Editor Name: Makiko Kondo
Designation: Associate Professor
University: Okayama University
Dr. Makiko Kondo obtained Bachelor of Education and Registered Nurse degrees from Tokushima Universityin 1989, a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Chiba University in 2000, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from Osaka Prefecture University at 2007. Currently, she is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Health Sciences in Okayama University. She teaches doctor’s course,master’s course (Oncology Certified Nurse Specialist), and undergraduate.Her field of expertise is qualitative studies, and her research themes involve care for parentswith cancer and their children, nurses’ grief care, conceptualization of clinical nursing competency and bioethics and life review ofHansen’s disease survivor had experienced extreme state.
Research Interest: Adult nursing (cancer, Hanse’s disease etc./chronic, terminal),family nursing, bioethics, theory construction (or qualitative inductive research