A. Arici was awarded the IVI Foundation International Prize.
Dr. Arici is currently a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Director of Women’s Health Department at Anadolu Foundation Health Care System in Turkey, affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine. He served as the Chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut for 8 years till 2007. He received his medical degree from Istanbul Medical School in Turkey, and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York City. His postgraduate training also included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Dr. Arici is the recipient of many National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research grants and has trained more than 80 postdoctoral fellows. His clinical research focuses on the pathogenesis of endometriosis, and in particular the investigation of cellular and molecular mechanisms in endometrial physiology and pathology. He is the Editor of the Fertility Section of Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Editor of Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, and a member of the Editorial Board of 12 professional journal and Guest Editor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America and Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, and serves as a reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, The Lancet, Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Biology of Reproduction, and Journal of Clinical Investigation. More than 300 articles by Dr. Arici have been published in these and other leading journals and his book chapters have appeared in such texts as Textbook of Reproductive Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology. He is the senior editor of the book titled Non-Invasive Management of Gynecologic Disorders, and he is the Series Editor of the Gynecology in Practice series. He is a frequent invited speaker and has presented at numerous national and international medical and scientific symposia.
Dr. Arici is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and served as a Clinical Director of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. He has served as an ad hoc grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Arici is a member of 15 professional societies, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Endocrine Society, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.