Publication List


  • Morita T, Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Leppold C, Gilmour S, et al.
    Excess mortality due to indirect health effects of the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan: a retrospective observational study.
    J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Aug 22. pii: jech-2016-208652. doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-208652.
  • Morita T, Rahman A, Hasegawa T, Ozaki A, Tanimoto T.
    The Potential Possibility of Symptom Checker.
    Int J Health Policy Manag. 2017 Apr 5;6(10):615-616. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.41.
  • Morita T, Yamamoto K, Ozaki A, Tsuda K, Tanimoto T.
    The oldest-old in China.
    Lancet. 2017 Aug 26;390(10097):846-847. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31830-5.
  • Morita T, Higuchi A, Ozaki A, Shimada Y, Tanimoto T.
    The possibility of vascular care for prevention of dementia.
    Lancet. 2017 Jan 14;389(10065):152-153. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30016-8. Epub 2017 Jan 13.
  • Wu F, Morita T, Ozaki A.
    Perspectives on Care for the Elderly in China.
    JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Mar 1;177(3):444. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9135.
  • Leppold C, Ozaki A, Shimada Y, Morita T, Tanimoto T.
    The Global Health Crisis of Solidarity: A Response to Recent Commentaries.
    Int J Health Policy Manag. 2017 Feb 25;6(6):357-358. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.23.
  • Tada A, Ozaki A, Kuwano K, Morita T, Tanimoto T.
    Early goal-directed mobilisation after surgery.
    Lancet. 2017 Feb 18;389(10070):695. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30335-5. Epub 2017 Feb 17.
  • Tsubokura M, Murakami M, Nomura S, Morita T, Nishikawa Y, et al.
    Individual external doses below the lowest reference level of 1 mSv per year five years after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident among all children in Soma City, Fukushima: A retrospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2017 Feb 24;12(2):e0172305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172305. eCollection 2017.


  • Morita T, Tsubokura M, Furutani T, Nomura S, Ochi S, et al. Impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident on emergency medical service times in Soma District, Japan: a retrospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 28;6(9):e013205. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013205.
  • Morita T, Tsubokura M, Nemoto T, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Voluntary Medical Support Is Key After Nuclear Disasters. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness. 2016;10(2):186-7.
  • Morita T, Leppold C, Tsubokura M, Nemoto T, Kanazawa Y. The increase in long-term care public expenditure following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Journal of epidemiology and community health. 2016;70(7):738-.
  • Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Sakaihara K, Kato S, Leppold C, Furutani T, et al. Estimated association between dwelling soil contamination and internal radiation contamination levels after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan. BMJ open. 2016;6(6):e010970.
  • Sonoda Y, Higuchi A, Morita T, Mori J, Shimmura H. Intensive blood pressure lowering. The Lancet. 2016;387(10035):2291.
  • Ochi S, Tsubokura M, Kato S, Iwamoto S, Ogata S, Morita T, et al. Hospital Staff Shortage after the 2011 Triple Disaster in Fukushima, Japan-An Earthquake, Tsunamis, and Nuclear Power Plant Accident: A Case of the Soso District. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 27;11(10):e0164952. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164952. eCollection 2016.
  • Ozaki A, Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Morita T, Ochi S, Kato S, et al., editors. Delayed hospital visits in patients with breast cancer after the great East Japan earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident: A retrospective comparative analysis. Cancer research; 2016: AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH 615 CHESTNUT ST, 17TH FLOOR, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-4404 USA.
  • Ozaki A, Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Morita T, Ochi S, Kato S, et al. Abstract P6-12-04: Delayed hospital visits in patients with breast cancer after the great East Japan earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident: A retrospective comparative analysis. Cancer research. 2016;76(4 Supplement):P6-12-04-P6-12-04.
  • Nomura S, Blangiardo M, Tsubokura M, Ozaki A, Morita T, Hodgson S. Postnuclear disaster evacuation and chronic health in adults in Fukushima, Japan: a long-term retrospective analysis. BMJ open. 2016;6(2):e010080.
  • Leppold C, Tsubokura M, Ozaki A, Nomura S, Shimada Y, Morita T, et al. Sociodemographic patterning of long-term diabetes mellitus control following Japan’s 3.11 triple disaster: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ open. 2016;6(7):e011455.
  • Leppold C, Tanimoto T, Ozaki A, Morita T, Sari PV. Helicobacter pylori vaccination. The Lancet. 2016;387(10020):748-9.
  • Leppold C, Ozaki A, Shimada Y, Morita T, Tanimoto T. Defining and acting on global health: the case of Japan and the refugee crisis. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2016;5(8):457.


  • Morita T, Tanimoto T, Hori A, Kanazawa Y. Alcohol use disorder due to social isolation after a nuclear disaster in Fukushima. BMJ case reports. 2015;2015:bcr2015209971.
  • Tsubokura M, Kato S, Nomura S, Morita T, Sugimoto A, Gilmour S, et al. Absence of internal radiation contamination by radioactive cesium among children affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. Health physics. 2015;108(1):39-43.
  • Tsubokura M, Kato S, Morita T, Nomura S, Kami M, Sakaihara K, et al. Assessment of the annual additional effective doses amongst Minamisoma children during the second year after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster. PloS one. 2015;10(6):e0129114.
  • Ishii T, Ochi S, Tsubokura M, Kato S, Tetsuda T, Kato J, et al. Physical performance deterioration of temporary housing residents after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Preventive medicine reports. 2015;2:916-9.


  • Morita T, Ugai T, Tanimoto T, Matsue K. Necrotising fasciitis after bortezomib and dexamethasone-containing regimen in an elderly patient of Waldenström macroglobulinaemia. BMJ case reports. 2014;2014:bcr2013203399.
  • Morita T, Tsubokura M, Tanimoto T, Nemoto T, Kanazawa Y. A need for tetanus vaccination before restoration activities in Fukushima, Japan. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness. 2014;8(06):467-8.
  • Narimatsu H, Sugawara Y, Morita T, Hayashi E, Kami M. The Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Research Activity in a Disaster-Stricken Area. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. 2014;48(6):NP28-NP9.


  • Morita T, Tanimoto T, Kaji S, Fukutake T. Poststroke crowned dens syndrome. The Spine Journal. 2013;13(9):1161-2.
  • Yamaguchi T, Morita T, Takahashi Y, Tsuda K, Mori J. HIV infections and injecting drug users in Greece. Lancet. 2013;381:1203-10.
  • Sugimoto A, Krull S, Nomura S, Morita T, Tsubokura M. The voice of the most vulnerable: lessons from the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2012;90(8):629-30.

until 2012

  • Miura Y, Kami M, Morita T, Tsubokura M, Takei N, Murashige N, et al., editors. Review of postmarketing surveillance of molecular targeted anticancer agents in Japan. ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings; 2009.
  • Morita T, Hori A, Narimatatsu H, Tanimoto T, Kami M. Current status of development of anticancer agents in Japan. International journal of hematology. 2008;87(5):484-9.
  • Narimatsu H, Matsumura T, Morita T, Kishi Y, Yuji K, Kami M, et al. Detailed analysis of visitors to cancer-related web sites. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2008;26(25):4219-23.
  • MATSUMURA T, MORITA T, KISHI Y, YUJI K, KAMI M, KOMATSU T, et al. Detailed Analysis of Visitors to Cancer-Related Web Sites. Authors’ reply. Journal of clinical oncology. 2008;26(25):4219-23.
  • Morita T, Narimatsu H, Matsumura T, Kodama Y, Hori A, Kishi Y, et al. A study of cancer information for cancer patients on the internet. International journal of clinical oncology. 2007;12(6):440-7.
  • Tsuda K, Morita T, Tsubokura M, Matsumura T, Kami M. Xenia Gonda, Peter Dome. Blood. 2005;106:129a.