Chii-Ruey Tzeng

  • Professor and Director, Center for Reproductive Medicine and Sciences, Taipei Medical University
  • President, 7th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE)
  • President, Taiwan Endometriosis Society

Professor Chii-Ruey Tzeng is among the most sought after Thought Leaders in the field of reproductive medicine in Taiwan and in the region. Apart from his role as Director of the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Sciences at Taipei Medical University (TMU), one of the world’s best medical schools, he also holds post as President of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), President of Taiwan Endometriosis Society (TES), and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) and the World Endometriosis Society (WES). He has held post in many prestigious groups and societies such as Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility (PRSFS) and the Taiwan Society of Reproductive Medicine (TSRM), among others.

Professor Tzeng graduated from the School of Medicine at TMU and later obtained a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University. He then completed his fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. He served as Dean of the College of Medicine from 2004 to 2013 and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1994 to 2017 at TMU. Among his most recognized pioneering efforts are the first ever in vitro fertilized embryo and also the first mitochondrial transfer in Taiwan.

Due to his contributions towards the Annual Meetings of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), he garnered the STAR Awards in 2010, 2014 and 2015. In 2012, he received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from The Global Chinese Association for Reproductive Medicine (GCARM). Formerly, he and his group have been awarded multiple times at the annual conventions of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).

He is well published with over 191 peer reviewed papers in the field of reproductive medicine and has been tapped as a speaker for many international conventions covering topics in infertility and reproductive endocrinology.

Professor Tzeng was appointed to the WES board of directors in May 2017.