Health Promotion and Human Behavior : Kyoto University / 京都大学大学院 医学研究科 社会健康医学系専攻 健康増進・行動学分野




Professor and Chair

Toshiaki A. Furukawa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Norio Watanabe, MD, PhD

Norio Watanabe used to be Lecturer at Department of Psychiatry in Nagoya City University, Japan, and Section Chief, Clinical Research Design and Training, Department of Clinical Epidemiology in the National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan. The focus of his research includes clinical psychopharmacology and psychotherapy for mood disorders, anxiety disorders and insomnia.

He has also published research articles on clinical epidemiology, research methodology, and social psychiatry. Dr Watanabe has received a research award from the Japanese Society of Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology in 2012. He is an associate editor for BMC Psychiatry, a fellow member of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and Vice Director of Cochrane Japan.

He is author or co-author of over 60 clinical and scientific publications in peer-review journals and book chapters, and is author of two books on insomnia in Japanese language.


  • Hissei Imai, MD, PhD



  • Aya Suganuma, MD
  • Shino Kikuchi, MD
  • Yan Luo, MD
  • Masatsugu Sakata, MA
  • Akira Sato, MD         Satoshi Funada, MD        Hwang Chiyoung, RN MPH
  • Rie Shinohara (Toyomoto), RN, MW, MPH
  •     Makoto Shinagawa, MD


  • Kazufumi Yoshida, MD, MSc


  • Takashi Ishida, MEc


  • (Kazufumi Yoshida, MD, MPH     Makoto Shinagawa, MD

Visiting Researcher

  • Edoardo G. Ostinelli, MD
  • Hissei Imai, MD, PhD     Nozomi Takeshima, MD, PhD
  • Yu Hayasaka, MD, PhD
  • Kazumichi Yamamoto, MD, PhD
  • Shin'ichiro Tomitaka, MD, PhD
  • Kiyomi Shinohara, MD, PhD
  • Ryuhei So, MD, MPH     Sanae Kishimoto, MHS, MPH     Masafumi Tada, MD


  • Ms Keiko Fujii
  • Ms Aya Ichizawa

Clinical Research Coordinators

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