Dr. Gonca Yilmaz, MD PhD, did her medical school training at the University of Hacettepe, was a pediatric resident at Hacettepe University. She had a postgraduate degree in Social Pediatrics from Hacettepe University. She came to the Dr. Sami Ulus Children Training Hospital as an associate professor in 2000 to continue her research in child rights, child abuse and neglect management, well child baby care, and infant nutrition. As a member of Executive Committee of European Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Care (ESSOP), she has organized meetings in Social Pediatrics in Italy, Iceland, Slovenia, Turkey, She is on the editorial board of 7 journals in Turkey, Dr. Gonca has been involved in the mentorship of over 10 postdoctoral M.D. social pediatric fellows, 2 visiting international scholars, 12 undergraduate independent study students Dr Gonca, maintains an active interest in residency and fellowship training and works as a general pediatric chief in Dr. Sami Ulus Children Training Hospital (One of the biggest children training hospital of Turkey.) Her research interests have included the smoking mother and breastfeeding, prevention of child abuse, media and child and pediatric education of child rights. She continues as an active clinician.
Biography Updated on 20 July 2011