Ford Kuramoto

TitlePart Time Lecturer
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentSocial Work
Address669 W. 34th Street
University Park Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089
Phone+1 213 821 0900
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    Dr. Kuramoto, DSW, LSCW, President of Magna Systems, has over 30 years of experience in the substance abuse and mental health fields. He was on the staff of the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Maryland. He was on the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine; and the Nova Southeastern University Graduate Program in Addiction Studies. Dr. Kuramoto served on the SAMHSA National Network to End Disparities (NNED) steering committee, the National Institute on Drug Abuse Asian and Pacific Islander Workgroup, the Behavior Change Expert Panel for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Media Campaign, and the SAMHSA National Advisory Council. He earned a B.A. in Psychology at UCLA and received his doctorate in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Dr. Kuramoto is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California and holds a Lifetime Pupil Personnel Services credential.

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    1. Morgan O, Kuramoto F, Emmet W, Stange JL, Nobunaga E. The impact of the Affordable Care Act on behavioral health care for individuals from racial and ethnic communities. J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2014; 13(1-2):139-61. PMID: 24555781.
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    2. Kuramoto F. The Affordable Care Act and integrated care. J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2014; 13(1-2):44-86. PMID: 24329106.
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    3. Kuramoto F, Yuen F. The Affordable Care Act: a comprehensive and integrated approach to health care. J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2014; 13(1-2):1-3. PMID: 24329016.
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    4. Stoil MJ, Murphy S, Kuramoto FH. Psychocultural influences on health care acceptability among elderly U.S. Pacific Islanders. J Health Soc Policy. 2006; 22(1):59-75. PMID: 17135109.
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    5. Kuramoto F, Nakashima J. Developing an ATOD prevention campaign for Asian and Pacific Islanders: some considerations. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2000 May; 6(3):57-64. PMID: 10848484.
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    6. Kuramoto F. Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Crucial Health Issues for Asian and Pacific Islander Populations. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health. 1996; 4(1-3):128-130. PMID: 11567339.
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    7. Kuramoto FH. Drug abuse prevention research concerns in Asian and Pacific Islander populations. NIDA Res Monogr. 1994; 139:249-72. PMID: 8742560.
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