Turgay Coskun was born in 1953 in Balikesir, Turkey. He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine with an M.D. degree in 1977 and became a Pediatrician in 1981. His subspecialty is pediatric nutrition and inborn errors of metabolism. He got the degree of Associate Professorship in 1988 and Professorship in 1995 in pediatrics. He works at the Division of Pediatric Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Hospital, Ankara, TURKEY and serves as a Full-Time Academic Staff Member at the medical faculty. He had training on community nutrition at the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. He had further training on inborn errors of metabolism in Zürich, Switzerland and in Düsseldorf, Germany. He is a member of many national and international societies related to pediatrics, nutrition, and metabolism. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Turkish Journal of Pediatrics since 1993.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2010