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YOSHIKAWA MINEKA
Associate Professor
Affiliation Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Dentistry & Oral Health Sciences)
Discipline Oral Infectious Disease/Oral Rehabilitation
Academic Degrees Hiroshima University Doctor of Philosophy in Dental Science
Research Fields Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy; Dentistry; Prosthodontics / Dental materials science and
Research Keywords Relationship between mastication and swallowing function / Gerodontology / Prosthodontics
Comments I specialize in dental prosthodontics and geriatric dentistry. In particular, I am involved in clinical research on oral function rehabilitation in the elderly. I belong to the oral implant department at Hiroshima university hospital, and I am also involved in the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with dysphagia in the mastication and swallowing outpatient department. We have developed new evaluation methods and rehabilitation methods for eating and swallowing disorders, and have helped to develop a tongue pressure measuring device (TPM-01, JMS, Hiroshima) and easy-to-eat bread (Raku Raku Bread, Takaki Bakery Co. Ltd., Hiroshima). I am doing my best in my research to support the people who have difficulty eating due to illness or injury can "oral intake in a fun and safe way until the end of their lives". ͒
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Past media appearances 20171115~20171115
Topic Dentistry/Healthcare
Medical Care and Community/Home Healthcare/Caregiving
Medical Science/Healthcare
Oral Health (Oral Disease)
SDGs 3 Good health and well-being 4 Quality education 5 Gender equality 9 Industry, innovation, infrastructure 10 Reduced inequalities 11 Sustainable cities and communities 12 Responsible consumption, production 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions 17 Partnerships for the goals
Educational Programs [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Dentistry : Program of Dentistry : Dentistry
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Biomedical Sciences : Program of Dental Sciences
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