703-709. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000379.PMID: 26630888. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.038). Published, 12/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26630888
  • Warren, N., Kamimura, A., Trinh, H., Stephens, E., Omi, K., Kanaoka, A., Ishikawa, A., & Yamanaka, K. (2015). Perceptions of aging and disability among college students in Japan. Journal of Education and Practice, 6(33), 52-60. (IC Impact Factor: 7.15). *The first author is a student of the Undergraduate Student Research Opportunities (UROP).. Published, 11/2015.
    http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/articl...
  • Carlson, M., Kamimura, A., Nguyen, H., Yamawaki, N., Bhattacharya, H., Trinh, H.N., Mo, W., Birkholz, R., Makomenaw, A., & Olson, LM. (2015). Perceptions of violence against women among college students in the United States, Japan, India, Vietnam and China. Public Policy and Administration Research, 5(11), 82-92. (IC Impact Factor: 5.54). *The first author is a student of Senior Thesis and the Undergraduate Student Research Opportunities (UROP) ,and was selected as one of the Francis Family Foundation UROP Scholars for 2015-2016 for this project.. Published, 11/2015.
    http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/PPAR/artic...
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Chernenko, A., Tabler, J., Trinh, H.N., Nourian, M. M., Aguliera, G., Reel, J.J. (2015). Stress, coping strategies and depression - uninsured primary care patients. American Journal of Health Behavior, 39(6), 742-750. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.39.6.1. PMID: 26450541. (2014 Impact Factor 1.312). Published, 11/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26450541
  • Kamimura, A., Ganta, V., Myers, K., & Thomas, T. (2015). Intimate partner violence, childhood abuse, and in-law abuse experienced by women utilizing community health services in Gujarat, India. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 10.1177/0886260515603973. PMID:26345222. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.663). Online publication date: September 7, 2015. Published, 09/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26345222
  • Kamimura, A., Nourian, M. M., Ashby, J., Trinh, H.N, Tabler, J., Assasnik, N. C., Lewis, B. (2015). Sun protection behaviors associated with self-efficacy, susceptibility and awareness among uninsured primary care patients utilizing a free clinic. Dermatology Research and Practice. Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 753681, 7 pages. DOI:10.1155/2015/753681. PMID: 26425119. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.878). Published, 09/2015.
    http://www.hindawi.com/journals/drp/2015/753681/
  • Pace, M., Al-Obaydi, S., Nourian, M. M., & Kamimura, A. (2015). Health services for refugees in the United States: Policies and recommendations. Public Policy and Administration Research, 5, 8, 63-68. (IC Impact Factor: 5.54). *The first author is a student of the Honor’s College.. Published, 08/2015.
    http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/PPAR/artic...
  • Kamimura, A., Nguyen, Y., Al-Shaikhly, T., & Olson, LM. (2015). Women in a Shelter: Victims of Intimate Partner Violence—Their Health and Safety Needs. Violence and Gender, 2(3), 161-167. DOI: 10.1089/vio.2015.0004. Online publication date: August 21, 2015. Published, 08/2015.
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/vio.2...
  • Kamimura, A., Tabler, J., Chernenko, A., Aguliera, G., Nourian, M. M., Prudencio, L., & Ashby, J. (2015). Why uninsured free clinic patients don’t apply for Affordable Care Act health insurance in a non-expanding Medicaid state. Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-015-0076-3. PMID: 26275880. (2014 Impact factor:1.716). Online publication date: August 15, 2015. Published, 08/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26275880
  • Kamimura, A., Al-Obaydi, S., Nguyen, H., Mo, W., Trinh, H.N., Doan, P., Franchek-Roa, K. (2015). Intimate partner violence education for medical students in the US, Vietnam, and China. Public Health,DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.04.022. PMID: 26047798. (2013 impact factor: 1.475). Online publication date: June 2, 2015. Published, 06/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26047798
  • Kamimura, A., Myers, K., Ashby, J., Trinh, H. N., Nourian. M. M., & Reel, J. J. (2015). Women in free clinics: An assessment of health-related quality of life for prevention and health education. Journal of Community Health, 40, 793-801. DOI:10.1007/s10900-015-0002-8.PMID: 25708885. (2014 Impact factor:1.716). Online publication date: February 24, 2015. Published, 02/2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25708885
  • Streng, T. K. & Kamimura, A. (2015). Sexual assault prevention and reporting on college campuses in the US: A review of policies and recommendations. Journal of Education and Practice, 6, 3. (IC Impact Factor 7.15) *The first author is a student of the Honor's College and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP).. Published, 01/2015.
    http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/articl...
  • Kamimura, A., Ashby, J., Myers, K., Nourian, M., & Christensen, N. (2015). Satisfaction with healthcare services among free clinic patients. Journal of Community Health, 40,62-72. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-014-9897-8. PMID: 24912587 (2014 Impact factor:1.716). Online publication date: June 10, 2014. Published, 06/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24912587
  • Kamimura, A., Ganta, V., Myers, K., & Thomas, T. (2014). Intimate partner violence and physical and mental health among women utilizing community health services in Gujarat, India. BMC Women's Health, 14: 127. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6874-14-127. PMID:25319589. (2013 Impact factor: 1.66). Published, 10/2014.
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/14/127/abst...
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Al-Obaydi, S., Solis, S., Ashby, J., Greenwood, J., & Reel, J. (2014). The relationship between body esteem, exercise motivations, depression, and social support among female free clinic patients. Women’s Health Issues, 24(6), 605-611. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2014.05.007. PMID:25311897. (2013 Impact factor: 1.735). Published, 10/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25311897
  • Moriyama, Y., Tamiya, N., Kamimura, A., Sandval, F., & Luptak, M. (2014). Doctors’ opinion papers in long-term care need certification in Japan: Comparison between clinics and advanced treatment hospital settings. Public Policy and Administration Research, 4(9), 31-37. (IC Impact factor: 5.54). Published, 09/2014.
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Tabler, J., Prevedel, JA., Ojha, UK., Solis, SP., Hamilton, BJ., Ashby, J., & Reel, JJ. (2014). Depression, somatic symptoms, and perceived neighborhood environments among US born and non-US born free clinic patients. Southern Medical Journal, 107(9), 591-6. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000165. PMID:25188626.(2013 Impact factor: 1.116). Published, 09/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25188626
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Tabler, J., Ashby, J., & Olson, LM. (2014). Prevalence of intimate partner violence and its impact on health: A study at a free clinic. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 25(2), 731-745. DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0105. PMID:24858882. (2012 impact factor: 1.491). Published, 05/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24858882
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Nourian, M., Myers, K., Saunders, A., Solis, SP., Ashby, J., Greenwood, J., & Reel, J. (2014). The relationship between diabetes attitudes and treatment among free clinic patients and volunteers. Journal of Community Health, 39(6), 1186-1192. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-014-9875-1. PMID:24756836 (2014 Impact factor: 1.716). Online publication date: April 23, 2014. Published, 04/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24756836
  • Kamimura, A. Christensen, N., Mo, W, Ashby, J., & Reel, J. (2014). Knowledge and perceptions of breast health among free clinic patients. Women’s Health Issues, 24(3), e327-e333. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2014.02.006. PMID: 24725757 (2013 Impact factor: 1.735). Online publication date: April 8, 2014. Published, 04/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24725757
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Myers, K., Nourian, M., Ashby, J., Greenwood, J., & Reel, J. (2014). Health and diabetes self-efficacy: A study of diabetic and non-diabetic free clinic patients and family members. Journal of Community Health, 39(4), 783-791. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-014-9831-0.PMID: 24496670. (2013 Impact factor: 1.573). Online publication date: February 5, 2014. Published, 02/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24496670
  • Kamimura, A., Bybee, D. & Yoshihama, M. (2014). Factors affecting initial intimate partner violence specific health care seeking in the Tokyo Metropolitan area, Japan. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(13), 2378-2393. DOI: 10.1177/0886260513518842. PMID: 24470569 (2013 impact factor: 1.639). Online publication date: January 26, 2014. Published, 01/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24470569
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Prevedel, JA., Tabler, J., Hamilton, BJ., Ashby, J., & Reel, J. (2014). Quality of life among free clinic patients associated with somatic symptoms, depression, and perceived neighborhood environment. Journal of Community Health, 39(3), 524-530. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-013-9790-x. PMID: 24218012 (2013 Impact factor: 1.573). Online publication date: November 12, 2013. Published, 11/2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24218012
  • Kamimura, A., Yoshihama, M., & Bybee, D. (2013). The trajectory of intimate partner violence specific health care seeking over the life course in the Tokyo Metropolitan area, Japan. Public Health, 127(10), 902-907. DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2013.06.003. PMID: 24074631 (2013 impact factor: 1.475). Online publication date: September 24, 2013. Published, 09/2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24074631
  • Kamimura, A., Parekh, A. & Olson, L. (2013) Health indicators, social support and intimate partner violence among women utilizing services at a community organization Women's Health Issues, 23-3, e179-e185. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2013.02.003. PMID: 23660431. (2013 Impact factor: 1.735). Published, 05/2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23660431
  • Kamimura, A., Christensen, N., Tabler, J., Ashby, J. & Olson, L. (2013). Patients utilizing a free clinic: Physical and mental health, health literacy, and social support. Journal of Community Health, 38(4), 716-723. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-013-9669-x. PMID:23463329. (Online publication date: 3/5/2013) (2013 Impact factor: 1.573). Published, 03/2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23463329
  • Kamimura, A., Schneider, K., Lee, C. S., Crawford, S. D., & Friese, C. R. (2012). Practice environments of nurses in ambulatory oncology settings: A thematic analysis. Cancer Nursing, Jan-Feb,35(1), E1-7. PMID: 21372702. (Impact factor: 1.792). Published, 03/2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21372702
  • Kamimura, A. Banaszak-Holl, J. Berta, W., Baum, J. A. C., Weigelt, C. & Mitchell, W. (2007). Do corporate chains affect quality of care in nursing homes? The role of corporate standardization. Health Care Management Review, 32(2), 168-178. PMID: 17438400. (Impact factor: 1.299). Published, 11/2007.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17438400