Academics

Teaching Staff (as of 2016)

President

Masaharu Yamamoto / Professor / M. D., M. P. H., Ph. D.
Preventive medicine and public health

Dean

Mineo Oyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Biomechanical study in neuromuscular function of the upper extremity, Brain research using somatosensory evoked magnetic fields

Master's Course

Common subjects

Masahiro Ito / Professor / B. A
Clinical psychology, Psychodrama (role-playing), Psychological support in health and welfare and mental health of public servants

Yoshihiro Watanabe / Associate Professor / M. D.
Clinical psychiatry, Psychosomatic medicine, Psycho-oncology and palliative medicine, Psychopathology of expression, Suicide research in legal medicine

Major in Rehabilitation Sciences

Chair

Ryosaku Kobayashi / Professor / Ph. D.
Fall prevention in the elderly at home, Cohort study of physical functions in community-dwelling elderly, Management of neuromuscular disorders in physical therapy

Field of Physical Therapy

Ryosaku Kobayashi / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
(the same as above)

Hideaki Onishi / Professor / Ph. D.
Sensorimotor integration in the human sensorimotor cortex -MEG and EEG study, Induction of plasticity in the human motor cortex -TMS and tDCS study, Human motor cortex oxygenation during exercise -NIRS study

Masayoshi Kubo / Professor / Sc. D.
Motor learning, Kinesiology, Research methods, Understanding of human movement control / learning using biomechanical methods, Time series analysis of standing balance, Kinematic analysis of knee in motion using the point cluster method

Hiroyuki Tamaki / Professor / Ph. D.
Regulation of bone remodeling by the central and peripheral nervous system, Musculoskeletal and neural interactions altered by exercise training, Functional significance of physiological tremor enhanced by muscle fatigue

Takashi Nara / Professor / Ph. D.
Human evolution, Osteology

Naritoshi Sato / Professor / Ph. D.
Low back pain, Effects of age-related spinal alignment and core stabilizing muscles, Myotuning approach for patients with muscular dysfunction

Toshio Soma / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Electromyographic and kinetic analysis of human movement, posture, Magnetoencephalographic analysis of somatosensory evoked magnetic fields following electrical stimulation of nerve and skin

Isamu Konishi / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Community health and international health

Toru Kameo / Associate Professor / M. Rehab. Sc
Manipulative physical therapy, Clinical reasoning

Atsuhiro Tsubaki / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Cortical oxygenation during gross motor tasks, Cardiovascular and respiratory responses to exercise, Age-related changes in physical functions

Ryo Suzuki / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Macroscopic anatomy, Human morphogenesis, Biomedical engineering, Morphogenetic research of head-neck boundary regions morphogenetic research of variations of muscles in superior limb regions

Kayomi Matsumoto / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Chest physiotherapy on the ventilatory mechanics

Field of Occupational Therapy

Shinichi Noto / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Neuropsychology, Clinical economics, Intervention for unilateral spatial neglect and apraxia, Assessment of utilities used by the health utilities index and the EQ-5D, Cost-effectiveness analysis of rehabilitation

Mineo Oyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Biomechanical study in neuromuscular function of the upper extremity, Brain research using somatosensory evoked magnetic fields

Hikari Kirimoto / Professor / Ph. D.
Non-invasive studies of sensorimotor integration in humans, The behavior of the central nerve system, anterior horn and muscles during sustained static contraction

Yoichi Nagai / Associate Professor / M. Sc.
Occupational therapy for handicapped children, Effects of sensory integration therapy, Occupational science, Measuring the effects of inter-professional education, Therapy effects on sensory modulation disorders in adults, Re-standardization of pediatric interest profiles in Japan, Assessment of the outcome of inter-professional education

Rika Imanishi / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Lower urinary tract rehabilitation for urinary storage symptoms in older adults, Sleep research for insomnia in older adults

Tomonori Nomura / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Study of the recovery of activities in the frail elderly, Physical activity analysis of after stroke

Field of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Tatsuya Yamagishi / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Verbal perseveration and activation in speech production, Perseveration displayed by autism spectrum disorders

Toru Imamura / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Behavioral neurology, Clinical neuropsychology, Executive dysfunction in dementia, Diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies

Katsuro Sato / Professor / M. D. Ph. D.
Otolaryngology, Middle ear infectious disease, Head and neck tumor, Logopedics and phoniatrics

Nobuyuki Imai / Professor / Ph. D.
The analysis of the mechanism in mastication and swallowing, The development of the new treatment and rehabilitation for dysphagia, The relationship of oral health care and oral function, The relationship of oral function and systemic function

Masaki Nishio / Professor / Ph. D.
Development of effective techniques relating to dysarthria and dysphagia

Yutaka Yoshioka / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Language acquisition in typically developmental children, Language acquisition in developmentally challenged children, Audiology

Field of Prosthetics & Orthotics and Assistive Technology

Kaoru Abe / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Practice of shoes human science, Shoes adjustment science, Development and evaluation of functional arch support (shoe insole) and footwear, Lower extremities orthosis for hemiplegia, Foot pressure (F-scan) analysis

Yoshihiro Ehara / Professor / Ph. D.
Biomechanics, Motion analysis, Gait analysis, Muscular-skeletal simulation, Mechanical energy calculation, Human body balance analysis, Sports biomechanics, Prosthetic and orthotic gait analysis, Shoes analysis, Motion capture

Akira Magara / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Collaborative science in health and welfare, Rehabilitation for spinal cord injury, Database for spinal cord injury, Complication of spinal cord injury, Rehabilitation for cerebral vascular accident, Inter-professional education (IPE), Virtual case module database for IPE

Yukio Agarie / Professor / M. E.
Study to identify lower limp prosthetic socket fitting conditions with the use of kinesthetic sensors (three dimensional forces), Study related to prosthetic & orthotic fitting

Yoshitomo Sasamoto / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Orthotics, Orthosis therapy for children, Study on bottom shape of the lower extremity orthosis

Field of Safety and Risk Management for Medical Technology

Daisuke Nagahama / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Clinical examination general remarks, Clinical cytology, Safety management of medical technology, Safety management and quality of clinical laboratory, Urinary system diseases and clinical laboratory diagnosis

Fujio Nakamura / Professor / M. H. Sc
Study on the safety of blood purification therapy field, Water quality management in the on-line HDF, Safety system of the hemodialysis apparatus

Hiroki Kawamura / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Infection immunology, Immunologic diagnosis, Analysis of the immune defense mechanism against HTLV-1 infection

Kikuo Ikegami / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Pathology, Cytology, Study on the usability of cytology in early detection of cancer

Major in Health Sciences

Chair

Kazumi Nakayama / Professor / Ph. D.
Maternity nursing, Midwifery

Field of Health and Nutrition

Naoko Ito / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Health and nutrition, Food function and cookery science practice, Chemical and physical change in various foods during cooking

Toshiko Saito / Professor / Ph. D.
Health and nutrition study on the prevention of osteoporosis in elderly population, Study on nutritional education for lifestyle diseases prevention

Kazuo Endoh / Professor / Doctor of Medical Science
Epidemiology on cancer especially on biliary tract, Application of statistical methods in the medical field, Evaluation of the effectiveness of health learning

Hiromi Inaba / Associate Professor / Ph. D., RD
Nutritional education for athlete, Study on the excessive desire for leanness

Kenichi Shibuya / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Exercise physiology, especially on neural control for movements, Psychophysics concerning human cognition/perception

Eikichi Watanabe / Associate Professor
Clinical dietetics and clinical nutrition management, Attack and prevention methods for metabolic syndromes and chronic kidney diseases

Toru Nagai / Associate Professor / M. H. Sc
Nutritional management of chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease (COPD), Therapeutic effect of nutrition support team (NST) for malnutrition patients

Ichiro Ashida / Assistant Professor / D. Agr.
Sensory evaluation of food by analysis of gustation, olfaction, myogenic potential of masticatory and swallowing-related muscles, and facial expressions

Hajime Iwamori / Assistant Professor / M. Sc.
Cookery, Food reparation, Experimental cookery, Meal evaluation of the elderly according to digestion capabilities

Takako Yamazaki / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Food science, Tenderizing meat through low temperature steam cooking, Changes in food ingredients and tastes after cooking

Field of Health and Sports

Daisuke Sato / Associate Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
The plasticity induction and motor learning, Sensorimotor integration in human brain during water immersion, The effects of exercise on physical and cognitive function

Yasuyuki Nishihara / Professor / Ph. D.
Embodied knowledge, Human resource management, What does “the ability of sport management professionals” mean?, What is the ability of a PE teacher?, What is the ability of an athlete? What abilities should a head coach have?, Cognitive science, Embodied knowledge, Training for Meister

Atsuo Maruyama / Professor / Ph. D.
My research involves clarifying various processes to acquire motor skills for high performance in sports and general movement, and to reflect the viewpoints of brain science in the coaching theory of sports and physical education. A recent study investigated the effects of motor learning and muscle fatigue on the excitabilities of motor and sense cortexes and the premotor-motor connections with the use of TMS

Go Omori / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Orthopaedic surgery (knee surgery and sports medicine), Epidemiology and pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis, Motion and alignment analysis of the knee joint, Pain analysis before and after total knee arthroplasty, Epidemiology and prevention of fracture in childhood

Yoshimitsu Shimoyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Coaching of swimming, The methods of evaluating swimming performance

Fumie Yamazaki / Professor / Ph. D.
Sports psychology, Sports counseling, Mental skill training, Educational counseling, Examining the peculiarities of athletes related to eating disorders and body images

Toshiro Sato / Professor / Ph. D.
Health science, Quantification of relationships between health status and physical fitness in middle-aged and elderly males and females, Equations to discriminate health status based on results of physical fitness tests

Seiya Masegi / Associate Professor / Master of Health and Sports Sciences
Conditioning in competitive sports and athletic training

Koshu Sugisaki / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Health instructions in cooperation with schoolteachers, Development of health teaching materials, methods, and evaluation

Satoshi Hanawa / Assistant Professor / M. A.
Methods to improve the children’s ability to throw, The influence walking exerts on lifestyles and physical tests, The relationships between competent ability of movement and the degree of likes and dislikes in physical education classes

Keiichi Koshinaka / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Energy metabolisms in response to exercise & nutrition

Yusuke Ikeda / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Training science for exercise and sport, Strength and conditioning, Sports biomechanics, Motion analysis of swimming start, Weightlifting and jumping movements

Jotaro Takeda / Assistant Professor / M. P. E.
Sport policy, Sport law, Analysis of policy process of sport policy

Koya Yamashiro / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Physiology, Neurophysiology, Exercise physiology, Plastic changes in the athlete’s brain, Change detection systems in human

Field of Nursing

Kazumi Nakayama / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Maternity nursing, Midwifery

Yasuko Tsukamoto / Professor / Ph. D.
Midwifery and women’s health, Study of decision-making in the medical care, Study of health support programs

Mitsuko Kanaya / Professor / Ph. D.
Psychiatric nursing, Child abuse, Inter-professional education

Nobue Sato / Professor / Ph. D.
Fundamentals of nursing, Nursing history

Utako Koyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Public health nursing, Community care system construction, Scale development

Yumiko Matsui / Professor / M. Human Sc.
Maternity and child nursing, Prevention of life-related diseases in children,
Growth ritual, Supporting for developing countries in international nursing

Akemi Masuda / Professor / Ph. D.
Community health nursing, School nurse

Hisako Kawasaki / Associate Professor / M. H. Sc
Nursing administration

Kaoru Nishikawa / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Psychiatric nursing, The history of mental health policy, Inter-professional education in mental health

Yuko Uda / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Community health nursing, Home care nursing, Disaster nursing

Yoshiko Tejima / Associate Professor / M. S. N.
Cancer nursing, Adult nursing

Yuko Meguro / Associate Professor / M. H. Sc
Chronic illness nursing, Adult nursing

Masaki Kitajima / Associate Professor / M. S. N.
Cancer nursing, Adult nursing

Hiroko Shimoyama / Assistant Professor / M. S. N.
Maternity nursing, Midwifery, Women’s health

Noriko Yamaguchi / Assistant Professor / M. S. N.
Maternity and child nursing, Midwifery, Women’s health nursing, Infertility nursing

Kayo Kaneko / Assistant Professor / M. S. N.
Acute and critical care in adult nursing, Global health nursing

Major in Social Welfare

Chair

Toyoharu Yokoyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Social Work, Study of social work education, Study of the lifelong training of social workers, Study of the formative processes of social workers, Study of the clarification of the social worker image

Field of Policies Planning and Administration of Social Welfare

Toshifumi Watanabe / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Social work, Community-based welfare

Akio Maruta / Professor / Master of Regional Policy
Study of regional welfare policies, school social work, and comprehensive living support in regional welfare policies

Shigeki Matsuyama / Professor / B. A

Chikafusa Aoyagi / Professor / BEc
Study of social security policies focusing on pension and nursing care

Kimiyo Terada / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
International social work, Welfare sociology, Child welfare and family services

Shigeru Aoki / Associate Professor / Master of Social Welfare
Social work, Community-based welfare, Public assistance theory, Volunteer learning

Miku Suzuki / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Study of social research, Family sociology, China study, Comparative study of social security

Field of Management of Social Welfare

Toyoharu Yokoyama / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Social work, Study of social work education, Study of the lifelong training of social workers, Study of the formative processes of social workers, Study of the clarification of the social worker image

Fumi Okada / Professor / Ph. D
Knowledge and technique of the care, Care plan, Case study of the care, Definite aim of the elderly person, Social participation of the elderly person

Akira Suzuki / Professor / Ph. D.
Child welfare and family services, Social work with disabled people, Generalist social work practice, Community psychology

Seio Kouno / Associate Professor / M. S. W.
Social Work, Social work practice, Social work relationship, Supervision of social work, Communication skills in social work

Kyosuke Matsumoto / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Principle of clinical psychology, Clinical psychology

Ayako Haraguchi / Assistant Professor / Master of psychology
Agriculture-welfare collaboration, Employment support for people with disabilities,Clinical psychology

Major in Health Informatics and Business Administration

Chair

Toru Takiguchi / Professor / Ph. D.
Epidemiology, Social research method & Health statistics, medical management, medical jurisprudence, Regional clustering analyses among prefecture in Japan using Moran’s I and LISA of medical and dental professionals such as doctor, dentist, nurse, etc., Hybrid type of analyses of questionnaire of freedom described using both qualitative analyses method such as KH Coder and quantitative analyses such as Cochran-Armitage trend analyses or multiple logistic regression analyses, Long-term cohort analyses comparing of lifespan between high-tooth-loss group and low-tooth-loss group in Miyakojima Islands belonging to Okinawa Prefecture, Before and after epidemiological study on causes of deficiencies of sense of taste of Sri Lankan elderly staying at nursing home for the aged, Needs and demand of dental treatments of residents evacuated from the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami disaster in March, 2011

Field of Health Informatics and Business Administration

Toru Takiguchi / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
(the same as above)

Kazuo Ishigami / Professor / D. D. S.,Ph. D.
Public health, Physiology, Social research method & health statistics, Community differences of lifestyle-related-diseases in Niigata prefecture, Time series analysis of social causes of suicide in Japan, Intervention study of the community program for preventing aggravation of long-term-care need

Junichi Shibayama / Professor / M. Eng.
Health economics, Social research method & Health statistics, Health economics studies on DPC: Diagnosis Procedure Combination insurance system at hospital, Health economics studies on the combination of population strategy and high-risk strategy, Time series analysis of social causes of suicide in Japan

Takeshi Tojo / Professor / M. D. Ph. D.
General orthopedic surgery, Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Clinical survey of disease modified anti rheumatoid drugs, Clinical study of end results in RA

Hiroko Nishimura / Professor / M. D., D. M. Sc., F. A. H. A.
Professional Achievement: American Heart Association Established Investigator, Grace Pickford Comparative Endocrinol Award, August Krogh Distinguished Lectureship Award, Niigata Nippo Culture Award, AHA High Blood Pressure Lifetime Achievement Award, Associate Editor, Am. J. Physiol.
Human physiology (endocrine, cardiovascular and renal), Comparative physiology, Comparative physiology of renin-angiotensin and blood pressure regulation, Vascular adaptation to high blood pressure and blood vessel injury, Urine concentration and aquaporin water channels, Fetal programming of adult diseases using avian model

Hiroshi Sato / Professor / M. D. Ph. D.
Kampo medicine (Japanese traditional medicine)

Kazuhiro Terajima / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Biomechanics, Three dimensional motion analysis

Naoki Takahashi / Assistant Professor / M. A.
Human science, Social psychology, Interpersonal communication, Educational technology, Medical clerk

Hiroki Inoue / Associate Professor / M. D. Ph. D.
Medical statistics, Epidemiology, Public health, Medical data management

Guozhen ZHANG / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Computer science and engineering, Ubiquitous computing, Communication networks, E-Learning

Hisafumi Homma / Assistant Professor / M. S.
Mathematics, Statistics, Information mathematics, Information technology

Masanori Kondo / Assistant Professor / Master of Science
Mathematics, Information mathematics, Computer science, Information science

Naohiko Kinoshita / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Health economics, Information processing methods, Social research method & health statistics, Transition of the core strategies on the promotion of IT: information technology in Japan, Long-term cohort analyses comparing of lifespan between high-tooth-loss group and low-tooth-loss group in Miyakojima Islands belonging to Okinawa Prefecture, Development of new MCM: maximum contrast method for comparisons of cohort studies on diseases, Time series analysis of social causes of suicide in Japan

Kosuke Nomizu / Assistant Professor / BCom
Accountancy for hospital management

Doctoral Course
Major in Health and Welfare

Mineo Oyama / Professor / Ph. D. (Chair)
Biomechanical study in neuromuscular function of the upper extremity, Brain research using somatosensory evoked magnetic fields

Hiromi Inaba / Associate Professor / Ph. D., RD
Nutritional education for athlete, Study on the excessive desire for leanness

Hideaki Onishi / Professor / Ph. D.
Sensorimotor integration in the human sensorimotor cortex -MEG and EEG study, Induction of plasticity in the human motor cortex -TMS and tDCS study, Human motor cortex oxygenation during exercise -NIRS study

Go Omori / Professor/ M. D., Ph. D.
Orthopaedic surgery (knee surgery and sports medicine), Epidemiology and pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis, Motion and alignment analysis of the knee joint, Pain analysis before and after total knee arthroplasty, Epidemiology and prevention of fracture in childhood

Hikari Kirimoto / Professor / Ph. D.
Non-invasive studies of sensorimotor integration in humans, The behavior of the central nerve system, anterior horn and muscles during sustained static contraction

Daisuke Sato / Associate Professor / Ph. D
The plasticity induction and motor learning, Sensorimotor integration in human brain during water immersion, The effects of exercise on physical and cognitive function

Kenichi Shibuya / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Exercise physiology especially on neural control for movements, Psychophysics concerning human cognition/perception

Yoshimitsu Shimoyama / Professor / Ph. D.
The methods of evaluating swimming performance

Hiroyuki Tamaki / Professor / Ph. D.
Regulation of bone remodeling by the central and peripheral nervous system, Musculoskeletal and neural interactions altered by exercise training, Functional significance of physiological tremors enhanced by muscle fatigue

Takashi Nara/ Professor/ Ph. D.
Human evolution, Osteology

Atsuo Maruyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Clarifying various processes relating to motor skills for high performance in sports and general movement, Reflecting the viewpoints of brain science in the coaching theory of sports and physical education, The effects of motor learning and muscle fatigue on excitabilities of motor and sense cortexes and premotor-motor connections with the use of TMS

Toru Imamura / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Behavioral neurology, Clinical neuropsychology, Executive dysfunction in dementia, Diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies

Nobuyuki Imai / Professor / Ph. D.
The analysis of the mechanism in mastication and swallowing, The development of the new treatment and rehabilitation for dysphagia, The relationship of oral health care and oral function, The relationship of oral function and systemic function

Katsuro Sato / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Otolaryngology, Middle ear infectious disease, Head and neck tumor, Logopedics and phoniatrics

Masaki Nishio / Professor / Ph. D.
Development of effective technique related to dysarthria and dysphagia

Yutaka Yoshioka / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Language acquisition in typically developmental children, Language acquisition in developmentally challenged children, Audiology

Yoshihiro Ehara / Professor / Ph. D.
Biomechanics, Motion analysis, Gait analysis, Muscular-skeletal simulation, Mechanical energy calculation, Human body balance analysis, Sports biomechanics, Prosthetic and orthotic gait analysis, Shoes analysis, Motion capture

Kaoru Abe / Professor / Ph. D.
Practice of shoes human science, Shoes adjustment science, Development and evaluation of functional arch support (shoe insole) and footwear, Lower extremities orthosis for hemiplegia, Foot pressure (F-scan) analysis

Masayoshi Kubo / Professor /Sc. D.
Motor learning, Kinesiology, Research methods, Understanding of human movement control / learning using biomechanical methods, Time series analysis of standing balance, Kinematic analysis of knee in motion using the point cluster method

Daisuke Nagahama / Professor /Ph. D.
Clinical examination general remarks, Clinical cytology, Safety management of medical technology, Safety management and quality of clinical laboratory, Urinary system diseases and clinical laboratory diagnosis

Akira Magara / Professor / M. D., Ph. D.
Collaborative science in health and welfare, Rehabilitation for spinal cord injury, Database for spinal cord injury, Complication of spinal cord injury, Rehabilitation for cerebral vascular accident, Inter-professional education (IPE), Virtual case module database for IPE

Shinichi Noto / Professor / Ph. D.
Neuropsychology, Clinical economics, Intervention for unilateral spatial neglect and apraxia, Assessment of utilities used by the health utilities Index and the EQ-5D, Cost-effectiveness analysis of rehabilitation

Kazuo Ishigami / Professor / D. D. S.,Ph. D.
Public health, physiology, Social research method & Health statistics, Community differences of lifestyle-related-diseases in Niigata prefecture, Time series analysis of social causes of suicide in Japan, Intervention study of the community program for preventing aggravation of long-term-care need

Ryosaku Kobayashi / Professor / Ph. D.
Fall Prevention in the Elderly at Home.
Cohort study of physical functions in community-dwelling elderly, Management of neuromuscular disorders in physical therapy

Akira Suzuki / Professor / Ph. D.
Child welfare and family services, Social work with disabled people, Generalist social work practice, Community psychology

Toru Takiguchi / Professor / Ph. D.
Epidemiology, Social research method & Health statistics, medical management, medical jurisprudence, Regional clustering analyses among prefecture in Japan using Moran’s I and LISA of medical and dental professionals such as doctor, dentist, nurse, etc., Hybrid type of analyses of questionnaire of freedom described using both qualitative analyses method such as KH Coder and quantitative analyses such as Cochran-Armitage trend analyses or multiple logistic regression analyses, Long-term cohort analyses comparing of lifespan between high-tooth-loss group and low-tooth-loss group in Miyakojima Islands belonging to Okinawa Prefecture, Before and after epidemiological study on causes of deficiencies of sense of taste of Sri Lankan elderly staying at nursing home for the aged, Needs and demand of dental treatments of residents evacuated from the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami disaster in March, 2011

Yasuko Tsukamoto / Professor / Ph. D.
Midwifery and women’s health, Study of decision-making in the medical care, Study of health support programs, Tohoku earthquake & tsunami disaster in March, 2011

Yasuyuki Nishihara / Professor / Ph. D.
Embodied knowledge, Human resource management, What does “the abilities of sport management professionals” mean?, What is the ability of a PE teacher?, What is the ability of an athlete?, What abilities should a head coach have?, Cognitive science, Embodied knowledge, Training for Meister

Kyosuke Matsumoto / Assistant Professor / Ph. D.
Principle of clinical psychology, Clinical psychology

Masaharu Yamamoto / Professor / M. D., M. P. H., Ph. D.
Preventive medicine and public health

Toyoharu Yokoyama / Professor / Ph. D.
Social Work, Study of social work education, Study of the lifelong training of social workers, Study of the formative processes of social workers, Study of the clarification of the social worker image

Toshifumi Watanabe / Professor / Ph. D.
Social work, Community-based welfare