Welcome Dr. Naohiro Hohashi to International Journal of Aging Research

Dr. Naohiro Hohashi
Professor
Division of Family Health Care Nursing, Department of Nursing, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University


Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Naohiro Hohashi to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Aging Research.

Funded Competitive Research Grants
G-001) Watanabe, Y., Ohtake, H., Kaneko, S., Kojima, K., Sora, I., Takeuchi, H., Takekoshi, M., Tanda, S., Hamada, T., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), Hosokawa, K., & Yokoo, H. An international joint survey concerning the harnessing of electronic communications networks utilizing translation support software in the medical biological field. Research grant from the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, FY1992. 2,000,000 JPY (approx. 15,912 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-002) Sugishita, C., & Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 50%) Study on environmental improvements in care at home: Prevalence of MRSA carriers and route of MRSA transmission. Grant-in-Aid for General Scientific Research (B) from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Japan (Grant no. 07457567), FY1995-FY1996. 5,400,000 JPY (approx. 52,250 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-003) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 40%), Tezuka, K., Nakatani, Y., & Kigawa, M. The effects of stress from white noise on hemodynamics, segmented by levels of obesity. Research grant from Japan Foundation of Cardiovascular Research, FY1996. 3,000,000 JPY (approx. 25,884 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-004) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 100%) Development of nursing educational systems through multimedia. Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Scientists (A) from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Japan (Grant no. 08772157), FY1996. 900,000 JPY (approx. 7,765 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-005) Sugishita, C., & Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 40%) Infection control among nursing mothers and neonates, and related quality of nursing care: According to analyses of bacteria including MRSA in a maternity clinic. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (2) from the from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Japan and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 10470528), FY1998-FY1999. 10,200,000 JPY (approx. 90,106 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-006) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 100%) Research related to effects on family functioning by mothers’ accompaniment at pediatric hospital wards. Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Scientists (A) from the from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Japan and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 10771378), FY1998-FY1999. 1,200,000 JPY (approx. 10,601 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-007) Sugishita, C., Hayashi, K., Yamamoto-Mitani, N., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 10%), & Mitsuhashi, K. Development of assessment tools for the family system and care activities utilizing a two-dimensional scale. Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 11877433), FY1999-FY2000.
2,100,000 JPY (approx. 20,546 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-008) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 100%) Assessment of family functioning utilizing the newly developed Japanese-language Feetham Family Functioning Survey: Centered on effects of home nursing and nursing at medical institutions on family functioning. Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Scientists (A) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 12771485), FY2000-FY2001. 2,300,000 JPY (approx. 20,128 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-009) Sugishita, C., Kamibeppu, K., Murata, K., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 10%), Torii, H., Ohwaki, M., & Hayashi, K. Development of practical models of continual nursing systems linked to localities aimed at the families and their children with illness or handicaps at home. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (1) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 13470533), FY2001-FY2003. 12,100,000 JPY (approx. 101,903 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-010) Ohwaki, M., & Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 40%) Development of a nursing intervention program for mentally retarded children at home and their families on the internet. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (1) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 14572311), FY2002-FY2004. 3,700,000 JPY (approx. 31,161 USD
based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-011) Murata, K., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), & Uchi, M. Nursing intervention and educational program based on life skills development for chronically ill children and their families. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (2) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 14370817), FY2002-FY2004. 6,300,000 JPY (approx. 53,057 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-012) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Murata, K., & Feetham, S. L. Development of the FFFS Japanese language version II for evaluation of the family functions in Japanese families and its clinical applications in family health nursing. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (2) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no.
15390670), FY2003-FY2005. 8,400,000 JPY (approx. 78,263 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-013) Sugishita, C., Torii, H., Ohwaki, M., Okino, Y., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 10%), Ishigaki, K., Yamamoto-Mitani, N., Kawahara, N., Narita, Y., Hayashi, K., & Iida, Y. Development of nursing programs to support the self-empowerment of handicapped children and adults living in regional areas: Development and practice of home-type models. Health Labour Sciences Research Grant (General research expenditures for realizing health safety, medical technology assessment general research business) from the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare in Japan (Grant no. H16-Medical-023), FY2004-FY2006. 9,000,000 JPY (approx. 87,934 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-014) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), & Murata, K. (in FY2005 only), Feetham, S. L. Testing Japan’s family functioning assessment methods by ethnography and family functioning measurements. Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 17659691), FY2005-FY2007. 3,200,000 JPY (approx. 27,188 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-015) Murata, K., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), Uchi, M., & Nishiyama, C. Development of the programs for health promotion of children with chronic diseases and their family by nurturing life skills and establishing their methods of utilization. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 17390580), FY2005-FY2007. 7,000,000 JPY (approx. 59,473 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-016) Ohwaki, M., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 40%), & Kobayashi, K. (in FY2007 only) Nursing intervention for cognitive development and social participation through synthesized voice expression for children with expressive language and mental handicaps. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 17592260), FY2005-FY2007. 3,770,000 JPY (approx. 32,031 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-017) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Hamamoto, C., & Kobayashi, K. (in FY2007, FY2008 only) Thedevelopment of an assessment model for family functioning of the Japanese family and establishing its clinical applications in family health care nursing. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 18390585), FY2006-FY2008. 8,980,000 JPY (approx. 75,456 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-018) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Kobayashi, K. (in FY2008, FY2009 only), Hiratani, Y. (in FY2010 only), & Honda, J. (in FY2010 only) Development of methods of assessment for determining family functioning levels as the family unit from individual family members’ assessment. Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 20659349), FY2008-FY2010. 3,100,000 JPY (approx. 34,100 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-019) Ohwaki, M., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), Suzuki, I., & Kato, S. (in FY2009-FY2011 only) Development of a nursing support system for autonomy and independence of children with developmental disorder in the community. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 20592594), FY2008-FY2012. 4,550,000 JPY (approx. 50,049 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-020) Ishigaki, K., Yamamoto-Mitani, N., Katakura, N., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), Honda, A., & Ito, R. Development of indicator of constrained beliefs to help family decision making. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 20390568), FY2008-FY2010. 19,370,000 JPY (approx.
213,068 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-021) Ryugo, C., Kokabu, H., & Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 10%) Analysis of a preparation model for parents to alleviate the infants’ stress in receiving blood taking. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 20592609), FY2008-FY2010. 3,380,000 JPY (approx. 37,180 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-022) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Kobayashi, K. (in FY2009 only), Fukahori, H., Hamamoto, C., Horiguchi, K. (in FY2010 only), & Honda, J. (in FY2010, FY2011 only) Development of a family intervention model and standard family health care nursing plan based on the Concentric Sphere Family Environment Model. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
(B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 21390591), FY2009-FY2011. 8,970,000 JPY (approx. 96,410 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-023) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), & Honda, J. A proposal for replacement of “Family Development Theory” with “Growth and Development Segments for the Family System Unit” and field-based research. Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 23660064),
FY2011-FY2013. 3,510,000 JPY (approx. 45,620 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-024) Miki, Y., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), & Maekawa, A. Research into family intervention related to sexuality. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 23593355), FY2011-FY2013. 2,470,000 JPY (approx. 32,103 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-025) Ishigaki, K., Yamamoto-Mitani, N., Katakura, N., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), Honda, A., & Ito, R. Development of family belief assessment methods for promoting effective family intervention. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 23390519), FY2011-FY2013. 18,460,000 JPY (approx. 239,927 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-026) Ryugo, C., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), & Kokabu, H. Development of preparation models for children who receiving medical treatment and their parents on an outpatient basis at general hospitals. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 23593347), FY2011-FY2014.
4,550,000 JPY (approx. 59,137 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-027) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Honda, J., Fukahori, H., & Hamamoto, C. Clinical applications and empirical investigation of family assessment/family intervention models based on the Concentric Sphere Family Environment Theory. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 24390498), FY2012-FY2014. 11,180,000 JPY (approx. 106,000 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-028) Ohwaki, M., Suzuki, I., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 10%), Nakamura, Y. (in FY2015, FY2016, FY2017 only), & Ito, K. (in FY2017 only) Development of smooth early diagnosis and early intervention methods for care givers of children with developmental disorders. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 25463498), FY2013-FY2017. 5,200,000 JPY (approx. 49,401 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-029) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 40%), & Honda, J. Tests for a gold standard for diagnosing insufficient family functioning and family nursing needs and their empirical investigations. Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 26670981), FY2014-FY2016. 3,640,000 JPY (approx. 30,420 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-030) Kobayashi, K., Yamaguchi, E., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), Tamura, A., & Rikiishi, T. Constructing  educational programs and family intervention for long-term following toward patients having experienced pediatric cancer and their families. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan
(Grant no. 26463429), FY2014-FY2018. 5,070,000 JPY (approx. 42,370 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-031) Miki, Y., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), & Maekawa, A. Development of sexuality models and measurement linked to individual and family well-being. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 26463390), FY2014-FY2016. 3,900,000 JPY (approx. 32,592 USD based on
exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-032) Shimada, N., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), & Honda, J. Construction of assessment indices for family relations receiving home care and consideration of support for families in which family relations are disrupted. Home treatment subsidy from the Yuumi Memorial Foundation for Home Health Care, FY2014 (second half). 499,000 JPY (approx. 4,172 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-033) Hohashi, N. (Principal Investigator, share of contribution is 50%), Honda, J., Fukahori, H., & Hamamoto, C. Establishment of guidelines and family intervention models for family health care nursing based on family signs/symptoms based on the Concentric Sphere Family Environment Theory. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 15H05084), FY2015-FY2017. 8,060,000 JPY (approx. 67,386 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-034) Hiratani, Y., Horiguchi, K., Kotera, S., & Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%). Development of intervention needs assessment tools for use with single-parent families, and assessment of their reliability and validity. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 15K11657), FY2016-FY2017.
1,950,000 JPY (approx. 17,924 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-035) Ryugo, C., Suzuki, M., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 20%), Kokabu, H., & Hirata, M. Developing a preparation model for multidisciplinary cooperation: Seeking to establish preparation. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 16K12185), FY2016-FY2019. 4,290,000 JPY (approx.
39,423 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-036) Miki, Y., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), Maekawa, A., & Kunikata, H. Research into development of approaches to improve sexuality. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in Japan (Grant no. 17K12309), FY2017-FY2019. 4,160,000 JPY (approx. 37,378 USD based on exchange rate at the time of
receipt).
G-037) Miki, Y., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), Maekawa, A., Kunikata, H., Sawai, N., & Takagi, Y. An approach to sexuality support conducted by WOC nurses: Elicitating therapeutic conversation, Grant for technological research sponsored by ALCARE, FY2017. 400,000 JPY (approx. 3,566 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).
G-038) Kobayashi, K., Kamei, T., Asano, M., Hohashi, N. (Co-Investigator, share of contribution is 30%), Meguro, S., Nishigaki, K. & Sawaguchi, M. Development of a multigenerational coexistence model through transactional analysis of generation rearing children and elderly generation on daily basis. Grant for research collaboration in Japan sponsored by Pfizer Health Research Foundation, FY2017. 1,300,000 JPY (approx. 11,623 USD based on exchange rate at the time of receipt).

Awards and Honors
A-001) Recipient of Outstanding Poster Award for the work entitled “Support expected from pediatric nurses by families with hospitalized children in Japan” at the Asia-Pacific Nursing Research Conference 2014, 13 September, 2014
A-002) Named a Transcultural Nursing Scholar by the Transcultural Nursing Society (TNS), 23 October, 2014
A-003) Recipient of Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award by the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA), 21 August,2015
A-004) Recipient of Excellent Organization Award at the 2016 Global Human Caring Conference, 16 October, 2016
A-005) Named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), 22 October, 2016
A-006) Recipient of 2016 Society Award for the work entitled “Development, validity and reliability of the Sexuality Satisfaction Index in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (SEXSI-IBD)” by the Japanese Society of Stoma and Continence Rehabilitation (JSSCR), 17 February, 2017
A-007) Recipient of Poster Award (First Place Award) for the work entitled “Establishing a cut-off point in the SFE-J to assess family dysfunction scores in preliminary groups of dysfunctional Japanese families” at the 13th International Family Nursing Conference, 15 June, 2017
A-008) Recipient of Poster Award (Second Place Award) for the work entitled “A literature review of factors influencing parental role attainment in parents: An analysis based on the Concentric Sphere Family Environment Theory” at the 13th International Family Nursing Conference, 16 June, 2017


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