Yoshimi Fukuoka, RN, PhD

Associate Professor


Honors and Awards

EAGER: Quantitative Modeling of Behavioral-Change for Personalized Weight Loss Interventions, National Science Foundation, 2014-2016
A Motivational Mobile Diabetes Prevention Program for Low-Income and Ethnic/Minority Population, UCSF Diabetes Family Fund for Innovative Patient Care, Education and Scientific Discovery Award, 2011-2013
National Clinical Research Program Award, American Heart Association , 2010-2012
Marie Cowan Promising Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association , 2008


mHealth Physical Activity Intervention: A Randomized Pilot Study in Physically Inactive Pregnant Women. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec 9.
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.
Circulating microRNA-320a and microRNA-486 predict thiazolidinedione response: Moving towards precision health for diabetes prevention. Metabolism. 2015 Sep; 64(9):1051-9.
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.
Identifying Factors Associated With Dropout During Prerandomization Run-in Period From an mHealth Physical Activity Education Study: The mPED Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015; 3(2):e34.
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.
Factors Associated with Underestimation of Weight Status among Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean Americans--DiLH Survey. Ethn Dis. 2015; 25(2):200-7.
MicroRNAs associated with exercise and diet: a systematic review. Physiol Genomics. 2015 Jan 1; 47(1):1-11.
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; 2(4):e43.
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; 40(6):778-85.
Randomized controlled trial lifestyle interventions for Asian Americans: a systematic review. Prev Med. 2014 Oct; 67:171-81.
Using appropriate body mass index cut points for overweight and obesity among Asian Americans. Prev Med. 2014 Aug; 65:1-6.
Perception and Sense of Control Over Eating Behaviors Among a Diverse Sample of Adults at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2014 Feb 13.
Using mobile technology for cardiac rehabilitation: a review and framework for development and evaluation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013; 2(6):e000568.
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.
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.
The mPED randomized controlled clinical trial: applying mobile persuasive technologies to increase physical activity in sedentary women protocol. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:933.
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; 13(3):e49.
Research in Exercise Epidemiology. A report on Physical Activity and Public Health (PAPH) Course 2010 in the United States. 2011; 1(13):61-69.
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.
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.
An initial analysis: working hours and delay in seeking care during acute coronary events. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 28(6):734-40.
Effect of job strain and depressive symptoms upon returning to work after acute coronary syndrome. Soc Sci Med. 2009 May; 68(10):1875-81.
Cluster analysis of elderly cardiac patients' prehospital symptomatology. Nurs Res. 2008 Jan-Feb; 57(1):14-23.
Systematic bias in self-reported annual household incomes among unpartnered elderly cardiac patients. Appl Nurs Res. 2007 Nov; 20(4):205-9.
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.
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.
Predictors of in-hospital delay to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction in Japan. J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 31(3):241-5.
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.
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.
Do Japanese workers who experience an acute myocardial infarction believe their prolonged working hours are a cause? Int J Cardiol. 2005 Apr 8; 100(1):29-35.
Prehospital delay and independent/interdependent construal of self among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction. Soc Sci Med. 2005 May; 60(9):2025-34.
Illness attribution among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction. Heart Lung. 2004 May-Jun; 33(3):146-53.
Predictors of quality of life in women 1 year after myocardial infarction. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2003; 18(1):6-12.
Gastric versus duodenal feeding in patients with neurological disease: a pilot study. J Neurosci Nurs. 2001 Jun; 33(3):148-9, 155-9.
What is the most serious complication for patients with anorexia nervosa? Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 1999; 14(2):75-6.
A Spanish-Language Risk Perception Survey for Developing Diabetes: Translation Process and Assessment of Psychometric Properties Journal of Nursing Measurement. Journal of Nursing Measurement, In print.
Yoshimi Fukuoka
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