Homma Mieko

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Homma Mieko
Saitama Prefectural University
Saitama Prefectural University, Department of Health Behavior
Job title
Associate Professor
PhD(The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine), MPH(The University of Tokyo, School of Public Health), BA(The University of Tokyo, Department of Arts and Sciences)
Other affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Saitama Prefectural University

Published Papers

Homma M, Ishikawa H, Kiuchi T
Patient Education and counseling   101(3) 532-540   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Published online: August 28, 2017
Homma M, Yamazaki Y, Ishikawa H, Kiuchi T
Health Sociology Review   25(1) 62-77   2016   [Refereed]
Published online: 18 Nov 2015
Homma M, Ishikawa H. & Kiuchi T
Clinical Rheumatology   35(4) 1019-1027   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
First Online: 03 August 2014
Tomioka M, Braun KL, Homma M, Nobuhara H, Kubota T, and Sakai H
Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine & Public Health   76(3) 71-76   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Yukawa K, Yamazaki Y, Yonekura Y, Togari T, Abbott FK, Homma M, Park M, Kagawa Y
Nursing & health sciences   12(4) 456-463   Dec 2010   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Toward building trust in the consultation of fibromyalgia: invalidation and gap between patients and physicians
Mieko Homma
17th biennal conference of ESHMS (Europian Society for Health and Medical Sociology)   Jun 2018   
Homma Mieko
International Workshop: “Challenges of Illness Narratives”   23 Nov 2017   Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences
Students’ and Patients’ Perspectives on National Medical Education Outcomes in Japan
Daisuke Son, Mieko Homma, Joyce Pickering
AMEE (An International Associasion for Medical Education)   28 Aug 2017   
After the dream of medicine as versatile solution, what comes next? -Awareness of Fibromyalgia in Japan-
Homma M, Ishikawa H, Kiuchi T
18th ISA World Congress of Sociology   17 Jul 2014   
Delegitimization toward Identity Reconstruction in a Self-Help Group: The Case of Fibromyalgia Patients in Japan
Homma M, Yamazaki Y, Park MJ
17th ISA World Congress of Sociology   12 Jul 2010   
Fibromyalgia Patients in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Qualitative Study of Transformation and Reconstruction of Identity
Homma M, Yukawa K, Yonekura Y, Park MJ, Yamazaki Y
The First Asia-Pacific Conference on Health Promotion and Education (AUHPE)   20 Jul 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Building a trust between patients and physicians in clinical practice of Functional Somatic Syndromes: a cross-cultural comparison
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2015       Investigator(s): Homma Mieko
Medical anthrologlogical study on the experiences patients with fibromyalgia
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2010 - May 2012    Investigator(s): Homma Mieko

Social Contribution

Reviewer: Rheumatology International
[Advisor]  Feb 2015
Functional Somatic Syndromes-From the Perspective of cultural psychiatry- :Special Lecture Series for PKU students
[Lecturer]  Special Lecture Series for PKU students(北京大学公衆衛生大学院 交換留学生特別講義)  17 Jan 2014