Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo, Ph.D., R.N.

Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo
Clinical Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing
Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, Ore. 97239

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Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo, Ph.D., R.N. is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing and at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Kiyoshi-Teo's program of research is to explore strategies to overcome barriers and promote facilitators of patient-centered evidence-based nursing interventions. She has been particularly interested in preventing device-related infections (urinary catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters) in acute care settings by studying cognitive processes of clinicians.


St. Luke's College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan - B.S.N.

University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing - M.S.N.

University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing - Ph.D.


University of Michigan School of Nursing, OHSU School of Nursing


Implementation science, patient safety, evidence-based practice


Kiyoshi, H. (2011). Complexity Science and Nursing Education, Kango-kyoiku (Japanese Journal of Nursing Education), 52(4), 24-25.

Kiyoshi, H. (2012). Using virtual community in nursing education. Kango-kyoiku (Japanese Journal of Nursing Education). 53(4), 36-37.

Sato, K., Wakabayashi, T., Kiyoshi-T, H., Fukahori, H. (2013). Factors associated with nurses' reporting of patients' aggressive behavior: A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies 50,1368-1376. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.12.011)

Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Krein, S. & Saint, S. (2013). Applying mindful evidence-based practice at the bedside: Using catheter-associated urinary tract infection as a model. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34, 1099-1101. (DOI: 10.1086/673147)

Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Cabana, M. Froelicher, E., & Blegen, M. (in press). Adherence to ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention guideline: Guideline user, guideline, and contextual factors. American Journal of Critical-care Nurses.