She is a professor of Iwaki-Meisei University where she joined as the tenured faculty in the program of nursing (April 2017-). Prior to joining Iwaki-Meisei University, she served as Director of Collaborative Research Center (2010-2014) and as a professor (the tenured faculty, 2007-2017) at Graduate School of Sapporo City University in Japan. Before joining Sapporo City University, she worked as a director of International Development for Beverly Enterprises USA as well as CEO of Kamro International USA. During that time, she served as a trustee of Ibaraki-Kai (medical firm in Japan) and managing director of a Canadian firm.
Recent published books/research papers (last five years only presented) Books:
Critical path. Japanese Nursing Association Publishing Co.)
OSCE. Medical Friend Publishing Co. others
Perception of among Japanese Older Adults of the Robot as a self-health-monitoring agent. (CJKMI, 2016)
Online survey method to improve product design by increasing the consumers’ understanding toward a produc.t (Japan, 2016)
Strategies for Home healthcare allow one to die at home. (Community caring, 2015)
Collaborative research to support super-aging society. (Japan Mechanical Engineering Society, 2015)
Home healthcare and transcultural nursing. (Japan, 2014)
World of Homehealth nursing. (Japan, 2014)
ICT use as a delaying tool for elderly patients with dementia. (Finland, 2014)
Self-health management system using ICT for older adults in apartment houses. (2014)
Delaying the progress of Dementia Conditions among Older Adults in Japan: Effects of an Activity Tool. (Italy, 2012) others
She has won the research grants (over $500,000 in 10 years) from multiple organizations including The Ministry of Health, Labour & Welfare; The Ministry of Education & Norther Advancement Center for Science and technology.
Major research areas
distance nursing using ICT, dementia, homehealth, advance directives, international nursing
Nursing licenses in three (3) countries including USA and Japan.
Certified Professional in HealthCare Quality (CPHQ)
Patent applied: Distance care system using ICT (2013) Coffin for a stillborn baby under 23 week-gestation (2014) Currently applying for Trademark (2017)
President of Hokkaido Homehealth care research
Committee member for 2017 Japan Homehealth Care Academic Conference, etc.