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George M. Awais Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Awais has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in biological medicine

He was recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH, July 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present George M. Awais, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Awais celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A leading expert in biological medicine, Dr. Awais has been recognized as emeritus staff for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation since 1991, having worked in their Department of Gynecology from 1971 to 1991. Prior to these appointments, he held several positions at Case Western Reserve University, including assistant clinical professor in the Department of Reproductive Biology in 1971, assistant professor in 1970, and instructor in obstetrics and gynecology from 1967 to 1970. Previously, he was the chief resident at Harlem Hospital with Columbia University in 1967. Dr. Awais began his career at the University-Affiliated Hospitals with the University of Toronto as chief resident in 1965, resident in obstetrics and gynecology from 1961 to 1964, and as an intern from 1960 to 1961.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Awais pursued an education at Hope College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1955. He concluded his studies at the University of Toronto in 1960, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Awais is a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Beyond his responsibilities within the field, Dr. Awais has participated in numerous endeavors in his professional circles. For more than 15 years, he has contributed to a Christian Hospital in Jordan run by native nuns. Likewise, he served as a consulting panel member for the International Correspondence Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 1971, the chair of the Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology in the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre from 1975 to 1976, and the president of the Task Force on Humanitarian Aid and Relief Inc. in 1997. Dr. Awais found success with his creative works as well, having penned articles to publications in his industry, presented reports to conferences, and appeared on television programs in Saudi Arabia.

In addition to his primary trade, Dr. Awais remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He has been a member of the American Medical Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Infertility Association, and the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio. Furthermore, Dr. Awais has maintained involvement with the National Arab American Medical Association as chair for humanities relief in 1996 and as president since 1991.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Awais has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. He was recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has been further honored as a Grand Officer of Order of Independence His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan in 1992 as well as an Industry Expert by Worldwide Branding in 2018. Dr. Awais has been selected for inclusion in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the Midwest, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Awais has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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