Professor Machiko Higuchi studied at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and graduated as PhD in1998. Then she joined faculty of medicine at University of Okayama, Japan as an associate professor in 2000 and was promoted as a professor at University of Shizuoka in 2004. She has served as a professor at post graduate institution of National College of Nursing, National Center for Global Health and Medicine since 2007. She has been in charge of OJT (on the job training) for staff nursing and faculty members in Japan. She has published more than 50 research articles and 10 books.