College Of Medicine Graduate Achievement In Jeddah

It gives us great pleasure to announce the news of a recent great achievement by one of our College of Medicine graduates.

Dr Ahmed Abu-Zaid won the Third Prize (5,000 SAR) for the Best Research Competition (Oral Competition) organised by the Scientific Chair of Prof. Abdullah Hussain Basalamah for Gynecological Cancer. The competition was held in the King AbdulAziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday 14th May 2015.

Dr Abu-Zaid’s research project was entitled ‘Incidence of Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumours (MOGCTs) in Saudi Arabia’ published in Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy Journal (2013).

Dr Abu-Zaid would like to give special thanks to Dr Ismail Al-Badawi, Consultant Gynecology Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Chairman of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, for his never-ending support towards Dr Abu-Zaid in his Ob/Gyn clinical and research career and for facilitating this wonderful opportunity.


Further special thanks from Dr Abu-Zaid goes to Prof Khalid Sait, Consultant and Director, Gynecology Oncology Unit at King AbdulAziz University Hospital Jeddah together with Chairman of Scientific Chair of Prof Abdullah Hussain Basalamah for Gynecological Cancer for his kind acceptance of Dr Abu-Zaid’s participation.


On behalf of the College of Medicine and Dr Khaled Al-Kattan, Dean of College of Medicine we would like to extend our sincere congratulations to Dr Abu-Zaid on his recent achievement in Jeddah and for representing the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University in this most positive way.