Education

Institution PlaceDate
Medical SchoolAnkara University1974-1980
Department of OphthalmologyHacettepe University School of Medicine1980-1984
Department of Neuro-ophthalmologyHacettepe University Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry1986-1991
Public Relations (2year)Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty2008-2010
Brand management (2 year)Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty2010-2012

Titles and Academic Qualifications

TitlePlaceDate
Medical Doctor (M.D.):Ankara University, Medical School1980
Consultant Ophthalmologist:Hacettepe U. Medical School, Eye Dept.1984
Associate Prof. of Ophthalmology:Hacettepe U. Neurologic. Sciences Institute1991
Ph.D in Neuro-Ophthalmology:Hacettepe U. Neurologic. Sciences Institute1992
Professor of Ophthalmology:Başkent U. Medical School, Eye Dept.1996

Professional Experiences

Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dunya Goz Hospital, Ankara

Mesa Hospital, Ankara

2009-2010

2006-2008

Private PracticeAnkara2002-
Founder Head of Eye Department and Head of Neuro-OphthalmologyBaşkent University Med School, Ankara1993- 2002
Consultant OphthalmologistT.C.Z.B. Hospital1992 – 1993
Consultant Neuro-OphthalmologistSSK Ankara Hospital Eye Clinic; Ankara1992 – 1993
Research FellowIowa U. Medical School Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit , U.S.A1990-1991
Visiting Neuro-OphthalmologistPennyslvania U. Wills Eye Hospital, U.S.A.1988 (2 mos)
PhD Student & OphthalmologistHacettepe U. Neurological Sciences Institute Ankara1986 – 1991
Consultant OphthalmologistSSK Ulus Hospital Ankara1984 – 1986
Visiting OphthalmologistTennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow, Scotland1985 (4 mos)
Resident in OphthalmologyHacettepe U. Medical School, Eye Dept Ankara1980 – 1984
Exchange Medıcal StudentPristine University Pathophysiology Dept1979 (2 mos)
InternshipBatman State Primary Health Care Surgery1978 (1mo)
InternshipCanakkale State Hospital1975,6,7 (1 mo)
Voluntary internshipSSK Ankara Hospital General Surgery and Emergency Depts1976,7,8,9 (1 mo)

Other Administrative / Honorary Positions

  1. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Member of Emeritus Group, 2018-
  2. Turkish Board of Ophthalmology Head, 2016-2018
  3. Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians Glasgow, FRCS Examiner, 2016-
  4. Academia Ophthaalmologica Internationalis Member, Chair LVI, 2013-
  5. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Member of Board of Trustees, 2010-2018
  6. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Fellowship Committee, 2014-
  7. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Eye Care Delivery Committee, 2014-2018
  8. AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) Global Advisory Committee, 2002-2009
  9. ACTA Ophthalmologica Foundation Member, 2008-2009
  10. Başkent U. Medical School, Directing Board Member & Executive Board Member, 1996-2002
  11. Başkent U. School of Fine Arts, Founding Dean, 1997
  12. Başkent U. School of Humanities, Vice-Dean, 1994
  13. EUNOS (European Neuro-ophthalmology Society), Organizing Committee Member, Goteborg, 2003
  14. EUNOS (European Neuro-ophthalmology Society), Organizing Committee Member, Tübingen, 2001
  15. EUNOS (European Neuro-ophthalmology Society), Treasurer, Executive Board Member, 2005-2010
  16. EVER (European Vision & Eye Research Society),Treasurer, Executive Board Member, 2004-2009
  17. EVER, Neuro-Ophthalmology Program Officer, 2001-2008
  18. EVER, Regional Representative, Board Member, 2003-2009
  19. Higher Educational Council, National Centre for Testing Test for French & English, National Medical Language Tests Item Writer & Coordinator, 1992-2007
  20. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Advisory Committee Member, 2n term, 2002-2010
  21. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Assessment Committee Member, 2002-2009
  22. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Assessments Executive Committee Member 2009-2019
  23. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), International Task Force on Coordination and Education of Program Directors of Ophthalmic Residencies 2009-2018
  24. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), International Task Force on Ophthalmic Subspecialty Education, 2009-2018
  25. ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology), Ethics Committee Head, 2002-2016
  26. INOS (International Neuro-ophthalmology Society), Organizing Committee Member, Geneva, 2004
  27. LOSEV (Leukemic Children Foundation), International Relations Advisor (2008-2009)
  28. NANOS (North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society) Int. Relations Committee Member, 2006-2012.
  29. SOE (European Ophthalmology Society), Organizing Committee Member, Istanbul, 2001
  30. Turkish Board of Ophthalmology, 1st Board OSCE organizer, 2005
  31. Turkish Medical Association and Ministry of Health, Ophthalmology Curriculum Committee Member, 2002
  32. Turkish Medical Association, Medical Boards Bylaws Committee Member, 2002
  33. Turkish Ophthalmology Board, Founder Executive Board Member & Treasurer, 2001-2008
  34. Turkish Ophthalmology Society Ankara Branch, Executive Board Member, 2000-2002
  35. Turkish Ophthalmology Society Neuro-Ophthalmology Subspecialty Committee, Founder & Coordinator of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 1994-2008
  36. Turkish Ophthalmology Society Postgraduate Education Committee, Founder & Executive Board Member Postgraduate Education, 1999-2008
  37. Turkish Ophthalmology Society, Parliament and Laws Committee Member, 2002
  38. Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society Ankara, Executive Board Member & General Secretary, 2000-2002
  39. Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society, International Relations Officer, Ankara, 2002-
  40. Turkish Board of Ophthalmology, Head, 2016-

Editorial and Scientific Boards

• International Ophthalmology (Yardımcı Editor) 2004-2013
• Ophthalmic Research (Yardımcı Editor) 2004-2012
• Neuro-Ophthalmology (Yardımcı Editor) 2004-2014
• International Journal of Ophthalmology (Yayın Kurulu) 2015-
• Asian Journal of Ophthalmology (Yayın Kurulu) 2005-2012
• European Journal of Ophthalmology (Yayın Kurulu) 2004-2014
• Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology (Yayın Kurulu) 2004-2009
• Türk Oftalmoloji Gazetesi (Yayın Kurulu) 2004-2008
• Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi (Yayın Kurulu) 2000-2006
• Türk Geriatri Dergisi (Yayın Kurulu) 2000-2008
• Yanık ve Transplantasyon Dergisi (Yayın Kurulu) 1994-2002
• Acta Ophthalmologica (Yayın Kurulu)
• American Journal of Ophthalmology (Hakem)
• APAO Website Neuro-ophthal.Sec. (Hakem)
• British Journal of Ophthalmology (Hakem)
• Clinical Experimental Ophthalmology (Hakem)
• Eye (Hakem)
• Graefe’s Arch.Clin.Exp.Ophthalmol. (Hakem)
• Ophthalmology (Hakem)
• Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji (Hakem)

Memberships

• American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 1990, 2008
• European Neuro-ophthalmology Society (EUNOS) 2007-
• European Vision and Eye Society (EVER) 2000-
• Geriatri Derneği Kurucu Üyesi 2003
• Hasta ve Hasta Yakını Hakları Derneği 2004-2005
• International Perimetric Society 2001-2009
• İskoç Oftalmoloji Klubü
• North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) 2004-
• Royal College of Ophthalmologists, İngiltere, Affiliye üye 1995-2013
• Türk Amerikan Oftalmoloji Birliği 1990-
• Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği 1980-
• Türk Nöroloji Derneği 1990-
• Türk Tabipler Birliği 1985-
• Woman in ophthalmology 2006-2013
• Ankara Öğretim Derneği