Prof. Sema Akalın, M.D.
  • She was “fellow”  of endocrinology and metabolic diseases at Rush-Presbyterian St.Lukes Medical Center, Rush University, Chicago-U.S.A from 1981 to 1983. 
  • She was granted the American Diabetes Association Young Investigator Research Award in 1983.
  • She was awarded the title “Associate Professor” in 1984 and “Professor” in 1990.
  • She is founding member of Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey; she was board member of this society until 2003 and re-elected as board member and became Chairwoman in 2008.
  • Member of R.T. Ministry of Health Diabetes Advisory Committee, Obesity, Diabetes and Nutrition Association, Turkish Obesity Association, European Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Association, Endocrine Society (USA), American Diabetes Association, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Ankara, The Harry-Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association and Turkish Society of Endocrinology.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Diabetes Mellitus,
    • Metabolic bone diseases,
    • Thyroid diseases.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Residency Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1974 - 1978
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1967 - 1974

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor MedAmerican Ambulatory Care Center 2011 - To date
Head of Division of Endocrinology / Professor Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Marmara University 1994 - 2011
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1984 - 1994
Fellow Endocrinology Unit, Presbyterian - St.Luke's Medical Center, Rush University, , Chicago, Illinois, the U.S.A. 1981 - 1983
Fellow Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1978 - 1981