Professor of medical history and ethics at Acibadem University School of Medicine, the Department Chair of Medical History and Ethics (Istanbul Turkey). The main interests of her studies are the modernization in medicine; history of ethics; issues of bioethics and ethical aspects of new medical technologies, animal experiments, research and publication ethics, health law.
She originally graduated from the Faculty of Humanities of Istanbul University (1982), and completed MA on the analysis of scientific journal (Mecmua-i Fünun) in the Faculty of Political Sciences of Istanbul University (1986). She obtained MSc (1994) and deserved PhD degree (1999) in Istanbul University School of Medicine by her theses on the history of medical modernization in Turkey focused on the primary sources published in the 19th century.
She passed to Acibadem University School of Medicine in 2009 and became professor of medical history and ethics on June 27, 2013. She coordinated and took part in the Training Programme of Health Law Certificate for Acibadem University ASEGEM, thrice in 2010, 2014. She served as the vice-chair of the University Research Ethics Committee (2009-2014). She is member of Hospital Ethics Committee, and ACU Animal Experimenation ethics Committee. She is at the editorial board of Acibadem University Journal of Health Sciences. She was assigned to establish the Turkey Working Group of the Cambridge Consortium of Bioethics Education in 2013. She is the Coordinator of Bioethics master of Science Programme in Acibadem University. She was assigned to Chief of the ACU Institute of Social Sciences on September 23rd, 2014.
History of Medicine and Ethics
History of Medicine and Ethics; Political Sciences (Public Administration)
Humanities, English Facuty of Letters
Her research focus on main issues of bioethics, ethical aspects of new medical technologies, bioethics education, clinical ethics support, moral case deliberation; research ethics, animal experiments, vulnerable groups; and also the history of modernization in medicine.