Dr. Ryo Konno
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jichi Medical University
Saitama Medical Center
Dr. Konno is a gynecologic oncologist and a researcher of cervical cancer. He has established research groups working on cervical cancer prevention. Dr. Konno has authored more than 300 scientific papers and several books in English and in Japanese, and contributed with substantial knowledge on the natural history of cervical neoplasia as well as efficacy of HPV vaccine and screening. He has educated the medical, public health professionals and the policy makers for the implementation of national immunization program. He has had great efforts to innovate the program of cervical cancer prevention with collaboration through the academia meeting of AOGIN, EUROGIN, etc. He is a coordinator of publishing HPV today, ICO HPV monograph in Japan, an Editor in Papillomavirus Research.