Specialties of Faculty Members in Nursing Master's/ Doctoral Programs

@@
Faculty Members Research Activities
Hidemi Sasaki, RN, MA, PhD
Vice President,
Professor of
Fundamental Nursing and
Adult Health Nursing

TEL/FAXF0823-74-5514
E-mailFhidemi@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Educational philosophical research on F. Nightingale and historical research on nursing education in Japan
2.Development of nursing education program and method of instruction
3.Integrational research on adaptation nursing model and its application to nursing education

Recent Publications
1) H. Sasaki (2013). Four Japanese who were affected by the Nightingale, (Part 1 )-Saeki Riichiro and Ishiguro Tadanori -. Integrated Studies of Nursing Science, 15(1), 15-46. [Japanese]
2)T. Tamura, H. Sasaki, (2012). Gentleness of the nurse that the patient perceives in nursing scene. Integrated Studies of Nursing Science, 14(1), 13-45. [Japanese]
3)H. Sasaki (2012). Global spread of the system and the features of the Nightingale education system. Integrated Studies of Nursing Science, 14(2), 14-41. [Japanese]
4) H. Sasaki (2011). Establish the profession of women -Florence Nightingale-. Integrated Studies of Nursing Science, 13(2), 16-41. [Japanese]
Yasuko Kawano, RN, MA, PhD
Program Director,
Professor of
Gerontological Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6964
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : y-kawamoto@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1. The memory and behavioral traits, and dignity of dementia patients
2. The ADL and QOL of the elderly
3. Human rights and self-determination with the elderly
4. Analysis of nursing practice and ethical decision-making

Recent Publications:
1) M.Sanai,Y.Kawanoi2014j.Characteristics of@gconcernh in Senior citizensf Generativity, and influence of Generativity to senior citizensf lives. Integrated studies in@Nursing Sience,16(1), 6-17.
2) J.Uoo, Y,Kawano (2011). Research on the expansion of activities of daily living stroke patients focusing on the relationship to will, self-efficacy and sources to form self-efficacy, Journal of Japan Society of Nursing Research, 34(1), 47-59.
3) M.Tanaka, S.Ninomiya, Y.Kawano, et al. (2011).The relationship between life satisfaction, stress and self-efficacy of elderly family care givers of person with dementia, Journal of Nursing Health Sciences of Ube Frontier University, 4(1), 15-22.
Michiko Konishi, RN, PhD
Professor of
Home care and Community
Health Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6000
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : konishi@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1. ADL and QOL of frail elderly
2. Health guidance for improvement of lifestyle
3. Management and collaboration on nursing care

Recent Publications:
1) Y. Furuzawa and M. Konishi (2014). The cultivation of practical ability that enables patients to plan a nursing plan in collaboration. Journal of Gifu College of Nursing,13(1), 87-96.
2) S. Teraoka, M. Konishi, H. Harada et al. (2012).The effects of horticultural on the cognitive and psychological function of elderly with dementia. Journal of Health Sciences Hiroshima University, 11(1), 10-19.
3) I. Ozaki, M. Konishi, and E. Matsuura (2013). The effects on workersflifestyles of using web-based health guidance intervention. Journal of Japan Academy of Community Health Nursing, 16(1), 29-39.
Yoko Okamoto, RN, MA, PhD
Professor of
Pediatric Nursing and
School Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6000
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : y-okamoto@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1. Childhood health consultaion
2. Accicent managenent in shcool nursing
3. Career development on school nurse

Recent Publications:
1) Y. Okamoto (2013). Analysis on responses to incidents experienced by school nurses - Differences between school nurses with nurse license or without one. Intahnashonaru Nursing Care Research, 12(2), 35-44.
2) Y. Okamoto (2010). Roles of school nurse in special support education: A gap between their perceptional roles and otherfs expectation. Intahnashonaru Nursing Care Research, 9(2), 61-72.
3) Y. Okamoto (2010). Research on respiratory allergy in childhood. Intahnashonaru Nursing Care Research, 9(4), 29-42.
Takamitsu Oka, MS, PhD
President
Professor of
Radiation Physics

TEL : 0823-74-6000
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : oka@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
Intermediate energy physics, environmental radioactivity and Radiation

Recent Publications:
1)K. Shizuma et al. (2003). Measurement of residual 152Eu activity induced by atomic bomb neutrons in Nagasaki and the contribution of environmental neutrons to this activity. J. Radiate. Res., 44, 133-139.
Katsuya Morita, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology

TEL : 0823-74-6832
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : morita@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
Studies on the mechanisms for neuropathic pain and the development of novel medicaments

Recent Publications
1) K. Morita, et al., (2014). Palliation of bone cancer pain by antagonists of platelet- activating factor receptor. PLoS One, (in press).
2) T. Dohi, K. Morita, (2009). Glycine transporter inhibitors as a novel drug discovery strategy for neuropathic pain. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 123, 54-79.
3) K. Morita, et al., (2008). Spinal anti-allodynia action of glycine transporter inhibitors in neuropathic pain models in mice. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 326(2), 633-645.
Kyoko Yamauchi,
RN, CNM PHN, MA, MM

Dean
Professor of
Women's Health and Maternity Nursing

TEL/FAXF0823-74-4370
E-mailFhei@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics:
Research regarding the career formation of the nursing occupation

Recent Publications
1) H. Yamamoto, K. Yamauchi(2011). Nurses' Perception on Nursing Care for Admitted Pregnant Women in Premature Labor. Maternal Health, 51(4), 536-544.
2) K. Yamauchi(2004). Study on Nurses' Profession in Occupational Characteristics and Factors of Career Building in Certified Midwives, Integrated Studies of Nursing Science, (5)2, 6-17.[Japanese]
Shigeko Kato, RN, MSN
Professor of
Gerontological Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6847
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : katoi@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Formation of nursing perspectives towards elderly with dementia
2.Utilization of portfolio technique on education

Recent Publications
1) J. Ando, S. Kato, S. Imasaka, et al.(2010). Soft-Food(easy-to-swallow, semisolid foods) for Community residents, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 11(2),1-7.[Japanese]
2) S. Kato (2005). Educational Support with Label Technique in Nursing Practicum II.Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 7(1), 36-47.[Japanese]
Takashi Fujiwara, MS, PhD
Professor of Anatomy & Histology


TEL : 0823-74-6847
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : tfujiwara@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Wall structure of blood vessels
2.Morphological study of angiogenesis

Recent Publications
1) Yamazaki D, Fujiwara T, Suetsugu S, Takenawa T. A novel function of WAVE in lamellipodia (2005). WAVE1 is required for stabilization of lamellipodial protrusions during cell spreading. Genes to Cells, 10, 381-392.
2) Uemura A, Ogawa M, Hirashima M, Fujiwara T, et al. (2002). Recombinant angiopoietin-1 restores high-order architecture of growing blood vessels in the absence of mural cells. J Clin Invest.,110, 1619-1628.
Satoshi Nakamura, MS, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

TEL : 0823-74-6840
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : nakamura@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Studies on control of water-food-borne diseases in developing countries through international collaborations.
2.Evaluation study in relation to community health project
3.Historical research of community health in and outside the country

Recent Publications
1) Midorikawa K, et al. (2016). APOE Genotype in the Ethnic Majority and Minority Groups of Laos and the Implications for Non-Communicable Diseases. PLoS One, 11(5):e0155072.
2) Midorikawa K, Nakamura S, Phetsouvanh R, Midorikawa R, (2014). Detection of non-typhoidal Salmonella using a mechanism for controlling hydrogen sulfide production. Open Journal of Medical Microbiology , 4, 90-95
3) S. Nakamura (2014). A consideration on typhoon disaster and water-borne infections: The case of typhoon Yolanda(Haiyan) which hit the Philippines in 2013. J. Seizon and Life Sci., 25, 89-108. [in Japanese]
Michiru Watanabe, ME, PhD
Professor of Philosphy of Education and Student Guidance

TEL/FAX : 0823-74-6824
E-mail : watanabe@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Study on J.H.Pestalozzifs Educational Philosophy
2.Study onTheory and Praxis of Moraleducation in School
3.Study on the Problems of Children, especially Bulling and Violence

Recent Publications
1) M. Watanabe,Y. Oshitani,T. Watanabe and T.Ogawa (ed.) (2016). The Series of Thinking on Special Subject Moral (3 volumes), Kitaojishobo, Kyoto
2jM. Watanabe (2013). Bulling and Moraleducation, ERP, Osaka M. Watanabe (2015). A New Possibility of Moral Education and Moral Teaching in School. Studies in The Philosophy of Education, 112, 94-113
3jM. Watanabe and K. Neumann ( ed.) (2010). Reform of Teacher-education in Japan and Germany. Toshindo, Tokyo
4) M. Watanabe(2007). Significance of Pestalozzifs Educational Thoughts in Our Age. Research on Education of Man, 27, 63-70
Aya Ohtsuka, MA, PhD
Professor of Social Welfare and Medical Social Work

TEL : 0823-74-6820
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : ohtsuka@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1. Self-determination of patients in social work practice
2. Support for job seekers in medical rehabilitation
3. Social work practice and dilemma in medical ethics

Recent Publications
1) A. Otsuka(2016). Problem of the social work practice in the discharge assistance|focused on ethical dilemma. The journal of community cooperation-entering and leaving hospital , No.1, 115-120.
2) Akihiro Toyota, A. Otsuka(2015). Employment and public participation. General Rehabilitation Vol.43 No.12, 1123-1128
3) A. Otsuka(2013). Can Medical Social Workers (MSWs) contribute to patient's self-determination? Kumamoto University Departmental Bulletin Paper, No.7, 76-93
Yutaka Kanazawa, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Living Environment

TEL : 0823-74-6947
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mail : kankan-0917@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Response behavior of steel structures under repeated variable loading
2.Construction of educational system by network system
3.Living environment and health

Recent Publications
1) K. Kondoh, Y. Ohmachi, Y. Kanazawa (2012) Elasto-plastic behavior analysis of the steel column under repeated variable bi-axial bending. Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.58b, 333-341.[Japanese]
2) Y. Kanazawa, Y. Ohmachi, K. Kondoh (2011) Elasto-plastic analysis of the steel frame structure subjected to repeated variable loading (Part2) Numerical test, Summaries of technical paper of Annual Meetting Architectural Institute of Japan, B-1, 241-242.[Japanese]
Yumi Iwamoto, RN, MA.
Associate Professor of
Adult Health Nursing

TELF0823-74-6824
FAXF0823-74-5722
E-mailFume@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Utilization on Simulation-based Lerning in Nursing Education
2.Global Network on Health Care Education

Recent Publications
1)M. Hovancsek, P. kJeffries, Y. Iwamoto, et al.(2009). Creating Simulation Communities of Practice, An International Perspective,Nursing Education Perspecitives, 30(2),121-125.
2) Y. Iwamoto (2009). Simulation-based Learning in Undergraduate Nursing Education,Kango Kyoiku, 50(9), 802-805.
Yumi Maenobu, RN,PHN,MSN
Professor of
Adult Health Nursing

TEL/FAX:0823-74-6836
E-mailFmaeno@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Professional Perspectives among Nurses
2.Effect on Learning by Reflective Thinking

Recent Publications
1) Y. Maenobu, M. Ayukawa, T. Ishikawa, et al.(2011). Discussion on Educational outcomes on modeling. Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 12(2), 19-27. [Japanese]
2) K. Kaneko, K. Tamura, Y. Maenobu, et al.(2009). Report on learning progress of studentsf thinking processes in adult health nursing practicum II, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 11(1), 20-26. [Japanese]
Mari Sanai, RN, PHN, MSN, PhD
Professor of
Gerontological Nursing

TEL/FAXF0823-74-6829
E-mailFmari0312@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Support for quality of life in elderly people
2.Elderly care and learning support towards nursing students
3.Influence of generativity to senior citizens' lives

Recent Publications
1) M. Sanai ,Y. Kawano (2014). Characteristics of gconcernh in senior citizens generativity, and influence of generativity to senior citizens' lives, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 16(1), 6-17. [Japanese]
2) M. Sanai (2004). A suggestion to the definite aim support of the senior citizen in the care state required, Masterfs thesis, Kure University Graduate School of Nursing‡U, 1-76.
Kyoko Munehisa, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Fundamental Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6837
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mailFmunehisa@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Studies on cancer nursing and terminal care
2.Study on self-education force of nursing students

Recent Publications
1) K. Munehisa (2012) Study of the learning effect of "The perioperative nursing practices for image of the processes in hospitalization period". Bulletin of Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medical Technology, Teikyo University Vol.3, 19-68. [Japanese]
2) K. Munehisa (2000). Bereavement experience of adults who have lost mothers in their pre-adolescence, Masterfs thesis, Graduate School of Nursing, Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing [Japanese]
Kazue Tamura, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Adult Health Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6841
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mailFtamura@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Effect on learning by reflective thinking

Recent Publications
1) K. Kaneko, K. Tamura, Y. Maenobu, et al. (2009). Report on learning progress of studentsfthinking processes in adult health nursing practicum II.@Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 11(1), 20-26. [Japanese]
2) T. Sakoda, K. Tamura, H. Sasaki.(2007). Footprints of nursing education in pre-war Hiroshima Prefecture, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 8(2), 1-11. [Japanese]
Yukie Higawa, RN, PHN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Home Care and Community
Health Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6835
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mailFhigawa@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Reserach on the health guidance by public health nurses

Recent Publications
1) Y. Higawa, H. Kawasaki (2010). Support for Japanese students adapting from the geducationh to the gworkh environment. 6th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning.
2) Y. Higawa, H.kawasaki (2009). Research to support adaptation to the human society. Masterfs thesis, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hiroshima University.
Miki Shindo, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Material and Child Nursing

TEL : 0823-74-6804
FAX : 0823-74-5722
E-mailFshindo-h@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Research on community parenting support with student involvement
2.Research on self-directed learning by students

Recent Publications
1) H. Hara, M. Shindo, and T. Naganuma (2011). The effects of coursework on studentsf views of their own children. Proceedings of the Academic Session of the 52nd Meeting of the Japan Society of Maternal Health, 52(3), 00.
2) M. Shindo (2007). A study on support for parenting anxiety of mothers: Comparison of these womenfs interactions with their husbands. Masterfs thesis, Graduate program in Nursing Studies, Hiroshima International University.
Takanori Ishikawa, RN, MSN
Professor of
Fundamental Nursing

TEL/FAX : 0823-74-6834
E-mailFishikawa@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Research on clinical judgement in nursing

Recent Publications
1) Y. Maenobu, M. Ayukawa, T. Ishikawa, et al. (2011). Discussion on educational outcomes on modeling, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 12(2), 19-27. [Japanese]
2) K. Kaneko, K. Tamura, T. Ishikawa, et al. (2009). Report on learning progress of studentsf thinking processes in adult health nursing practicum II, Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 11(1), 20-26. [Japanese]
Suzue Imasaka, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Gerontological Nursing

TEL/FAX : 0823-74-6859
E-mail : imasaka@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Research on details of care in dementia treatment wards

Recent Publications
1) J. Ando, S. Kato, S. Imasaka, et al.(2010). Soft-food (easy-to-swallow, semisolid foods) for community residents. Integrated Studies in Nursing Science, 11(2), 1-7. [Japanese]
Atsuko Sato, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Gerontological Nursing

TEL/FAX : 0823-74-6963
E-mail : a-sato@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Research on psychiatric nursing
2.Research on mental health in nursing profession

Recent Publications
1) K. Eguchi, A. Sato, Y. Hino, et al. (2012). A consideration on a scale of nursesf job satisfaction: A re-examination of validity and reliability of Stamps-Ozaki scale. Management Review, 12, 1-20.
Kanae Otsubo, RN, MSN
Associate Professor of
Adult Health Nursing

TEL/FAX : 0823-74-6826
E-mail : kanae@hbg.ac.jp
Research Topics
1.Education on nursing skills in critical care

Recent Publications
1) K.Hirama(Otsubo),T.Ishikawa(2010). Electrocardiogram of CHF patients. Heart Nursing, 23(5), 25-30. [Japanese]