Yoko Yokoyama

Project Research Associate
Graduate School of Media and Governance
DegreesPh.D. (Public Health), MPH (Kyoto University)
Areas of ExpertiseNutritional Epidemiology, Meta-analysis, Qualitative Study
Selected Publications<Original Articles>
Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Yuki, Gordan VV, Gilbert GH. Dentist's distress in the management of chronic pain control: The example of TMD pain in a dental practice-based research network. Medicine 2018: e9553.

Yokoyama Y, Levin SM, Barnard ND. Association between plant-based diets and plasma lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutr Rev. 2017 Sep 1;75(9):683-698.

Kakudate N, Yokoyama Y, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gordan VV, Gilbert GH, Velly AM, Schiffman EL. Dentist Practice Patterns and Therapeutic Confidence in the Treatment of Pain Related to Temporomandibular Disorders in a Dental Practice-Based Research Network. J Oral Facial Pain Headache. 2017 Spring;31(2):152-158.

Kakudate N, Yokoyama Y, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gordan VV, Gilbert GH. Use of clinical practice guidelines by dentists: findings from the Japanese dental practice-based research network. J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Feb;23(1):96-101.

Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Evidence-practice Gap for Dental Sealant Application: Results from a Dental Practice-based Research Network in Japan. International Dental Journal. 2016 Dec;66(6):330-336.

Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Evidence-Practice Gap for In-office Fluoride Application in a Dental Practice-based Research Network. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2016; 76: 91-97.

Barnard N, Levin S, Yokoyama Y. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Changes in Body Weight in Clinical Trials of Vegetarian Diets. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietitics 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.11.016.

Yokoyama Y, Barnard N, Levin S, Watanabe M. Vegetarian diets and glycemic control in diabetes: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy 2014; 4: 373-382.

Kakudate N, Suminda F, Matsumoto Y, Yokoyama Y, Riley JL III, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Dentists' decisions to conduct caries risk assessment in a Dental Practice-Based Research Network. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology 2014. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12127.

Yokoyama Y, Nishimura K, Barnard D.N, Takegami M, Watanabe M, Sekikawa A, Okamura T, Miyamoto Y. Vegetarian Diets and Blood Pressure: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Internal Medicine 2014. 174:577-87.

Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Yokoyama Y, Gilbert GH., Gordan VV. Patient age and dentists’ decisions about occlusal caries treatment thresholds. Operative Dentistry 2014; 39: 473-480.

Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Dentists’ Practice Patterns regarding caries prevention: results from a dental practice-based research network. BMJ Open 2013;3(9):e003227.

Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Dentists’ Dietary Perception and Practice Patterns in a Dental Practice-Based Research Network. PLoS One 2013; 8: e59615.

Yokoyama Y, Sasaki S, Suzukamo Y, Yamazaki S, Takegami M, Kakudate N, Hasegawa T, Haga M, Kawaguchi T, Moriya T, Hotta O, Fukuhara S, for the Dialysis Nutrition Research Group. Interpersonal psychosocial factors associated with underreported dietary energy intake in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition 2013;23:37-44.

Tsugihashi Y, Kakudate N, Yokoyama Y, Yamamoto Y, Mishina H, Fukumori N, Nakamura F, Takegami M, Ohno S, Wakita T, Watanabe K, Yamaguchi T, Fukuhara S. A novel internet-based blended learning program providing core competency in clinical research. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2013;19:250-255.

Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Manabe K, Yokoyama Y, Gilbert GH, Gordan VV. Restorative treatment thresholds for proximal caries in dental PBRN. Journal of Dental Research 2012;91:1202-1208.

Yokoyama Y, Yamazaki S, Hasegawa T, Wakita T, Hayashino Y, Takegami M, Akiba T, Akizawa T, Asano Y, Saito A, Kurokawa K, Fukuhara S. Impact of early referral to nephrologist on mental health among hemodialysis patients: a Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephron Clinical Practice 2009; 113: c191-197.

Yokoyama Y, Suzukamo Y, Hotta O, Yamazaki S, Kawaguchi T, Hasegawa T, Chiba S, Moriya T, Abe E, Sasaki S, Haga M, Fukuhara S. Dialysis staff encouragement and fluid control adherence in patients on hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal 2009;36:289-297.

Suzuki M, Yokoyama Y, Yamazaki H. Research into acupuncture for respiratory disease in Japan: a systematic review. Acupuncture Medicine 2009; 27: 54-60.

Yokoyama Y, Kimata H, Mitarai S, Hirano S, Shirakawa T. Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) fiber compared to cotton underwear in the treatment of childhood atopic dermatitis: a double-blind randomized study. Indian Pediatrics 2009;46:611-614.

Suzuki M, Namura K, Ohno Y, Tanaka H, Egawa M, Yokoyama Y, Akao S, Fujiwara H, Yano T. The effect of acupuncture in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2008;14:1097-1105.

Nozaki K, Okubo C, Yokoyama Y, Morita A, Akamatsu R, Nakayama T, Fukuhara S, Hashimoto N. Examination of the effectiveness of DVD decision support tools for patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms. Neurologia medico-chirurgica 2007;47:531-536.

<Review, Guest Editorial, Proceedings>
Yokoyama Y, Tsubota K, Watanabe M. The Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Pressure. Nutrition and Dietary Supplements (in press).

Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y, Yokoyama Y. The Development of the Japanese Dental Practice-Based Research Network. Journal of the Pakistan Dental Association [Guest editorial written at Editor’s request] (in press).

Yamazaki H, Yokoyama Y, Hidaka Y. Sexual behavior of Japanese men who have sex with men: some implications for HIV prevention. Proceedings of 6th International Conference of Health Behavioral Science (6th ICHBS): Sustainable Health Promotion 2011:138-141.

<Book>
Yokoyama Y, Kakudate N, Sumida F, Matsumoto Y. Dietary Evidence from a Dental Practice-based Research Network. Epidemiology - Theory, Research and Practice, iConcept Press.2014.
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