Research Supervision Staff and Research Topics (Doctoral Program)

Community Health Nursing Design

Prof. Kobayashi HiromitsuExperimental research on the evaluation of nursing skills, using measurements of physiological and physical functions
Research on physical characteristics of the elderly, including walking, sleep, and autonomic functions
Prof. Tsukada HisaeResearch relating to community health nursing practices
Research relating to the evaluation of public health services
Research relating to health literacy and health behavior
Prof. Imai HidekiHuman ecological research targeting human populations

Epidemiological research relating to disease structure in Japan
Prof. Kakihana WataruResearch on physical fitness for health maintenance and promotion
Research relating to educational practices to develop competencies
Prof. Mino YukikoResearch relating to evaluation, therapy, and social rehabilitation support for people with mental disabilities who have caused harm to others
Research relating to nursing care of psychiatric patients with physical complications
Prof. Ishikawa NorikoResearch relating to nursing administration
Research relating to nurses’ career formation and development
Research relating to ideal forms of education aimed at improving nurses’ skills in practicing nursing care
Assoc. Prof. Matsuda YukihisaExperimental psychological research on human cognitive functions and the application thereof
Computational neuroscience on cognitive function and psychiatric disorder specificity, with a focus on brain structure

Practical Nursing Science

Prof. Sanada HiromiCare innovation in nursing science and engineering
Prof. Kawashima KazuyoResearch relating to verification of nursing theory in practical application
Research relating to the care of elderly people living in nursing homes (bathing and decision-making)
Research relating to the improvement of health issues common among the elderly (undernutrition, sleep disorders, contractures, etc.)
Prof. Iwasa KazuoResearch relating to basic clinical conditions of intractable neurological diseases
Prof. Konya ChizukoResearch relating to the development of care technologies for wounds and skin disorders
Research relating to remote support in wound and skin care nursing
Prof. Yonezawa HiromiResearch relating to public health nurse practical activities
Research relating to preventive health care
Research relating to in-service training of public health nurses
Prof. Kameda YukieResearch relating to the effects of antenatal education and measuring instruments
Research relating to midwife education
Prof. Hirai TakaoChronobiological research relating to lifestyle-related disease prevention
Research relating to bone metabolism and nutrition
Prof. Sakurai ShihomiHealth support for caregivers
Research relating to home nursing
Prof. Yoneda MasayoResearch relating to grief care(mainly focusing on perinatal deaths: miscarriages, stillbirths, and neonatal deaths)
Research relating to professional midwifery care