Nanako Yoneyama is currently working as professor in Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Akita University. She has also worked as Associate professor in Akita University. She has also worked as lecturer in department of Nursing of Tokai University. She also served with Nakano Ward Health Center, Tokyo. She completed her graduation from Chiba University Faculty of Nursing Department of Nursing in 1983. In 2003, she completed her Master’s Course in division of Sociology from Toyo University Graduate School. In 2013, she completed her Doctoral Program in Nursing from Tokyo Medical and Dental University; Graduate School of Health Sciences. She has published various research papers and book chapters. In Oct, 2000, she received the International Association of Forensic Nurses Achievement Award.