Professor, Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Nagasaki University, Japan
Professor Ito is a radiologist and she has been worked in the field of imaging diagnosis. Her major research field is osteoporosis, especially the evaluation of bone structural property and its related biomechanical properties, and of the effect of osteoporosis agents on these properties. She became Director of Medical Work-Life-Balance Center, Nagasaki University Hospital in 2012, and has been providing support doctors, especially female doctor employment, to keep up their motivation for decent work while also emphasizing private life. From 2014, as vice president of Nagasaki University, she has been working on gender equality and promotion of diversity, and her group also perform “science course selection support program for junior and senior high school girls”.