Education

Institution Place Date
Medical School Ankara University 1974-1980
Department of Ophthalmology Hacettepe University School of Medicine 1980-1984
Department of Neuro-ophthalmology Hacettepe University Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry 1986-1991
Public Relations (2year) Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty 2008-2010
Brand management (2 year) Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty 2010-2012

Titles and Academic Qualifications

Title Place Date
Medical Doctor (M.D.): Ankara University, Medical School 1980
Consultant Ophthalmologist: Hacettepe U. Medical School, Eye Dept. 1984
Associate Prof. of Ophthalmology: Hacettepe U. Neurologic. Sciences Institute 1991
Ph.D in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Hacettepe U. Neurologic. Sciences Institute 1992
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 Practice Ankara 2002-
Founder Head of Eye Department and Head of Neuro-Ophthalmology Başkent University Med School, Ankara 1993- 2002
Consultant Ophthalmologist T.C.Z.B. Hospital 1992 – 1993
Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist SSK Ankara Hospital Eye Clinic; Ankara 1992 – 1993
Research Fellow Iowa U. Medical School Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit , U.S.A 1990-1991
Visiting Neuro-Ophthalmologist Pennyslvania U. Wills Eye Hospital, U.S.A. 1988 (2 mos)
PhD Student & Ophthalmologist Hacettepe U. Neurological Sciences Institute Ankara 1986 – 1991
Consultant Ophthalmologist SSK Ulus Hospital Ankara 1984 – 1986
Visiting Ophthalmologist Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow, Scotland 1985 (4 mos)
Resident in Ophthalmology Hacettepe U. Medical School, Eye Dept Ankara 1980 – 1984
Exchange Medıcal Student Pristine University Pathophysiology Dept 1979 (2 mos)
Internship Batman State Primary Health Care Surgery 1978 (1mo)
Internship Canakkale State Hospital 1975,6,7 (1 mo)
Voluntary internship SSK Ankara Hospital General Surgery and Emergency Depts 1976,7,8,9 (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