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Curriculum Vitae

Mitsuho IKEDA

Mitsuho Ikeda, Master of Medical Science
CURRICULUM VITAE, April 22, 2015

1. DATE OF BIRTH :
June 16, 1956
2. PRESENT POSITION:
Professor in Clinical Communication, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

3.EDUCATION:
- Coursework completed without PhD degree, Graduate school of Medicine, Osaka University (1982-84, 1987-89)
- Master Degree: Medical Science, Graduate school of Medicine, Osaka University(1982).
- Bachelor: Biology, Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University(1980).

4.PAST POSITION:
- Vice-Director of Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University (2011-Present)
- Professor of Professor in Clinical Communication, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University (2005-Present)
- Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University(2000-2006)
- Professor of Cultural Policy, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University(2002-2006)
- Associate Professor in Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University(1994-2000)
- Associate Professor in Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Higashi Nippon Gakuen University(1992-1994).
- Research Fellow, Center for Medical Humanities(1991).
- Research Fellow, Japanese Foundation for Promotion of Science, connecting with Visiting Scholar of National Museum of Ethnology(1989-1990)
- Ecologist and Anthropologist (as volunteer of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, JOCV, research design,  survey, and analysis in Ministry of Public Heath, Government of Honduras(1984-1986).

5.TEACHINGS:
- Topical Lectures on Medical Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, Rikkyo University (2015)
- Topical Lectures on Medical Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Medical Anthropology, Research Ethics, Constructing Social Security Net, and Studies of Ethnography, Postgraduate Lectures and Workshops presented by Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Human Care in Practice, Clinical Communication, Non-verbal Communication, Communication Skills with Dementia Person, and Introduction to Communication-Design, Postgraduate Lectures and Workshops presented by Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University(2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Cultural Policy, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University(2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
- Introduction to Medical Anthropology, Faculty of Medicine (Former Kochi Medical College), Kochi University (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
- Seminar on Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University(1994, 1995, 1996 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005); entitled "Reading Ethnography", "Introduction to Cultural Critique."
- Reading Foreign Books in Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005).
- Field Work in Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005).
- Seminar on Cultural Anthropology, Department of Letters, Graduate School of Kumamoto University(1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005).
- Lecture on Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Kumamoto University(1995); entitled "Modernity and Society," and "Comparative Study of Folk Religions".
- Lecture on Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts , Faculty of Nursing and Social Welfare, Higashi Nippon University (1992,1993); entitled "Medicine and Society," and "Introduction to Anthropology."
- Lecture on Introduction to Natural Science, Faculty of Dentistry, Higashi Nippon University (1992).
- Lecture on Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Tenri University (1991).
- Lecture on Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Low, Ritsumeikan University (1990, 1991).
- Lecture on Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, Osaka Women's University (1990).
- Lecture on Introduction to Medicine, Kansai College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991)

6. HONERS, AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANT
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Care management for substance addicts of the age of harm reduction social policy,"  (Chief Researcher: Suh Sookja), 2015-Present.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Anthro-Zoolography between Animals and Zoologists," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2014-Present.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Empirical Study on Mobilization of Health and Care Workers inside East Asia Countries and their Job Coherence under Economic Integration and Economic Partnership Agreement in ASEAN countries," (Chief Researcher: Mika OKUSHIMA), 2014-Present.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Interdisciplinary study of interrelation between post-traumatic resilience and emerging endemic senile dementia after tsunami disaster: Toward a fruitful aging society," (Chief Researcher: Ayumi NOMURA), 2013-Present.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Development and evaluation of community-based total care program for dementia person of aging society," (Chief Researcher: Midori WATANABE), 2012-2014.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Anthropological Study on sensory experience in palliative care context,"  (Chief Researcher: Junko IIDA), 2012-2013.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Empirical Study on International Migration of Health Care Worker in East Asian Countries: Focusing on Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan,"  (Chief Researcher: Mika OKUSHIMA), 2011-2012.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Experiencing Difficulty and Suffering in Palliative Care Context in modern Japan: Toward caring to patient's autonomy," (Chief Researcher: Hideaki MATSUOKA), 2011-2012.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Political Identities of Indigenous Movements in Central America: A comparative study of Mexico and Guatemala,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2010-2013.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "An Anthropological Study of the Socio-Politicalization of the concepts of" Biodiversity"," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2010-2011.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Toward the establishment of communication model on medical engineering," (Chief Researcher: Motomu SHIMODA), 2009-2012.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "A Comparative Ethnographic Study on Relations Between Men and Animals : Approach From Cosmology and Sense,"(Chief Researcher: Katsumi OKUNO), 2008-2011.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Ethnographic Study of Social Practice in Neurophysiology Laboratory," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2006-2007.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Indigenous Political Activism through Heritage Work and Transformation of Settler Nation," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA), 2005-2007.
- Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University, Research Grant, "Social Uses of Stress Theory: Case study of historical construction of medical theory,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2004.
- National Museum of Ethnology, Collaborative Research Grant, "Cultural Transformation of Health Systems under Globalization,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2003-2004.
- Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University, Research Grant, "Social Construction of Health Care in Japan,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2003.
- National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Research Grant, "Socio-cultural influences on stress and the way of coping with it," (Chief Researcher: Hiroaki TAGUCHI), 2003-2006.
- National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Research Grant, "Interdisciplinary Studies on Sustainability of International Health Cooperation," (Chief Researcher: Yasuhide NAKAMURA), 2003-2005.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Transformations of health care systems under the multi-dimensional situations of human value,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 2003-2006.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "Rethinking Globalizing Modern Medicine and Ethnomedicine," (Chief Researcher: Katsumi OKUNO), 2002-2004.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Grant, "The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Rebuilding Democratic Nations in Latin America,"  (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA), 2001-2003.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Cultural Perspective on Concepts of Health and Illness in Contemporary Societies," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 1999-2001.
- Hideo Yoshida Memorial Research Foundation, Research Grant, "Constructionist Analysis on Health Discourse in modern Japanese advertisement," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 1998.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Anthropological Study of the Community of Practice in Urbanizing Environments," (Chief Researcher: Shigeharu TANABE), 1998-1999.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Guatemalan Nationalism and Maya Ethnicity under Globalization," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA), 1998-2000.
- Meiji Life Insurance Company, Health Culture Research Grant, "Empirical Studies on Japanese Health Culture," 1997
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Positive Study on Social Ethics in Highly-developed-Media Society,"(Chief Researcher: Toru FUNAKI), 1997-1999.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan,  Advanced Research Trend Survey, Short-term foreign residency research program (8-Ken-179), Destination, Faculty of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, California USA, and Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), San Jose, Costa Rica, from January 15 to March 14, 1997.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Contested Process of Cultural Reproduction in Guatemala," (Chief Researcher: Yoshinobu OTA),1996-1998.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Research Grant, "Comparative Study of Eco-tourism in the Caribbean Sea Area," (Chief Researcher: Shuzo ISHIMORI),1993-1994.
- Prefecture of Hokkaido, Research Grant, "Social Construction of Discourse on Divorce in Hokkaido,"(Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA), 1992.
- Higashi Nippon Gakuen University, Research Grant, "Basic Studies on Primary Heath Care after the Alma-Ata Deceleration", 1992.
- Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, research grant, "Medical Anthropological Studies in Latin America," 1989-1990.
- Foundation of Promotion for Life Science, Research Grant, 1989.
- Toyota Foundation, Research Grant, 1986.
- Fellowship from the Japan Fellowship Association, 1980-1984.

7. RESEARCH
2015
- Bankok City, Krabi City and Kaho Lak City, Thailand. Two weeks in March 2015. Medical anthropological field study on research grant of "Interdisciplinary study of interrelation between post-traumatic resilience and emerging endemic senile dementia after tsunami disaster: Toward a fruitful aging society,"(Chief Researcher: Ayumi NOMURA).
2014
- Kualalumpur and Taman, Malaysia. 6 days in December 2014. Ethnographic study and interview on anthropology of zoologists.
- Patzucalo and Tzintzuntzuan, Michoacan, Mexico. Two weeks in November 2014. Religious Study of All Saint Day Ritual and Local Aging Care.
- Zhenglan (Xulun Hoh) Banner, China. 10 days in August 2014. Pastoral faming and their cosmology: slaughter method and human-animal relations.
- Princeton and New York, USA. 8 days in March 2014. Attending academic conference and bibliographical research on Medical Anthropology of Alzheimer disease and Aging.
- Bandung, Indonesia. 8 days in February. Medical anthropological field study on research grant of "Empirical Study on International Migration of Health Care Worker in East Asian Countries: Focusing on Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan,"  (Chief Researcher: Mika OKUSHIMA)
2013
- Mexico City, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico: Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2013 and January 2014. Political Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Political Identities of Indigenous Movements in Central America: A comparative study of Mexico and Guatemala,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA).
- Mexico City, Mexico, Santo Domingo and Dajabon, Dominican Republic. 32 days in August and September, 2013. Ethnographical research of Japanese immigrant aging society on research grant of "Interdisciplinary study of interrelation between post-traumatic resilience and emerging endemic senile dementia after tsunami disaster: Toward a fruitful aging society," (Chief Researcher: Ayumi NOMURA).
- Ulaanbaatar and Karakorum, Mongol. 10 days in August, 2013.  Pastoral faming and their cosmology: slaughter method and human-animal relations.
- Pokhara and Kathmandu, Nepal. 10 days in March, 2013. Ethnographic survey on slaughter method of domestic animals and human-animal relations.
- Yogyakarta, Indonesia 12 days in March, 2013. Ethnographic survey of elderlies in local community setting, on on research grant of "Empirical Study on International Migration of Health Care Worker in East Asian Countries: Focusing on Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan,"  (Chief Researcher: Mika OKUSHIMA).
2012
- Mexico City, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico: Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in November and December, 2012. Political Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Political Identities of Indigenous Movements in Central America: A comparative study of Mexico and Guatemala,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA).
2011
- Tsuishikari, Hokkaido, Japan. 3 days June, 2011. Attending with Sakhalin Ainu Memorial Service and relating interviews.
2010
- Mexico City, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico: Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in November and December, 2010. Political Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Political Identities of Indigenous Movements in Central America: A comparative study of Mexico and Guatemala,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA).
2009
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2009. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "A Comparative Ethnographic Study on Relations Between Men and Animals : Approach From Cosmology and Sense,"(Chief Researcher: Katsumi OKUNO).
2008
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2008. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "A Comparative Ethnographic Study on Relations Between Men and Animals : Approach From Cosmology and Sense,"(Chief Researcher: Katsumi OKUNO).
2007
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2007. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Indigenous Political Activism through Heritage Work and Transformation of Settler Nation," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
2006
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2006. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Indigenous Political Activism through Heritage Work and Transformation of Settler Nation," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
2005
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 4 weeks in December, 2005. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Indigenous Political Activism through Heritage Work and Transformation of Settler Nation," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
2004
- Honduras. Two weeks in August, 2004. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Interdisciplinary Studies on Sustainability of International Health Cooperation," (Chief Researcher: Yasuhide NAKAMURA).
2003
- Medan and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 10 days  in August, 2003. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Interdisciplinary Studies on Sustainability of International Health Cooperation," (Chief Researcher: Yasuhide NAKAMURA).
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in December, 2003. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Rebuilding Democratic Nations in Latin America,"  (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA)
2002
- Minamata, Kumamoto, Japan. One week in August, 2002. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Transformations of health care systems under the multi-dimensional situations of human value,"  (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA).
- Huehuetenango, Comitancillo, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in December, 2002. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Rebuilding Democratic Nations in Latin America,"  (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA)
2001
- Huehuetenango, Antigua City, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in August, 2001. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Rebuilding Democratic Nations in Latin America,"  (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA)
2000
- Minamata, Kumamoto, Japan. Five days in August, 2000. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Cultural Perspective on Concepts of Health and Illness in Contemporary Societies," (Chief Researcher: Mitsuho IKEDA).
- Todos Santos Cuchumatan,  Huehuetenango, Antigua City, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in December, 2000. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Guatemalan Nationalism and Maya Ethnicity under Globalization," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
1999
- Totonicapan, Momostenango, Huehuetenango, Antigua City, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in August, 1999. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Anthropological Study of the Community of Practice in Urbanizing Environments," (Chief Researcher: Shigeharu TANABE).
- Todos Santos Cuchumatan,  Huehuetenango, Antigua City, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in December, 1999. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Guatemalan Nationalism and Maya Ethnicity under Globalization," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
1998
- Todos Santos Cuchumatan,  Huehuetenango, Antigua City, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 3 weeks in August, 1998. Cultural Anthropological Survey on research grant of "Guatemalan Nationalism and Maya Ethnicity under Globalization," (Chief Researcher: Yohinobu OTA).
1997
- Berkeley, California, USA and La Selva, San Jose, Costa Rica. from January 15 to March 14, 1997, Cultural Anthropological Survey of Ecotourism on research grant, Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, Advanced Research Trend Survey, Short-term foreign residency research program (8-Ken-179).
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- Anthropological field study on Touristic development and folk craft in Northwestern Guatemala, assisted by  research grant of Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, "Contested Process of Cultural Reproduction in Guatemala" (Director: Yoshinobu Ota), September - October 1996.
- Anthropological expedition on Ecotourism in Central America and Caribbean area, assisted by  research grant of Ministry of Education, Government of Japan, "Comparative Study of Eco-tourism in the Caribbean Sea Area" (Director: Shuzo Ishimori), February - March and June - September 1990, December 1989 - January 1990.
- Anthropological field study on Ethnomedicine and Public Health in Honduras and Guatemala, assisted by research grant of Toyota Foundation, October 1987 - February 1988)
- Epidemiological and Anthropological field study in Department of Copan , Honduras,  assisted by Ministry of Public Health, Government of Honduras, and Office of Japanese Overseas Cooperative Volunteers (JOCV), May 1985 - March 1987.
- Anthropological field study on Mountain Folk Religion between Ikoma Mountain and Urban Osaka, assisted by Society for Sociology of Religion, 1982 - 1984. 

8. PUBLICATION

8.1 BOOKS:
- Nursing Anthropology, (in Japanese), 265pp., Tokyo: Bunka-Shobo-Hakubunsha, 2010.
- Medical Anthropology of Practice: Geopolitical development of health care system in Central America, (in Japanese), 390pp., Kyoto: Sekai-Shiso-Sha, 2001.
- Medicine and Healing Gods, (in Japanese), 278pp., Tokyo:Heibonsha, 1989.

8.2 EDTED BOOKS:
- Conflict and Immigration, (in Japanese), M. IKEDA ed., 10 articles and one section of book guide within 11 chapters,  339pp., Suita City, Osaka: Osaka-Daigaku-Shuppankai, 2012.
- Creating New Art for Dementia Person, M. IKEDA and Junko ABE eds., three articles by M. IKEDA within 8 chapters book, 205pp., Tokyo: Kirara-Shobo, 2010.
- Eleven Lessons for Studying Medical Anthropology: Search for Cultures of Illness and Suffering, (in Japanese), M. IKEDA and Katsumi OKUNO eds., 4 articles by M. IKEDA within 11 chapters book., 268pp., Tokyo: Gakuyo-Shobo.
- Research Report on International Cooperation for Indigenous Communities of Central America, (in Japanese), M. IKEDA ed., Supervisor Junji KOIZUMI, 168pp., Tokyo: Japanese International Cooperative Agency, 2006.
-Medicine as Culture, (in Japanese), Society of Medical Anthropology in Japan (IKEDA, Mitsuho ed.), Osaka: Medika-Shuppan. 1992.

8.3 BOOKS ARTICLES
- Loin du Fukushima (in English and Japanese), Pp.21-23, Pp.22-24, In "To See Once More the Stars," (English and Japanese bilingual edition), Naito, D, R. Sayre, H. Swanson & S. Takahashi (eds.)., Santa Cruz, CA.: New Pacific Press, 2014.
- Medical Anthropology, (in Japanese), in "Textbook of Bioethics and Medical Ethics," S. FUSHIKI, A. KATAGI, and M. SHIMODA eds., 3rd ed., Pp.224-233, Kyoto: Kinpou-Dou, 2014.
- Bioethics in Health Communication, (in Japanese), in "Medical Informatics," K. ITAI and K. MURAOKA eds., Pp.234-256, Tokyo: Maruzen, 2013.
- How to and How not to have close relationship with wild animals: Cultural aspects of Dugong in Okinawa and Asian black bear in Honshu, Japan., (in Japanese), in "Anthropology in between Human and Animals," K. OKUNO, M. YAMAGUCHI, and S. KONDO eds., Pp.205-238, Yokohama: Shunpu-Sha, 2012.
- Epicurean Children: "negotiation" between experimental animals and neurophysiologists, (in Japanese), in "Human Being and Animals: Ethnography of negotiation between them," K. OKUNO ed., Pp.237-274. Tokyo: Haru-Shobo, 2011.
- International volunteer and Learning, (in Japanese), in "Textbook for International Volunteers," S. UTSUMI and Y. NAKAMURA eds., Pp.26-40., Kyoto: Nakanishiya-Shoten, 2011.
- When Minamata encountered with me: Social intervention and visual representation of Minamata disease, (in Japanese), in "Imagination from Minamata Landscape: Endless dialogue for coping with Minamata disaster," Pp.123-146, Kumamoto: Kumamoto-Shuppan-Bunka-Kaikan.
- Making and Re-making of Ethnography: Fate of knowing of Margaret Mead in Samoa, 1925-1926., (in Japanese), in "Making Anthropology," Y. OTA and M. HOMAMOTO eds., Pp.113-135, Kyoto: Sekaisho-Sha, 2005.
- Mayan Medicine: An anthropological theory, (in Japanese), in "Textbook of Maya Studies," Y. YOSHIHO ed., Pp.186-213, Kyoto: Sekaisho-Sha, 2004.
- On suffering, (in Japanese), in "Introduction to Anthropology of Religion," K. SEKI and K. OTSUKA eds., Pp.160-175, Tokyo: Kobun-Do, 2004.
- Thinking body, (in Japanese), in "Frontiers of Cultural Anthropology," T. AYABE ed., Pp.186-213, Kyoto: Minerva-Shobo, 2003.
- Surgeon's Utopia: Search for morality through apprentice, (in Japanese), in "Ethnography of Everyday Practice," S, TANABE and M. MATSUDA eds., Pp.168-190, Kyoto: Sekaisho-Sha, 2002.
- Global History of Disease, (in Japanese), in "Regional History of Life," J. KAWATA and N. ISHIGE eds., Pp.185-202, Tokyo: Yamakawa-Shuppan., 2000.
- World Medical System: A theoretical perspective, (in Japanese), in "For Students learning Medical Sociology," K.KURODA and Y. SHINZO eds., Pp.237-255, Kyoto: Sekaishiso-Sha, 1999.
- Health Worker's Activities,  (in Japanese), in "Human Development and Its Future," J. KAWATA et al., eds., Pp.107-114, Tokyo: Iwanami-Shoten. 1998.
- Highlight and Shadow in Heritage Tourism: A Mayan tourism,  (in Japanese), in "Tourism in twenty centuries," S. ISHIMORI ed., Pp.193-206, Kyoto: Domesu-Shuppan, 1996.
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- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1996. Ecotourism in Costa Rica. in "Ethnographies of Migration."(in Japanese),pp.61-93, Tokyo:Iwanami-Shoten.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1996. Dolphin Watching and Modern Society: Notes on ecotourism in Japan. in "Interdisciplinary Studies on Grocalizing Regions"(in Japanese, Department of Letters and Department of Low, Kumamoto University eds.), pp.497-515, Kumamoto: Kumamoto University.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1995. Non-Western Medicine. in "Sociology of Modern Medicine."(in Japanese, K. Kuroda ed.), pp.202-224, Kyoto: Sekaishisosha.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho and Junichi Sato. 1995. Popular Health Movement. in "Sociology of Modern Medicine."(in Japanese, K. Kuroda ed.), pp.202-224, Kyoto: Sekaishisosha.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1995. Medical Anthropology of Suffering and "Nervious". in "Modern Anthropology: For beginner ". (in Japanese, T.Yoneyama ed.), pp205-221 , Kyoto: Sekaishisosha.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1995. "On Life Culture".(in Japanese, T.Kawai ed.). pp.136-160. Tokyo:Kenpakusha.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1994. Child Birth. in "Dictionary of World History : For beginner"(in Japanese). pp.223-228, Tokyo: Asahishinbunsha.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. The Fictional Tourism. in "The Beginning of New Tourism"(in Japanese, K.Takada and S. Ishimori eds.), pp.117-156. Tokyo: PHP shuppan.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Primary Health Care and Society in the Third World. in " Introduction to Primary Health Care for all people" (in Japanese, M.Matsuda and K.Shimauchi eds.). pp.108-111. Tokyo: Kakiuchi Shuppan.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Traditional Death in Modern Hospital: Terminal stage patients in structural paternalism. in "Terminal Care: Case Studies".(in Japanese, K.Yotsumoto and R. Kawaguchi eds.), pp.11-26. Tokyo: Hirokawa Shoten.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1992. Community Oriented Health in  a Honduran Village: A case study. in "Anthropology and Medicine" (in Japanese, E. Namihira ed.), pp.7-43, Tokyo:Kobundo.
-Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1991. Social Construction of Therapy : Ikoma shaman and patients. in "Studies of Religion and Medicine"(in Japanese, T.Kuroiwa), pp.8-36, Tokyo:Kobundo.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1991. Problematique of Medical Anthropology in Mesoamerica: Diarrheal disease. in "Proceedings of International Symposium on Ancient Maya Civilization and Hallucinogenic Drugs," (in Japanese), pp.53-72, Wakayama: Wakayama University.

8.4 ACADEMIC ARTICLES
- Ikeda, Mitsuho and Michael Berthin. Epicurean Children: On interaction and "communication" between experimental animals and laboratory scientists. Communication-Design, 12:53-75, 2015.
- Suh, Sookja and M. Ikeda, Practicing "Cognitive Personalization of Health Information" in the Classroom Settings.  (in Japanese), Communication-Design, 12:23-38, 2015.
- How do we cope with misconducts in qualitative social research, (in Japanese), Forum of Qualitative Psychology 6:18-25, 2014.
- On Epistemological Anarchism in Scientific Research,  (in Japanese), Gendai-Shiso 42(12):192-203, 2014.
- Talcott Parson's "Sick Role" Revisited: An anthropological commentary on key concept of medical sociology. (in Japanese),  Communication-Design, 10:1-21, 2014.
- Toward the Cultural Theory of Emotion: An introduction to "affective" communication-design. (in Japanese),  Communication-Design, 8:1-34, 2013.
- Buscando la autonomía comunal en el época de la descentralización del poder político en el occidente de Guatemala en la acutualidad, (en japonés), Anales de Estudios Latinoamericanos 32:1-31, 2012.
- A Vulture (Zopilote) Story. (in Japanese), Rinsho-Seishin-Byori (Journal of Japanese Association of Clinical Psychopathology and Psychotherapy), 33(1):3-6, 2012.
- Duality of "Nature": Experimental Animals and Neurophysiologists in Laboratory.(in Japanese), Bunka-jinruigaku (Journal of Japanese Association of Cultural Anthropology) 76(4):474-484, 2012.
- Designing Health Communication. (in Japanese), Communication-Design, 6:1-16, 2012.
- From Nursing Anthropology to Anthropological Nursing. (in Japanese), Journal of Japanese Society of Genetic Nursing, 10(2):49-59, 2012.
- Expanding Health Communication scenes (Keynote speech in 37th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Health and Medical Sociology). (in Japanese), Journal of Japanese Society of Health and Medical Sociology 22(2):1-4, 2011.
- IKEDA, M and Y. NISHIMURA. Education for Human Care in Practice: From PBL to Practice through Dialogic. (in Japanese), Journal of Japanese Society for Health Communication, 1(1):48-52, 2010.
- IKEDA, M., K. ITO and Y. NISHIMURA. Human Discommunication and Communication Empowerment Support: A theoretical overview.(in Japanese),  IEICE Technical Report, HCS2010-5, HIP2010-5(2010-5):23-28, 2010.
- Logical Exercise: Making Practice through Dialogical Formation. (in Japanese), Communication-Design 3:210-224, 2010.
- No requisite taking license for doing interpretation of culture[s].  (in Japanese), Kokoro to Bunka (Japanese Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry), 8(2):139-145. 2009.
- Communication under age of Medical Uncertainty: A critique against human view of Evidence-Based Medicine. (in Japanese), Osaka Journal of Association of Health Insurance Doctors, 510:24-26, 2009.
- Mitsuho Ikeda & Michael K. Roemer. “Distorted Medicalization” of Senile Dementia: The Japanese case. World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review 2009, 4(1): 22-27, June 2009.
- NISHIMURA, Y. and M. IKEDA. Possibility of Clinical Research in Science Shop (Community-Based Science Laboratory). (in Japanese), IEICE Technical Report, HCS2009-10, HIP2009-10, WIT2009-10(2009-05):43-48, 2009.
- IKEDA, M. and Y. NISHIMURA. On Dialogical Relevance between utterance and clinical practice in Education for human care. (in Japanese), IEICE Technical Report), HCS2009-6, HIP2009-6, WIT2009-6(2009-05):23-28, 2009.
- Communicable Words and Uncommunicable Words: From our experiences in teaching human care education.(in Japanese) IEICE Technical Report), HCS2007-47-62:19-23. 2007.
- Use of Dis-communication. (in Japanese), Communication-Design, Year 2006:27-41, 2007.
- On Empowerment Faculty and Sensibility in Practice: Conceptualization and Process through language activities. (in Japanese) . in "Clinics and Dialogue," Research Report 2004-2007 of 21 century Center Of Excellence program in Osaka University assisted Ministry of Education, MEXT, Japan. Pp.27-41, 2007.
- Reflexiones sobre la violencia política y la antropología:la actualidad guatemalteca. "Mundo maya: Contribuciones de los antropologos japoneses," Centro de Estudios Mayas, UNAM, Kazuyasu Ochiai(coord.), pp.179-210, Mérida: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 2006.
- Health Volunteers under Global Politics: Meta-colonial medicine or not? (in Japanese), Chiiki-Kenkyu (Regional Studies) 7(2):169-182, 2006
- Fantom Medicine: An essay on Imperial Medicine.(in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Cultural Anthropology 4:93-98. 2005.
- Allegory of Rural Economic Development: A Letter from Cuchumatan indian community of Guatemala.(in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities 85:45-67. 2005.
- Outbreak of "Meaning": An essay on cultural epidemiology. (in Japanese), Kagaku (published by Iwanami-shoten, Tokyo), 74(8):970-974. 2004.
- Illness and Life: A study of cultural anthropology. (in Japanese), Museum Kyushu, 20(3):27-31. 2004.
- Immigration, Refugee, and Anthropologist: Guatemalan People under Globalization era.  (in Japanese),  in "Trans Nationality Studies," Research Report 2004 of 21 century Center Of Excellence program in Osaka University assisted Ministry of Education, MEXT, Japan. Pp.115-128, 2004.
- Epidemiology and cultural anthropology. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Cultural Anthropology 3:76-81, 2004.
- Rethinking Cosmopolitan Medicine: Medicine as governmentality. (in Japanese), Economic Journal of Osaka City University 104(2):22-36, 2003.
- Imperial Medicine and its rhetorical limitation. (in Japanese), Journal of Kyushu Association of Anthropology 30:119-122, 2003.
- The meaning of his fieldwork in Charles Darwin's "Journal and Remarks (The Voyage of the Beagle), 1839." (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities, 77:45-71, 2003.
- Appropriation of Etnomedicine.  (in Japanese), Minzokugaku-Kenkyu (Journal of Japanese Society of Ethnology), 67(3):309-325, 2002.
- Rethinking Ethnomedicine: An introduction to special issue.  (in Japanese), Minzokugaku-Kenkyu (Journal of Japanese Society of Ethnology), 67(3):245-248, 2002.
- On thinking political violence and anthropology: Guatemalan situation.  (in Japanese), Annual of Japanese Social Anthropological Association, 28:27-54, 2002.
- Thinking on Medicine and Culture.  (in Japanese), Kyoiku to Igaku (Education and Medicine), 49(8):34-40, 2001.
- An Image of Chuchikajaw: Ethnographical notes on Quiche Mayan traditional priest. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities, 72:1-15, 2001.
- Fetishcise Culture: On global circulation of cultural heritage. (in Japanese), Mita Journal of Sociology (published by Keio University), 5:17-28, 2000.
- Surgical Imagination: On discipline and practice of manual technique in operating room in Japan. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities, 68:87-106, 2000.
- Rethinking "Medicine and Culture": Re-imagination of medical anthropology in Guatemala. (in Japanese), Shiso (Thought, published by Iwanami-Shoren, Tokyo), 908:199-218, 2000.
- Eco-Tourism, Exploitation and the Cultural Production of the Natural Environment in Costa Rica. Annales Estudios Lationamericanos, 18:77-104, 1998.
- Proposal for Education of undergraduate course of Cultural Anthropology.  (in Japanese), Daigaku Kyoiku (University Education, published by Kumamoto University), 1:20-25, 1998.
- Field Life: Outline of field research on micro-sociology of tropical ecologists in Costa Rica. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Cultural Anthropology 2:20-25, 1998.
- Medical Anthropology of urination experience. (in Japanese), Kango--Gijyutsu (Nursing Technique), 44(3):9-12, 1998.
- Cultural Involution of Violence: Guatemalan highland Indigenous Community and economy. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities, 60:59-90, 1998.
- Ethnicity, Culture, and Bazaar: Ethnic tourism in western highland indigenous community.  (in Japanese), Studies of Market Economy 17:93-99, 1997.
- Anthropological studies of pain experience.  (in Japanese), Mental Care (Journal of Japanese Association of Mental Care), 2:108-114, 1997.
- Medical Anthropology: Processionalization of new science. (in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities, 56:31-51, 1997.
- Epidemiology and Cultural Anthropology: Their Possible Collaboration. In "Ethnoepidemiology of Cancer," Tajima, Kazuo and Shunro Sonoda eds., Gan Monograph on Cancer Research No.44, Pp.79-86, Japanese Cancer Association,1996.
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- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1996. On Development of Health: A historical overview of applied medical anthropology(in Japanese), Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities 52:41-72.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1995. An Emerging Trend of Tourism in Central America(in Japanese). Kumamoto Journal of Culture and Humanities 48:37-46.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1994. How Cultural Anthropologists treat Death in the Context of Culture(in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 4:316-320.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1994. Why be moral in the context of psychic healing?: An anthropological question (in Japanese). Hokkaido Health Sciences University Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences 20:25-43.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Between "diarrea" and "curso": Ethnomedical concepts of diarrheal illnesses among mestizo peasants in Honduras. Higashi Nippon Gakuen Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences 19:93-106.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Nature and Culture as Commodities: Ecotourism in Central America (in Japanese). Chuokoron , May,1995., pp296-302.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Four Faces of Eco-Tourism (in Japanese). Advertising 441:24-27.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. Medical Aids in Central America: A case study (in Japanese). Medical Humanities 22:57-62.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1993. On Culture of Excretion/Excrement (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts 38(14):6-9.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1992. Invitation to Imaginative Tourism (in Japanese). Chuoukouron, October, 1995., pp.314-320.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1992. On Cultural Concepts of Purity and Pollution (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts 38(10):6-9.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1992. Introduction to Health and Medical Tourism (in Japanese). Chuoukouron, June, 1992., pp.251-256.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1992. Pain and Mankind: How does people treat with pain?(in Japanese).The Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts 38(2):6-9.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1991. Dietary Life of Honduran Peasants (in Japanese). Annual Report of Kansai College of Acupuncture Medicine 6:45-61.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho and Junichi Sato. 1991. Socialization and Ritual among Japanese Surgeons (in Japanese). Medical Humanities 5(6):90-97.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1991. On "Culture" in Japanese Controversies on Brain Death and Organ Transplantation (in Japanese). Newsletter Medical Anthropology 3(6):6.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. Culture of "Taboo" in Japanese Traditional Health Concept (in Japanese). Pedagogic and Medicine 38:907-913.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. On the relationship between Japanese  Traditional Body Concept and Cultural Disturbance of the accept of Organ Transplantation (in Japanese). Medical Humanities 5(2):77-81.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. Artificial Human Fertilization and Japanese Traditional Concepts on Child Birth (in Japanese). Fujinkoruron, June 1990, pp.276-283.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. Health Promotion and Health Ideology: A case study of Honduran peasants (in Japanese). Japanese Journal of Health Behavioral Science 5:185-201.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. On Human Corpus: Historical essay (in Japanese). Annual Report of Kansai College of Acupuncture Medicine 5:64-78.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. The Meaning of Expressing Suffers: "Nervious" in Latin American Societies (in Japanese). Popular Medicine 151:18-23.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1990. Research Review: Medical Anthropology on AIDS and HIV infection (in Japanese). Newsletter Medical Anthropology 3(3):8.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1989. Why Popular Medicine, now ? (in Japanese). Shiso no Kagaku 121:14-20.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1989. On Dichotomy between Traditional and Modern Medicines (in Japanese). Medical Humanities 4(2):24-31.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1989. Plural Medical System in Central America (in Japanese).  Japanese Journal of Health Behavioral Science 4:210-228.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1989. Health Promoter as Culture Broker (in Japanese). Medical Humanities 4(1)90-95.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1989. Self-Medication between Honduran Peasant: A case study (in Japanese). Public Health 53:208-212.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1988. On Medical System and Rationality (in Japanese). Annual Report of Kansai College of Acupuncture Medicine 4:5-10.
-Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1988. Health Condition in rural Honduras, Central America (in Japanese). Studium Historiae Medicae 62:27-36.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1987. On Commitment of Anthropological Research in Medicine (in Japanese). Popular Medicine 139:109-113.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1987. Shaman in Ikoma: An anthropological approach (in Japanese). Life Science 14(10)49-57.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1985. Reports: Vector Control in Honduras (in Japanese). Public Health 49"701-704.
- T.Ishikawa, M.Tamura, S.Nakamura, M.Ikeda,  K.Nagai. 1984. Topographic analysis of the redox state of rat brain by NADH florescence photography of cross sections.  Journal of Biochemistry  95:213-221.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1982. A Study of Healing Ritual: Esoteric Buddhism (in Japanese). Studium Historiae Medicae 56:36-46.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1981. Medical History and Medical Anthropology (in Japanese). Studium Historiae Medicae 55:19-27.
other articles:
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1987. Notas sobre la cultura alimenticia en el Departamento de Copan. Division de Epidemiologia, Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social, Tegucigalpa;Honduras. 16pp.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1986. La discusion del hecho medico en la zona rural del Departamento de Copan. Division de Epidemiologia, Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social. Tegucigalpa; Honduras.54pp.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1985.Primer informe provisional del proyecto para investigacion antropologica medica en el Departamento de Copan. Division de Epidemiologia, Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social. Tegucigalpa; Honduras. 25pp.
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1985 [1987]. Sinopsis breve de la antropologia medica [ Edition Revisada].Division de Control de Vectores, Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social.Tegucigalpa; Honduras. pp.24 [pp.11+4].
- Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1982. A Medical Anthropological Study on Popular Medicine: Case study of spiritual healing behavior in urban area of Osaka (in Japanese). Master Thesis of Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University.
 - Ikeda, Mitsuho. 1980. A Quantitative study of Feeding Behavior of Wild Japanese Monkeys (Macaca fuscata fuscata), at Koshima Islet (in Japanese). Bachelor Thesis of Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University.
and over 90 articles (essay, short report, question and answer ) in Academic and Commercial Journals, and Newspapers.

8.4 BOOK REVIEWS:
over 46 articles of book review in Academic and Commercial Journals.





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