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last modified:2019/02/15

Professor SUGAMA Junko


Faculty, Affiliation

Institute for Frontier Science Initiative wellness promotion science center
Director, wellness promtion science center

College and School Educational Field

Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Science
Division of Health Sciences,Graduate School of Medical Science
Department of Nursing,School of Health Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences


Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kanazawa University Doctor Division of Health Sciences 200509 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Chiba University  198503
PhD in health sciences


Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

Japanese society of pressure ulcers
Japanese society for wound healing
Society of Nursing Practice




Fundamental nursing

Speciality Keywords

support surface, animal model, wound care, skin care, nursing technology, skin frailty

Research Themes

Prevention and Nursing Management for Pressure ulcers

Basic research on pressure ischemic wounds



  •  Efficacy of an improved absorbent pad on incontinence-associated dermatitis in older women: cluster randomized controlled trial.  BMC Geriatrics, 12 :22, 2012. 12
  •  Heel blood flow during loading and off-loading in bedridden older adults with low and normal ankle-brachial pressure index a quasi-experimental study.  Masaki N, Sugama J, Okuwa M, Inagaki M, Matsuo J, Nakatani T, Sanada H. Biol Res Nurs. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  •  New synthetic fiber sheets prevention moisture and heat retention and reduce shear in bedfast patients World council of enterostmal therapists journal 20 3 2000
  •  The role of skin blood flow in pressure ulcer development during surgery Advance in Wound Care 10 6 29-34 1997/10
  •  高齢者における入浴と局所血流との関係 金大医保紀要 24 2 61-65 2001/03

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  •  Reliability and validity of a multi-pad pressure evaluator for pressure ulcer management. Journal of tissue viability 12 4 148-153 2002
  •  Structural model of the prognostic factors affecting healing of pressure ulcers in elderly patients 7 1 115-123 2005
  •  Pressure-induced ischemic wound healing with bacterial inoculation in the rat WOUNDS 17 7 157-168 2005
  •  Exploring the relationship between skin property and absorbent pad environment Shigeta Y, Nakagami G, Sanada H, Oba M, Fujikawa J, Konya C, Sugama J J Clin Nurs 18 11 1607-1616
  •  Effectiveness of Indonesian honey on the acceleration of cutaneous wound healing: an experimental study in mice. WOUNDS, 24(4): 110-119, 2012.
  •  Development and validity of a new model for assessing pressure redistribution properties of support surfaces Matsuo J, Sugama J, Sanada H, Okuwa M, Nakatani T, Konya C, Sakamoto J J of Tissue Viability doi
  •  Factors influencing intact skin in women with incontinence using absorbent products: results of a cross-sectional, comparative study Shigeta Y, Nakagami G, Sanada H, Konya C, Sugama J Ostomy Wound Management 56 12 26-8,30-3
  •  Hypoxia is involved in drrp tissue injury formation in a rat model Yunita Sari, Takashi Nagase, Takeo Minematsu, Tomoko Aakase, Gojiro Nakagami, Hiromi Sanada, Junko Sugama WOUNDS
  •  Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: key initiatives introduced in Japan Hiromi Sanada, Junko Sugama, Gojiro Nakagami Wounds International 1 1
  •  Mattresses and pressure ulcers To the editor (Response) Journal of gerontrogical nursing 35 6 8-9
  •  Continuous monitoring of interface pressure distribution in intensive care patients for pressure ulcer prevention Kozue Sakai, Hiromi Sanada, Noriko Matsui, Gojiro Nakagami, Junok Sugama, Chieko Komiyama, Naoki Yahagi Journal of Adbanced Nursing
  •  Ulcerartion and delayed healing following pressure loading in hyperglycemic rats with an immature dermal collagen fiber network Lijuan Huang, Gojiro Nakagami, Takeo Minematsu, Ai Kinoshita, Junko Sugama, Toshio Nakatani, Hiroshi Sagara, Hiromi Sanada WOUNDS 22 237-244
  •  Do nutritional markers in wound fluid reflect pressure ulcer status? Shinji Iizaka, Hiromi Sanada, takeo Minematsu,miho Oba, Gogiro Nakagami, Hiroe koyanagi, takashi Nagase, Chizuko Konya, Junko Sugama WOUND REPAIR AND REGENERATION 18 31-37
  •  Skin injuries caused by medical adheshive tape in older people and associated factors Chizuko Konya, Hiromi Sanada, Junko Sugama, Mayumi Okuwa, Yuki Kamatani, Gojiro Nakagami, Kozue Sakai Journal of Clinical Nursing 12 1236-1242
  •  Vibration therapy accelerates healing of Stage I pressure ulcers in older adults Midori Arashi, Junko Sugama, Hiromi Sanada, Chizuko Konya, Mayumi Okuwa, Gojiro Nakagami, Ayumi Inoue, Keiko Tabata Advances in skin and wound care 23 7 321-327
  •  Incidence and risk factors of pressure ulcers in seven neonatal intensive care units in Japan, a multisite prospective cohort study Kumiko Fujii, Junko Sugama, Mayumi Okuwa, Hiromi Sanada, Yuko Mizokami International Wound Journal 7 4 323-328
  •  nfuluence of the timing of switching a protein-free to a protein-containing diet on the wound healing process in a rat all-layer skin defect Tsuda K, Nakatani T, Sugama J, Okuwa M, Sanada H International Wound Journal 7 3 135-146
  •  Diffrence of foot manifestations between young, adult and bedridden elderly with diabetes: a cross-sectinal observational study Makoto Oe, Mayumi Okuwa, Hiromi Sanada, Junko Sugama, Michiko Inagaki, Yoshihito Kasahara, Keiko Tabata, Gojiro Nakagami, Tomoe Nishizawa 22 1 19-27
  •  Relationship between lymphangiogenesis and exduates during the wound-healing process of mouse skin full-thickness wound Kimi Shimamura, Toshio Nakatani, Aiko Ueda, Junko Sugama, Mayumi Okuwa WOUND REPAIR AND REGENERATION 17 4 598-606
  •  he impact on malnutrition and nutrition-realated factors on the development and severity of pressure ulcers in older patients receiving home care Shinji Iizaka, Mayumi Okuwa, Junko Sugama, Hiromi Sanada CLINICAL NUTRITION 29 1 47-53

Conference Presentations

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「Support surface概念による褥瘡予防のためのベッドカバーとリネン開発」(2011-2012) 

Classes (Bachelors)

○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2017)
○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2017)
○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2017)
○Introduction to Nursing(2017)
○Introduction of Clinical Nursing(2017)
○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2017)
○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2016)
○Introduction of Clinical Nursing(2016)
○Introduction to Nursing(2016)
○Practice of Wellness Promotion(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Seminar(2017)
○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Lecture(2017)
○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Research(2017)
○Research Design in Health Science 2: Lecture(2017)
○Chronic Care Nursing/Wound Management: Research(2017)
○Research Design in Nursing 2: Lecture(2017)
○Wound Management: Seminar(2017)
○Wound Management: Lecture(2017)
○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Research(2016)
○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Seminar(2016)
○Chronic Care/Wound Management: Lecture(2016)
○Research Design in Health Science: Lecture(2016)
○Research Design in Health Science 2: Lecture(2016)
○Wound Management: Seminar(2016)
○Research Design in Nursing: Lecture(2016)
○Chronic Care Nursing/Wound Management: Research(2016)
○Wound Management: Lecture(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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