MD. Professor of Public Health and Internal Medicine.
Works at Hacettepe University Institute of Public Health, Ankara.
Member of Advisory Committee of Ministry of Health.
Member of Scientific Committee of Tobacco Regulatory Authority (TAPDK).
Founder and past president of National Coalition on Tobacco Control (SSUK).
Participated in Parliamentary discussions of Tobacco Control Law in 1996 and its amendment in 2008; actively involved in and wrote the report of Global Adult Tobacco Survey in 2008 and 2012.
Performed several studies on implementation of Tobacco Control law, tobacco use behavior, graphic warnings, smoking cessation and has written several reports and books in this field.