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Masahiro Hashizume


Masahiro Hashizume is Professor of Environmental Epidemiology at the School of International Health, University of Tokyo, Japan. He received his academic degrees from the Nippon Medical School (MD, 1996), The University of Tokyo (MS, 1999) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (MSc 2003, PhD 2007). Dr. Hashizume’s research has centered on epidemiological studies to estimate the impact of climatic variability and climate change on the incidence of infectious diseases and non-infectious diseases, and adaptation and vulnerability assessment. Since 2014, he has been acting as Editor-in-Chief of Tropical Medicine and Health.