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Ayşe Nilüfer Özaydın

GFMER Coordinator for Turkey

Ayşe Nilüfer Özaydın

Ayşe Nilüfer Ozaydın, MD, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor, Marmara University, School of Medicine, Public Health Department, İstanbul, Turkey
Associate Professor, Eastern Mediterranean University, Dr. Fazıl Küçük Faculty of Medicine, Gazimağusa, North Cyprus
Associate Professor, Near East University, School of Medicine, Public Health Department, Nicosia, Cyprus (Guest Lecturer)
Email: nozaydin@gmail.com

Completed university degree, master's and doctoral education at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Received training from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 1993 and '94 epidemiology and statistics, and program management in immunization.

Completed training in "International Relations of the European Union Specialist", in ATAUM (European Community Research and Application Center) in 2000-2001.

Worked as a primary care physician in health centers affiliated to the Ministry of Health, the provincial health directorates in charge of the provincial vaccination, and as the Ministry of Health General Directorate of MCH-FP branch of the Women's Health Reproductive Health.

Served as an adviser on various topics in the field of Reproductive Health for the Ministry of Health General Directorate of Mother Child Health and Family Planning, attended as a writer and lecturer to the preparation of curriculum of national reproductive health for the Faculties of Medicine on a national level, family planning counselling trainings, and adolescent’s trainings.

Currently a member of Turkish Medical Associations (TTB) ( 1984-), Society of Public Health Specialists, Turkey (HASUDER) (Turkey), Society of Development of Medical Education (TEGED) (Turkey), the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) and  the vice president of the Breast Health Association.

Priority areas of interest are sexual and reproductive health, family planning, and breast cancer epidemiology, prevention of the diseases, immunization, health education and prevalence survey.

Currently, working as an academician in the Marmara University School of Medicine in Public Health department since 2001.

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