Dr. Iwahata joined the Woodruff Lab in April of 2017. She earned her M.D. at St. Marianna University School of Medicine in Japan. After graduated from school, she completed 2 years of residency training at St. Marianna University hospital, including 4 months of training in the OB/GYN department under leadership of Dr. Nao Suzuki, who is a leader of the Oncofertility Consortium in Japan. She came to the U.S. to acquire more knowledge of Oncofertility and continue to investigate reproductive science.