Senior Investigator Scientist

Research training and education:
Mar 2009 – Mar 2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, MA, USA

Sep 2003 – Feb 2009
Ph.D. in Nutritional Epidemiology
Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, MA, USA

Sep 2002 – Aug 2003
M.S. in Nutrition
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Institute of Human Nutrition, NY, USA

Apr 1998 – Mar 2002
B.S. in Chemistry
Sophia University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Tōkyō, Japan


Selected publications

  1. Imamura, F, Lemaitre, RN, King, .IB, Song, X, Steffen, LM, Folsom, AR, Siscovick, DS, and Mozaffarian, D, Long-chain monounsaturated fatty acids and incidence of congestive heart failure in 2 prospective cohorts, Circulation, 2013;127(14):1512-1521
  2. Imamura, F, Jacques, PF, Invited commentary: Dietary pattern analysis, American Journal of Epidemiology, 2011;173(10):1105-1108
  3. Imamura, F, Jacques, PF, Herrington, DM, Dallal, GE, Lichtenstein, AH, Adherence to 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is associated with a reduced progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis in women with established coronary artery disease, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2009;90(1):193-201

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Selected awards

  1. Mar 2014 Exceptional quality of peer reviews in 2013, Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians
  2. Mar 2013 Finalist of Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Research Award for New Investigators, American Heart Association EPI/NPAM 2013
  3. Mar 2013 Exceptional quality of peer reviews in 2012, Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians
  4. Mar 2012 Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research, American Heart Association EPI/NPAM 2012