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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
TERADA Masaru Professor Pediatric Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Critical and Intensive Care Medicine mterada@shinshu-u.ac.jp
ICHIKAWA Motoki Professor Pediatrics, Neuroimmunology mtichik@shinshu-u.ac.jp
SAKAGUCHI Kesami Professor Reproductive Health Nursing ksakagu@shinshu-u.ac.jp
KANAI Makoto Professor Perinatal Medicine makotok@shinshu-u.ac.jp
TAMAI Mariko Associate Professor Psychology, Bioethics mtamai@shinshu-u.ac.jp

Adult Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
MATSUNAGA Yasuko Professor Science of Nursing Education, Science of Fundamental Nursing ymatsun@shinshu-u.ac.jp
HONGO Minoru Professor Cardiovascular Medicine, Health Science hongo@shinshu-u.ac.jp
KIMURA Teiji Professor Basic Physical Therapy Science tkimura@shinshu-u.ac.jp
MOMOSE Kimito Professor Kinesiology, Chest Physical Therapy, Acute Physical Therapy kmomose@shinshu-u.ac.jp
KOBAYASHI Masayoshi Professor Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Cognitive and Behavioral Science mkobaya@shinshu-u.ac.jp
Ah-Cheng GOH Associate Professor Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Electrophysical Agents, Clinical Kinesiology gohac@shinshu-u.ac.jp
CHISHIMA Makoto Associate Professor OT for Physical Dysfunction, Assistive Technology, Medical Engineering mchishi@shinshu-u.ac.jp

Geriatric Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
HANIHARA Tokiji Professor Geriatric Psychiatry qhaniha@shinshu-u.ac.jp
KAMIMURA Tomoko Professor Occupational Therapy, Assistive Technology tkamimu@shinshu-u.ac.jp
YOKOKAWA Yoshiharu Associate Professor Health Promotion for Geriatrics, Fall Prevention, Resistance Training with Vascular Occlusion fhakuba@shinshu-u.ac.jp

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
KOH Shosei Professor Neurology, Neuroimmunology, Apheresis kshosei@shinshu-u.ac.jp
OTA Hiroyoshi Professor Pathology (Gastrointestinal Pathology) hohta@shinshu-u.ac.jp
SAGARA Junji Professor Molecular Cell Biology sagaraj@shinshu-u.ac.jp
FUJIMOTO Keisaku Professor Respiratory Medicine (Pathophysiology of Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Sleep Apnea Syndrome), Clinical Physiology keisaku@shinshu-u.ac.jp
KAWAKAMI Yoshiyuki Professor Clinical Microbiology, Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Chemotherapy, Infection Control yk23724@shinshu-u.ac.jp
OKUMURA Nobuo Professor Clinical Chemistry, Genetic Testing, Immunological Testing nobuoku@shinshu-u.ac.jp
SAITO Naoto Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomaterials, Regenerative Medicine saitoko@shinshu-u.ac.jp
TERADA Nobuo Professor Histology nobuot@shinshu-u.ac.jp
HIDAKA Hiroya Associate Professor Clinical Chemistry, Lipid Metabolism, Medical Technology hiroyan@shinshu-u.ac.jp
HAYAMA Masayoshi Associate Professor Histopathologic Technology, Histochemistry, Diagnostic Cytology qhayama@shinshu-u.ac.jp
TERASAWA Fumiko Associate Professor Clinical Chemistry fterasa@shinshu-u.ac.jp