Yoshimi Fukuoka, RN, PhD, FAAN

InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentPhysiological Nursing
Address2 Koret Way
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of California, San Francisco Postdoctoral fellowshipSchool of Nursing
    University of California, San FranciscoPh.D.School of Nursing
    University of California, San FranciscoM.S. School of Nursing
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    National Science Foundation2014  - 2017EAGER: Quantitative Modeling of Behavioral-Change for Personalized Weight Loss Interventions
    UCSF Diabetes Family Fund for Innovative Patient Care, Education and Scientific Discovery Award2011  - 2013A Motivational Mobile Diabetes Prevention Program for Low-Income and Ethnic/Minority Population
    American Heart Association 2010  - 2012 National Clinical Research Program Award
    American Heart Association 2008Marie Cowan Promising Young Investigator Award

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    Mentoring and research in applying digital technologies to prevent chronic Illnesses
    NIH/NINR K24NR015812Sep 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    EAGER: Quantitative Modeling of Behavioral-Change for Personalized Weight Loss Interventions
    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) A124384Sep 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2017
    Role: UCSF SITE PI
    Applying Virtual Social Networking to Diabetes Prevention For Filipino Americans
    NIH/NIDDK R34DK102100Mar 15, 2014 - Feb 29, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Applying Mobile-Persuasive Technologies to Increase Physical Activity in Women
    NIH 3R01HL104147-02S1Aug 14, 2010 - Jun 30, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Applying Mobile-Persuasive Technologies to Increase Physical Activity in Women
    NIH R01HL104147Aug 14, 2010 - Jun 30, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cell Phone Based Physical Activity Program in Sedentary Women and Men
    NIH/NINR K23NR011454Sep 29, 2009 - Jul 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Schumacher K, Fang ML, Fukuoka Y. Experiences of aging in place in the United States: protocol for a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies. Syst Rev. 2018 Oct 06; 7(1):155. PMID: 30292236.
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    2. Fukuoka Y, Lindgren TG, Mintz YD, Hooper J, Aswani A. Applying Natural Language Processing to Understand Motivational Profiles for Maintaining Physical Activity After a Mobile App and Accelerometer-Based Intervention: The mPED Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Jun 20; 6(6):e10042. PMID: 29925491.
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    3. Zhou M, Mintz Y, Fukuoka Y, Goldberg K, Flowers E, Kaminsky P, Castillejo A, Aswani A.Personalizing Mobile Fitness Apps using Reinforcement Learning. In ACM Workshop on Theory-Informed User Modeling for Tailoring and Personalizing Interfaces (HUMANIZE). 2018; 2068:1-12.
    4. Fukuoka Y, Vittinghoff E, Hooper J. A weight loss intervention using a commercial mobile application in Latino Americans-Adelgaza Trial. Transl Behav Med. 2018 Feb 21. PMID: 29474702.
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    5. Choi J, Fukuoka Y. Does having a buddy help women with young children increase physical activity? Lessons learned from a pilot study. Women Health. 2018 Feb 05. PMID: 29400630.
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    6. Fukuoka Y, Zhou M, Vittinghoff E, Haskell W, Goldberg K, Aswani A. Objectively Measured Baseline Physical Activity Patterns in Women in the mPED Trial: Cluster Analysis. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2018 Feb 01; 4(1):e10. PMID: 29391341.
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    7. Zhou M, Fukuoka Y, Mintz Y, Goldberg K, Kaminsky P, Flowers E, Aswani A. Evaluating Machine Learning-Based Automated Personalized Daily Step Goals Delivered Through a Mobile Phone App: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Jan 25; 6(1):e28. PMID: 29371177.
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    8. Choi J, Fukuoka Y. Spousal influence on physical activity in physically inactive pregnant women: A cross-sectional study. Health Care Women Int. 2018 Mar; 39(3):263-274. PMID: 29116912.
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    9. Flowers E, Kanaya AM, Fukuoka Y, Allen IE, Cooper B, Aouizerat BE. Preliminary evidence supports circulating microRNAs as prognostic biomarkers for type 2 diabetes. Obes Sci Pract. 2017 Dec; 3(4):446-452. PMID: 29259803.
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    10. Fukuoka Y, Lisha NE, Vittinghoff E. Comparing Asian American Women's Knowledge, Self-Efficacy, and Perceived Risk of Heart Attack to Other Racial and Ethnic Groups: The mPED Trial. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Sep; 26(9):1012-1019. PMID: 28418750.
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    11. Joiner KL, Sternberg RM, Kennedy C, Chen JL, Fukuoka Y, Janson SL. A Spanish-Language Risk Perception Survey for Developing Diabetes: Translation Process and Assessment of Psychometric Properties. J Nurs Meas. 2016 Dec 01; 24(3):365-378. PMID: 28714443.
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    12. Fukuoka Y, Haskell W, Vittinghoff E. New insights into discrepancies between self-reported and accelerometer-measured moderate to vigorous physical activity among women - the mPED trial. BMC Public Health. 2016 08 11; 16(1):761. PMID: 27514368; PMCID: PMC4982411.
    13. Joiner K, , Sternberg RM, Kennedy C, Chen LY, Fukuoka Y, Jason S.A Spanish-Language Risk Perception Survey for Developing Diabetes: Translation Process and Assessment of Psychometric Properties Journal of Nursing Measurement. Journal of Nursing Measuremen. 2016; 24:365-378(14).
    14. Joiner KL, Sternberg RM, Kennedy CM, Fukuoka Y, Chen JL, Janson SL. Perception of Risk for Developing Diabetes Among Foreign-Born Spanish-Speaking US Latinos. Diabetes Educ. 2016 08; 42(4):418-28. PMID: 27150605.
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    15. Choi J, Lee JH, Vittinghoff E, Fukuoka Y. mHealth Physical Activity Intervention: A Randomized Pilot Study in Physically Inactive Pregnant Women. Matern Child Health J. 2016 May; 20(5):1091-101. PMID: 26649879; PMCID: PMC4826820 [Available on 05/01/17].
    16. Fukuoka Y, Gay CL, Joiner KL, Vittinghoff E. A Novel Diabetes Prevention Intervention Using a Mobile App: A Randomized Controlled Trial With Overweight Adults at Risk. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug; 49(2):223-37. PMID: 26033349.
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    17. Flowers E, Aouizerat BE, Abbasi F, Lamendola C, Grove KM, Fukuoka Y, Reaven GM. Circulating microRNA-320a and microRNA-486 predict thiazolidinedione response: Moving towards precision health for diabetes prevention. Metabolism. 2015 Sep; 64(9):1051-9. PMID: 26031505; PMCID: PMC4546550.
    18. Fukuoka Y, Choi J, S Bender M, Gonzalez P, Arai S. Family history and body mass index predict perceived risks of diabetes and heart attack among community-dwelling Caucasian, Filipino, Korean, and Latino Americans--DiLH Survey. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Jul; 109(1):157-63. PMID: 25931282; PMCID: PMC4470846.
    19. Fukuoka Y, Gay C, Haskell W, Arai S, Vittinghoff E. Identifying Factors Associated With Dropout During Prerandomization Run-in Period From an mHealth Physical Activity Education Study: The mPED Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015 Apr 13; 3(2):e34. PMID: 25872754; PMCID: PMC4411363.
    20. Kamitani E, Fukuoka Y, Dawson-Rose C. Knowledge, Self-efficacy, and Self-perceived Risk for Cardiovascular Disease among Asians Living With HIV: The Influence of HIV Stigma and Acculturation. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2015 Jul-Aug; 26(4):443-53. PMID: 25769758.
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    21. Choi J, Bender MS, Arai S, Fukuoka Y. Factors Associated with Underestimation of Weight Status among Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean Americans--DiLH Survey. Ethn Dis. 2015; 25(2):200-7. PMID: 26118149; PMCID: PMC4534087.
    22. Flowers E, Won GY, Fukuoka Y. MicroRNAs associated with exercise and diet: a systematic review. Physiol Genomics. 2015 Jan 01; 47(1):1-11. PMID: 25465031.
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    23. Bender MS, Choi J, Arai S, Paul SM, Gonzalez P, Fukuoka Y. Digital technology ownership, usage, and factors predicting downloading health apps among caucasian, filipino, korean, and latino americans: the digital link to health survey. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Oct 22; 2(4):e43. PMID: 25339246; PMCID: PMC4259923.
    24. Fukuoka Y, Bender MS, Choi J, Gonzalez P, Arai S. Gender differences in lay knowledge of type 2 diabetes symptoms among community-dwelling Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean adults - DiLH survey. Diabetes Educ. 2014 Nov-Dec; 40(6):778-85. PMID: 25227121.
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    25. Bender MS, Choi J, Won GY, Fukuoka Y. Randomized controlled trial lifestyle interventions for Asian Americans: a systematic review. Prev Med. 2014 Oct; 67:171-81. PMID: 25086326; PMCID: PMC4167567.
    26. Jih J, Mukherjea A, Vittinghoff E, Nguyen TT, Tsoh JY, Fukuoka Y, Bender MS, Tseng W, Kanaya AM. Using appropriate body mass index cut points for overweight and obesity among Asian Americans. Prev Med. 2014 Aug; 65:1-6. PMID: 24736092.
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    27. Fukuoka Y, Lindgren TG, Bonnet K, Kamitani E. Perception and Sense of Control Over Eating Behaviors Among a Diverse Sample of Adults at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2014 05; 40(3):308-318. PMID: 24525569.
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    28. Beatty AL, Fukuoka Y, Whooley MA. Using mobile technology for cardiac rehabilitation: a review and framework for development and evaluation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Nov 01; 2(6):e000568. PMID: 24185949; PMCID: PMC3886753.
    29. Choi J, Fukuoka Y, Lee JH. The effects of physical activity and physical activity plus diet interventions on body weight in overweight or obese women who are pregnant or in postpartum: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Prev Med. 2013 Jun; 56(6):351-64. PMID: 23480971; PMCID: PMC3670949.
    30. Fukuoka Y, Lindgren T, Jong S. Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a mobile phone and pedometer-based physical activity program in a diverse sample of sedentary women. Public Health Nurs. 2012 May-Jun; 29(3):232-40. PMID: 22512424; PMCID: PMC4219361.
    31. Fukuoka Y, Komatsu J, Suarez L, Vittinghoff E, Haskell W, Noorishad T, Pham K. The mPED randomized controlled clinical trial: applying mobile persuasive technologies to increase physical activity in sedentary women protocol. BMC Public Health. 2011 Dec 14; 11:933. PMID: 22168267; PMCID: PMC3295748.
    32. Fukuoka Y, Kamitani E, Bonnet K, Lindgren T. Real-time social support through a mobile virtual community to improve healthy behavior in overweight and sedentary adults: a focus group analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2011 Jul 14; 13(3):e49. PMID: 21752785; PMCID: PMC3222182.
    33. Sasai H, Ohkawara K, Fukuoka Y. .. Research in Exercise Epidemiology. A report on Physical Activity and Public Health (PAPH) Course 2010 in the United States. 2011; 1(13):61-69.
    34. Fukuoka Y, Kamitani E, Dracup K, Jong SS. New insights into compliance with a mobile phone diary and pedometer use in sedentary women. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Mar; 8(3):398-403. PMID: 21487139; PMCID: PMC4036092.
    35. Fukuoka Y, Vittinghoff E, Jong SS, Haskell W. Innovation to motivation--pilot study of a mobile phone intervention to increase physical activity among sedentary women. Prev Med. 2010 Sep-Oct; 51(3-4):287-9. PMID: 20600263; PMCID: PMC2939294.
    36. Fukuoka Y, Takeshima M, Ishii N, Chikako M, Makaya M, Groah L, Kyriakidis E, Dracup K. An initial analysis: working hours and delay in seeking care during acute coronary events. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 28(6):734-40. PMID: 20637393.
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    37. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Takeshima M, Ishii N, Makaya M, Groah L, Kyriakidis E. Effect of job strain and depressive symptoms upon returning to work after acute coronary syndrome. Soc Sci Med. 2009 May; 68(10):1875-81. PMID: 19299061.
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    38. Lindgren TG, Fukuoka Y, Rankin SH, Cooper BA, Carroll D, Munn YL. Cluster analysis of elderly cardiac patients' prehospital symptomatology. Nurs Res. 2008 Jan-Feb; 57(1):14-23. PMID: 18091288.
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    39. Fukuoka Y, Rankin SH, Carroll DL. Systematic bias in self-reported annual household incomes among unpartnered elderly cardiac patients. Appl Nurs Res. 2007 Nov; 20(4):205-9. PMID: 17996808.
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    40. Fukuoka Y, Lindgren TG, Rankin SH, Cooper BA, Carroll DL. Cluster analysis: a useful technique to identify elderly cardiac patients at risk for poor quality of life. Qual Life Res. 2007 Dec; 16(10):1655-63. PMID: 17955345.
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    41. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Moser DK, McKinley S, Ball C, Yamasaki K, Kim CJ. Is severity of chest pain a cue for women and men to recognize acute myocardial infarction symptoms as cardiac in origin? Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2007; 22(3):132-7. PMID: 17786088.
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    42. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Ohno M, Kobayashi F, Hirayama H. Predictors of in-hospital delay to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction in Japan. J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 31(3):241-5. PMID: 16982353.
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    43. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Kobayashi F, Froelicher ES, Rankin SH, Ohno M, Hirayama H. Trajectory of prehospital delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction in the Japanese health care system. Int J Cardiol. 2006 Feb 15; 107(2):188-93. PMID: 16412795.
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    44. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Ohno M, Kobayashi F, Hirayama H. Symptom severity as a predictor of reported differences of prehospital delay between medical records and structured interviews among patients with AMI. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2005 Jun; 4(2):171-6. PMID: 15878842.
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    45. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Froelicher ES, Ohno M, Hirayama H, Shiina H, Kobayashi F. Do Japanese workers who experience an acute myocardial infarction believe their prolonged working hours are a cause? Int J Cardiol. 2005 Apr 08; 100(1):29-35. PMID: 15820282.
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    46. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Rankin SH, Froelicher ES, Kobayashi F, Hirayama H, Ohno M, Matsumoto D. Prehospital delay and independent/interdependent construal of self among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction. Soc Sci Med. 2005 May; 60(9):2025-34. PMID: 15743651.
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    47. Fukuoka Y, Dracup K, Kobayashi F, Ohno M, Froelicher ES, Hirayama H. Illness attribution among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction. Heart Lung. 2004 May-Jun; 33(3):146-53. PMID: 15136774.
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    48. Rankin SH, Fukuoka Y. Predictors of quality of life in women 1 year after myocardial infarction. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2003; 18(1):6-12. PMID: 12624567.
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    49. Fukoka Y, Ide B, Drew B. What is the most serious complication for patients with anorexia nervosa? Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 1999; 14(2):75-6. PMID: 10457962.
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    50. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Schumacher K, Fang ML, Fukuoka Y.. Experiences of aging in place in the United States: protocol for a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies. BMC Systematic Reviews (In Print).
    51. Na L, Yang C, Lo CC, Zhao F, Fukuoka Y, Aswani A.Policy Implications of the Ability to Re-identify a Large National Physical Activity Dataset with Machine Learning. JAMA Network Open (In Print).
    52. Katzman W, Gladin A, Lane N, Wong S, Liu F, Jin C, Fukuoka Y.. Feasibility and Acceptability of Technology-based Exercise and Posture Training in Older Adults with Age-related Hyperkyphosis: A Pilot Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research Aging (In Print).
    53. Aswani A, Kaminsky P, Mintz Y, Flowers E, Fukuoka Y.. Behavioral Modeling in Weight Loss Interventions. European Journal of Operational Research (In Print).
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