Kataoka-Yahiro Presents at Kyushu University in Japan

Dr. Merle Kataoka-Yahiro, associate professor, presented several lectures at Kyushu University in Japan on November 17-18, 2016 at the Department of Health Sciences International Symposium. She met with faculty, undergraduate and graduate nursing students from Kyushu University and presented her research on palliative and hospice care & caregiving in the U.S.

Dr. Merle Kataoka-Yahiro poses with japanese health students

Kataoka-Yahiro also presented on nursing and health care in the U.S. at the 11th International Forum of Health Sciences. This symposium was also well attended by the nursing faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students. Research and educational collaboration will be planned between UH Manoa Nursing and Kyushu University in the future.

For information about the Kyushu University Department of Health Sciences International Symposium or the International Forum of Health Sciences, contact Dr. Merle Kataoka-Yahiro at or (808) 956-5329.

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