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Medical Safety & Global Health

Medical Safety & Global Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2574-0407

Tetsuji Yamada

Tetsuji Yamada

Tetsuji Yamada
Professor, Department of Health Economics,
The State University of New Jersey, USA

Biography

Dr. Tetsuji Yamada is currently a professor of Health Economics for the Department of Economics, an Associate Faculty for the Graduate Faculty of M.A. and Ph.D. programs for the Department of Childhood Studies, and a Research Associate for the Center for Children and Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey, USA. He is also a researcher for the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Comparative Health Policy Program, Stanford University. He was an Associate Professor for the Department of Economics of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. His research fields emphasize health economics-related studies: demand for healthcare and outcomes, health behaviors, preventive care, health care policy, health disparity, substance abuse, unmet needs, delayed care, etc. His publications appear in the health economics fields. He has published more than 100 research papers, been internationally active in presenting research papers at various professional conferences, and served a referee and reviewer for professional journals, books and research funding organizations.

Research Interest

The current research includes: studies in health economics, i.e. cancer screening behavior, alcohol and drug abuse, health behavior among the youth and children, teen pregnancy prevention, elderly care and preventive care, accessibility of health care services and health disparity, unmet and delayed health care services, pharmaceutical innovation and health outcomes, health insurance and health outcomes, effectiveness of government health care policy, etc. He is also interested in government healthcare policy and health marketing in both the U.S. and other international settings (e.g. Japan and Taiwan).

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