Niigata University of Health and Welfare

Teaching Staff

Major in Medical and Rehabilitation Sciences


Kaoru Abe / Professor / Ph. D.
Practice of shoes human science, Shoes adjustment science, Development and evaluation of functional arch support (shoe insole) and footwear, Lower extremities orthosis for hemiplegia, Foot pressure (F-scan) analysis

Major in Health Sciences


Daisuke Sato / Professor / Ph. D.
The plasticity induction and motor learning, Sensorimotor integration in human brain during water immersion, The effects of exercise on physical and cognitive function

Major in Social Welfare


Kimiyo Terada / Professor / Ph. D.
International social work, Welfare sociology, Child welfare and family services

Major in Health Informatics and Business Administration


Naohiko Kinoshita / Associate Professor / Ph. D.
Medical informatics , Bioinformatics , Computer science , Educational technology for data science、Social research method & health statistics

Major in Health and Welfare


Naoki Kodama / Professor / Ph. D.
Brain Function Measurement, Early Diagnosis and Prevention of Dementia