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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
SAKAGUCHI Kesami Professor Reproductive Health Nursing
KANAI Makoto Professor Perinatal Medicine
TAMAI Mariko Associate Professor Psychology, Bioethics

Adult Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
MATSUNAGA Yasuko Professor Science of Nursing Education, Science of Fundamental Nursing
HONGO Minoru Professor Cardiovascular Medicine, Health Science
KIMURA Teiji Professor Basic Physical Therapy Science
MOMOSE Kimito Professor Kinesiology, Chest Physical Therapy, Acute Physical Therapy
KOBAYASHI Masayoshi Professor Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Cognitive and Behavioral Science
Ah-Cheng GOH Associate Professor Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Electrophysical Agents, Clinical Kinesiology

Geriatric Health Science

Name Position Research Field E-mail
HANIHARA Tokiji Professor Geriatric Psychiatry
KAMIMURA Tomoko Professor Occupational Therapy, Assistive Technology
YOKOKAWA Yoshiharu Associate Professor Health Promotion for Geriatrics, Fall Prevention, Resistance Training with Vascular Occlusion

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
OTA Hiroyoshi Professor Pathology (Gastrointestinal Pathology)
SAGARA Junji Professor Molecular Cell Biology
FUJIMOTO Keisaku Professor Respiratory Medicine (Pathophysiology of Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Sleep Apnea Syndrome), Clinical Physiology
OKUMURA Nobuo Professor Clinical Chemistry, Genetic Testing, Immunological Testing
SAITO Naoto Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomaterials, Regenerative Medicine
TERADA Nobuo Professor General anatomy (including histology/embryology)
HIDAKA Hiroya Associate Professor Clinical Chemistry, Lipid Metabolism, Medical Technology