Academic Honors

Dr. Rizk is a Well-Regarded Scholar, Speaker and Editor

Below are notable endeavors in academia and the worldwide community of fertility specialists.

1975—Distinguished Scholarship, Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt

1978—Rolls of Honor in Anatomy and Physiology, Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt,

1979—Rolls of Honor in Pharmacology and Parasitology, Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt

1981    Rolls of Honor in Pediatrics, Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt

1993—Master of Arts, Cambridge University Clinical School, Cambridge, England

1995—The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Certificate of Special Excellence in Endoscopy

1995—European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Task Force on Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Review Committee, Brussels, Belgium

1995—Representative of the Eastern Zone of the United States to the Royal College  of Obstetrics & Gynecologists in London, England.

1995    Distinguished Professor Roundtable Chairman at the Premier Fertility Society 51st Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington “Contracepting the Difficult Patient”.

1996—American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Zeneca Award Prize Winning Paper, The impact of pelvic inflammatory disease and tubal damage on heterotopic pregnancy following in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer

1996—Serono – Middle East Fertility Society Prize Winning Paper, A microscopic approach of sperm preparation for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)

1997—Distinguished Professor Roundtable Chairman at the ASRM Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Estrogenicity versus Androgenicity of Oral Contraceptives.

1999—President, Middle East Fertility Society Chapter of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  Toronto, Canada

1999    President, Third World Congress on Microendoscopy in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Palm Beach, Florida

2000—Graduation Award for one of the Ten Best Teachers, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine Graduating Class 1999-2000, 2000-2001

2001—Chairman:  Postgraduate Course on Ovulation Induction.  Precongress Course, American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  Orlando, FL.

2002—Chairman:  Postgraduate course on Assisted Reproductive Technology, Precongress Postgraduate Course, American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  Seattle, Washington October, 2002=

2003—Co-Chairman:  International Committee for Membership for ASRM

2003—Plenary Session Guest Speaker:  The Egyptian Fertility Society, Ninth Annual Meeting. Cairo, Egypt.  September 2-6, 2003

2003—Co-Chairman:  Postgraduate course, Basic and Clinical Techniques to Optimize Assisted Reproduction; The U.S. and Middle East Experience. Precongress postgraduate course, October 11, 2003.  American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  San Antonio, Texas

2003—Workshop Chairman:  The cultural and religious aspects of infertility treatment.  The American Society for Reproductive Medicine/Middle East Fertility Society Symposium.  October 15, 2003.  San Antonio, Texas

2003—Course Chairman:  Southeast Regional Endocrine Third Annual Meeting. Sandestin, Florida.  October 25, 2003

2003—Invited Speaker: World Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology XVII FIGO Meeting; The role of SERMs in osteoporosis after the WHI. Santiago, Chile November 3-7, 2003

2004—Co-Chairman:  American Society for Reproductive Medicine, International Committee for membership.

2004—Plenary Session Keynote Speaker:   The Egyptian Fertility Society Tenth Annual Meeting.  Cairo, Egypt.  September 2-3, 2004

2004—Co-Chairman, Scientific Postgraduate Course:  Endometriosis Treatment:  Medical, Surgical and Assisted Reproductive Technology.  Precongress Postgraduate Course, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 60th Annual Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA. October 16, 2004.

2004—Workshop Chairman:  Controversies in ART:  Cultural, Religious and Technological.  American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 60th Annual Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA.  October 20, 2004.

2004—American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 60th Annual Meeting. MEFS session, Workshop co-chairman, Philadelphia, PA.  October 19, 2004.

2005—Session Chairman:  American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 61st Annual Meeting. MEFS session, Chairman of interactive session uterine fibroids. Montreal, Canada. October 20, 2005.

2005—Middle East Fertility Society 12 Annual meeting Luxor, Egypt Plenary session invited speaker Medical Management of endometriosis

2006—Plenary session Keynote speaker The Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine Crete, Greece April 2006

2007—Plenary Session Keynote Speaker:   The Egyptian Fertility Society Twelfth Annual Meeting.  Cairo, Egypt.  September 5-7, 2007

2009—Guest Speaker, University of Miami School of Medicine Annual meeting, Miami Florida, February 21-22, 2009

2009—Chairman: Alexandria Forum for Women Third Alexandria Forum. Alexandria, Egypt, March 19, 2009

2009—Guest Speaker, Mediterranean society for Reproductive Medicine, Florence Italy, May 7-9, 2009

2009—Chairman Postgraduate course, American Society for reproductive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, October 17, 2009

2009—Plenary Session Keynote Speaker, Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society, Cairo, Egypt, September 24-25, 2009

2010—Deputy Editor, Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Journal

2010—Editor-in-chief, World clinic series in Reproductive Medicine

2010—Editorial Board Member, Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1996 – Present

2011—Session Chairman: Alexandria Workshop on Women’s Health. Alexandria Egypt, June 15, 2011

2012—Workshop Co-Chairman: Post Graduate Course “Controversies in Assisted Reproduction.” American Society for Reproductive Medicine 68th Annual Meeting. San Diego, California. October 21, 2012.

2013—Invited Speaker: First Africa FIGO Regional Conference of Gynecology and Obstetrics.  Infertility and Assisted Reproduction in Developing Countries. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia October 2, 2013

2014—Chairman of Symposiumm, MEFS Symposium: Complete Prevention of OHSS—Is It Possible? American Society for Reproductive Medicine 70th Annual  Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 22, 2014.

2014—Invited Speaker “Classification, Pathophysiology, and Prediction of OHSS.” MEFS Symposium: Complete Prevention of OHSS—Is It Possible? American Society for Reproductive Medicine 70th Annual  Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 22, 2014.

2014—Invited Speaker “Management of OHSS.” MEFS Symposium: Complete Prevention of OHSS—Is It Possible? American Society for Reproductive Medicine 70th Annual  Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 22, 2014.