Faculty of Health Sciences/Graduate School of Health Sciences/Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University

List of Chief Academic Advisors and Their Key Fields of Research and Contact Information(Master Course)

As of May 20, 2022

Biomedical Science and Engineering

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Name, Title, and E-mail Address of Academic Advisor Key Field of Research
Professor
Tamotsu KAMISHIMA
ktamotamo2*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Quantitative image analysis of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis
  2. Machine-to-machine calibration in ultrasonographical examination
  3. Quantitative X-ray image analysis of disease progression in rheumatoid arthritis
  4. Virtual organ volumetry
Associate Professor
Hiroyuki SUGIMORI
sugimori*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Hiroyuki TAKASHIMA
Associate Professor
Hisanori FUKUNAGA
hisanori.fukunaga*hs.hokudai.ac.jp

Medical Laboratory Science

Name, Title, and E-mail Address of Academic Advisor Key Field of Research
Professor
Hiroyuki YAMAGUCHI
hiroyuki*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Persistent infection of intercellular pathogens and its molecular basis
  2. Adaptive strategy of human pathogens for their surviving in natural environments
  3. Analysis of symbiosis among microbes focused on an interaction of unculturable bacteria with amoebae
Professor
Akihiro ISHIZU
aishizu*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Pathology and pathogenesis of vasculitis
  2. Biophylaxis and its disorders
  3. Analysis of immune cell function
Professor
Shu-ping HUI
keino*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Research on lipoproteins, lipid peroxides, fatty acid and biologically active lipids (plasmalogen, lysophospholipid, cardiolipin)
  2. Development of biomarkers and testing reagents
  3. Research on NASH, lipid droplets and functional foods
Professor
Michitaka OZAKI
ozaki-m*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Analysis of molecular mechanism of biological stress, stress response and regulation
  2. Liver physio-pathology and its systemic impact (a comprehensive study of cell/organ function and whole body conditions)
  3. Spatio-temporal bio-analysis by non-invasive visualization and monitoring of molecular function / cellular atmosphere and, its clinical application
  4. Prevention of diabetic retinopathy
Associate Professor
Sanae KAGA
sanae*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Assessment of cardiovascular diseases using ultrasonography
  2. Assessment of age-related changes in cardiac shape and function
  3. Study of method for standardization and accuracy control of ultrasonographic examination
Associate Professor
Toshihiro SAKURAI
sakura*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Shogo TAMURA
stamura*hs.hokudai.ac.jp

Rehabilitation Science

Name, Title, and E-mail Address of Academic Advisor Key Field of Research
Professor
Harukazu TOHYAMA
tohyama*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders
  2. Athletic rehabilitation
  3. Biology and biomechanics for tendon and ligament
Professor
Hiroshi MAEJIMA
maeji*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Synaptic modification induced by exercise and motor learning.
  2. Neuromodulation for kinesiotherapy in disorder of the central nervous system
  3. Postural control and prevention of falling in the elderly
Professor
Shinya SAKAI
sakai*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. A study of the mechanisms of visual perception in the human brain
  2. Studies of rehabilitation and driving assessment for patients with neuropsychological deficits
  3. Visual assessment and rehabilitation for children with cerebral visual impairment
Professor
Takako CHIKENJI
chikenji*pop.med.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Mina SAMUKAWA
mina*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Sports injury prevention
  2. Effects of therapeutic exercises
  3. Warm up effects
Associate Professor
Taisuke MIYAZAKI
miyazaki*med.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Naoya HASEGAWA
n_hasegawa*med.hokudai.ac.jp

Health Research Studies

Name, Title, and E-mail Address of Academic Advisor Key Field of Research
Professor
Koichi YOKOSAWA
yokosawa*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Non-invasive measurements and imaging of human cognitive functions (e.g., music, time perception)
  2. Research on evaluating endogenous brain functions (emotion, impulsivity, or stress) by electrophysiological measurements
  3. Decoding functional information of human brain and application to bio-medical engineering
Professor
Katsuhiko OGASAWARA
oga*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Hospital management and health system research
  2. tele-healthcare system and social health informatics
  3. Medical technology assessment and health economics
Professor
Taro YAMAUCHI
taroy*med.hokudai.ac.jp
-Fieldwork in small societies in developing countries

  1. Global Health: basic human needs (BHN) & QOL of local populations/societies
  2. Child Health: food & nutrition, physical activity, growth & development, physical fitness, behavioral pattern
  3. Transdisciplinary Research: participatory action research by local children to co-create healthy community (e.g., water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH))
Professor
Atsuko IKEDA
AAraki*cehs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Epidemiological studies of Environmental Chemical Exposure and its effect on adverse health outcomes.
  2. Birth cohort studies of environment and children’s health
  3. Indoor air quality and inhabitants’ health
Professor
Shu-ping HUI
keino*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Research on lipoproteins, lipid peroxides, fatty acid and biologically active lipids (plasmalogen, lysophospholipid, cardiolipin)
  2. Development of biomarkers and testing reagents
  3. Research on NASH, lipid droplets and functional foods
Associate Professor
Mika OTSUKI
lasteroideb612*pop.med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Clinical neuropsychology / cognitive neurology (researching on mechanism of aphasia, agnosia,apraxia and memory impairment.)
  2. Neuroimaging studies using fMRI or ECDL.
  3. Interdisciplinary study of language.

Nursing Science, Advanced Public Health Nursing, Advanced Midwifery, Advanced Practice Nursing

Name, Title, and E-mail Address of Academic Advisor Key Field of Research
Professor
Michiko YUKI
yukimck*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Nursing support to care-recipients and family caregivers at home
  2. Exposure prevention of family member to antineoplastic drugs of treated cancer patient
  3. Disability prevention among the community-dwelling older adults
  4. Life and health of the victims (older persons) after the disaster
Professor
Michitaka OZAKI
ozaki-m*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Molecular mechanism of stress response and regulation
  2. Liver physio-pathology and its systemic impact (liver cell/organ function and its systemic affects)
  3. Bio-imaging: non-invasive/continuous visualization of cell/organ function and its application for evaluation of cell/organ atmospheres and diagnosis/therapy
  4. Prevention of diabetic retinopathy
Professor
Rika YANO
r-yano*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Development of Nursing Care Outcome Model
  2. Visualization of Nursing Arts by Expert Nurses
  3. Study on Educational Strategies for Developing Nursing Skills
Professor
Yasuhiko EBINA
ebiyas*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
Professor
Etsuko TADAKA
e_tadaka*pop.med.hokudai.ac.jp
Professor
Naomi SUMI
nsumi*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Standardization and development of programs for discharge planning and community medical cooperation.
  2. Research of care system and care management for cancer patients and their families.
  3. Development and evaluation of advance practice of clinical nursing specialists and education in CNS course.
Professor
Katsuhiko OGASAWARA
oga*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Nursing informatics: ontology and knowledge system
  2. Tele-healthcare system and social health informatics
  3. Nursing economics and medical technology assessment
Professor
Taro YAMAUCHI
taroy*med.hokudai.ac.jp
-Fieldwork in small societies in developing countries

  1. Global Health: basic human needs of local communities and QOL of local populations
  2. Human Ecology: food and nutrition, physical activity, body size and composition, behavioral pattern
  3. Child Health: nutritional status, growth and development, physical fitness, lifestyle
Professor
Atsuko IKEDA
AAraki*cehs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Epidemiological studies of Environmental Chemical Exposure and its effect on adverse health outcomes.
  2. Birth cohort studies of environment and children’s health
  3. Indoor air quality and inhabitants’ health
Associate Professor
Naoko MIYAJIMA
miyajima*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Development and measurement of mental health nursing skills
  2. Research on the mental health of nurses
  3. A study of communication channels in nursing
Associate Professor
Mika OTSUKI
lasteroideb612*pop.med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Study of cognitive function
  2. Study of cognitive impairment of neurological diseases.
Associate Professor
Mikiko IWAMOTO
miki*HS.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Development of the interprofessional ethics education program in the nursing graduate school.
  2. Research of Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing.
Associate Professor
Michiyo HIRANO
mihirano*med.hokudai.ac.jp
  1. Developing a care program of social activities for the elderly who require daily support
  2. Developing a preventive care program for the community-dwelling elderly
  3. Practice and competency of public health nurses working at prefecture and municipality public health centers
  4. Development of basic education of public health nursing students in the master’s course
Associate Professor
Yoshiko HASHIMOTO KONDO
kondo.yoshiko*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Miho SATO
m_sato*med.hokudai.ac.jp
Associate Professor
Akemi MATSUZAWA
matsuzawa*hs.hokudai.ac.jp
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