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Health Sciences (Doctor's Program)

Lifespan Health Sciences Division consists of the following three departments:

1. The Department of Child and Women’s Health Science: provides education and research regarding various problems of pregnancy, childbirth, and child care.

2. The Department of Adult Health Science: offers education and carries out research relating to the prophylaxis of lifestyle-related diseases, in addition to the prevention and rehabilitation of sports disorders and lesions afflicting youths, young adults, and middle-aged persons.

3. The Department of Geriatric Health Science: is primarily concerned with the prevention of diseases and medical disorders afflicting aged people, and how to produce a better quality of life for them.

Child and Women's Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
ICHIKAWA Motoki Professor Pediatrics, Neuroimmunology mtichik(at)
SAKAGUCHI Kesami Professor Reproductive Health Nursing ksakagu(at)
KANAI Makoto Professor Perinatal Medicine makotok(at)
TAMAI Mariko Associate Professor Psychology, Bioethics mtamai(at)

Adult Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
MATSUNAGA Yasuko Professor Science of Nursing Education, Science of Fundamental Nursing ymatsun(at)
IKEGAMI Toshihiko Professor General surgery tikegami(at)
IZAWA Atsushi Professor Cardioangiology izawa611(at)
KIMURA Teiji Professor Basic Physical Therapy Science tkimura(at)
MOMOSE Kimito Professor Kinesiology, Chest Physical Therapy, Acute Physical Therapy kmomose(at)
KOBAYASHI Masayoshi Professor Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Cognitive and Behavioral Science mkobaya(at)
YAMAZAKI Hiroshi Associate Professor Sociology Death & Life Studies hryamazaki(at)
Ah-Cheng GOH Associate Professor Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Electrophysical Agents, Clinical Kinesiology gohac(at)

Geriatric Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
AIDA Nobuko Professor Community health/ Gerontological nursing Clinical Nursing aida(at)
SUGIYAMA Nobuhiro Professor Psychiatric science nsugi(at)
KAMIMURA Tomoko Professor Occupational Therapy, Assistive Technology tkamimu(at)
YOKOKAWA Yoshiharu Associate Professor Health Promotion for Geriatrics, Fall Prevention, Resistance Training with Vascular Occlusion fhakuba(at)
MUTAI Hitoshi Associate Professor Rehabilitation science/Welfare engineering hitmutai(at)

The Health and Medical Sciences Division focuses on morbid physiology and the biological information of diseases and disorders, in addition to performing research that will provide scientific evidence for prophylaxis and overall health improvements.

Health and Medical Sciences

Name Position Research Field E-mail
OTA Hiroyoshi Professor Pathology (Gastrointestinal Pathology) hohta(at)
SAGARA Junji Professor Molecular Cell Biology sagaraj(at)
FUJIMOTO Keisaku Professor Respiratory Medicine (Pathophysiology of Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Sleep Apnea Syndrome), Clinical Physiology keisaku(at)
OKUMURA Nobuo Professor Clinical Chemistry, Genetic Testing, Immunological Testing nobuoku(at)
ISHIDA Fumihiro Professor Hematology fumishi(at)
NAGANO Noriyuki Professor Clinical Microbiology, Antimicrobial Resistance, Pathogenic Microbiology naganon(at)
YAZAKI Masahide Professor
SAITO Naoto Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomaterials, Regenerative Medicine saitoko(at)
TERADA Nobuo Professor General anatomy (including histology/embryology) nobuot(at)
HIDAKA Hiroya Associate Professor Clinical Chemistry, Lipid Metabolism, Medical Technology hiroyan(at)
OANA Kozue Associate Professor Laboratory medicine Bacteriology (including mycology) koana(at)
AOKI Kaoru Associate Professor Orthopaedic surgery Biomedical engineering/ Biokmaterial science and engineering kin29men(at)
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