History

History

May , 1957Kansai Vocational School of Acupuncture and Massage was founded in Osak City.
Apr , 1985Kansai College of Oriental Medicine (Faculty of Acupuncture and Moxibustion) was founded in Kumatori-cho,Osaka as a three-year college. Junichi Kawamata was inaugurated as the first president of the college.?
Apr , 1992Hidetaka Takeda was inaugurated as the second president.
Apr , 1996Athletic Trainer Course started up.
Apr , 1998Advanced Course of Acupuncture and Moxibustion started up. Yoshiro Yase was inaugurated as the third president.
Apr , 2003Kansai University of Oriental Medicine (Faculty of Acupuncture and Moxibustion) was founded as a four-year university.
Apr , 2006Fumio Yoshimasu was inaugurated as the fourth president.
Apr , 2007The name of the university was changed to "Kansai University of Health Sciences (Faculty of Health Sciences)".
The Department of Physical Therapy started up.
Apr , 2008The Department of Therapeutic Health Promotion started up.
Apr , 2009The Faculty of Nursing was established in the univercity.
Apr , 2011Graduate School of Health Sciences (Master's Course), the new name for Graduate School of Acupuncture and Moxibustion.
Apr , 2012The Department of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Sports Trainer Science, the new name for The Department of Acupuncture-Moxibustion.
Apr , 2013The Department of Medical Technology was established in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Apr , 2014Sohei Yoshida was inaugurated as the fifth president.

Chief Directors

First (Oct, 1965 - May, 1974)

  • Takeo Takeda

Second (Jun, 1974 - Mar, 2014)

  • Hidetaka Takeda

Third (Apr , 2014 - )

  • Daisuke Takeda