Prof. Chii-Ruey Tzeng

Taiwan


Professor Tzeng is Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Taipei Medical University (TMU) since 1992 and he was Dean of the College of Medicine at TMU from 2004 to 2013. After he obtained a masters' degree in public health in Maternal and Child Health from Harvard University (1980-1981), he completed his fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility from 1981-1983 in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Professor Tzeng has undertaken two pioneering projects in Taiwan: the first test-tube baby in 1985 and the first mitochondria transfer in 2002. He has received the Prize Poster Award at the annual meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology (ESHRE) in 2001, 2003 and 2007, respectively. He also received 2009 Gold Medal for the invention of “Diagnosis method of endometriosis by detecting biochemical markers” from Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan. In 2010, 2014 and 2015, he obtained the STAR Award from ASRM, in appreciation of his continuous contribution for 10 more years of presentation at ASRM's Annual Meeting. In 2012, he received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from The Global Chinese Association for Reproductive Medicine (GCARM).

Professor Tzeng served as President of Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility (PRSFS), now Pacific Society for Reproductive Medicine (PSRM) from 2008-2014. He is in the board members of International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP), and he is the president of the 7th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) (2016-2018) and the president of Taiwan Endometriosis Society. Professor Tzeng has been invited as a guest speaker in numerous grand conferences around the world for more than 100 times. He has published over 188 peer review papers in the field of reproductive medicine.