Name – Surname: Songül Vaizoğlu

Languages: English


High school: Ankara Atatürk Anadolu High School – 1978

Bachelor:  Ankara University  Medical School – 1984

Residency  training:

  1. 1. Family Medicine Department of Ankara Numune Hospital (title of family physcian)- 1992
  2. Master of Science in Public Health at Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences (title of public health specialist) – 1997
  3. PhD in Public Health at Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences(title of public health doctor)- 2001


Current position: Teaching staff

Title:  Professor

Department:  Public Health


Prof. Songül Vaizoğlu,  has graduated fom the  Ankara Atatürk Anadolu High School in 1978 and Ankara University  Medical School in 1984. She worked as a general practitioner  between 1984-89 at
Mother and Child Care and Family Planning 
Center in Yozgat and Ankara.  Dr Vaizoğlu completed the residency of family  medicine between 1989-1992  in Ankara Numune Hospital , between 1995-2001 Master of Science in Public Health and PhD in Public Health at  Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences.  She attended  a 6-months epidemiology training programme at Liverpool School of Hyigene and Tropical Medicine.  She became an Assitant Professor in 2000, Associate Professor in 2004 and professor in 2010 at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health. And worked at the same dapartment until 2014.

She has been working specifically on environmental health ( indoor air pollution, electromagnetic radiation), school health, tourism health, children’s environmental health and  environmental medicine.  She worked in various projects , participated as educator  in many courses, workshops  and other educational programs. She also attended many national and international  meetings on different aspects of public and environmental health. And participated in public health and environmental health  educational  programmes.  She has done consultancy and expertise work in environmental health subjects.

She published more than 300 articles, book sections in Public Health, Environmental Health, Pediatrics, Ergonomics, Internal Medicine Textbooks  on public health and environmental health  issues.

She conducted  a number of projects including  Baku- Tbilisi- Ceyhan Pipeline project as consultant and trainer in occupational health and safetay training programme. She has been a member of Turkish Academy of Sciences , Environment Work- Group and participated in some books published by this group.  She worked at the OSYM ( Öğrenci Seçme ve Yerleştirme Merkezi- Student Selection and Placement Center )in the preparation committee for the Environmental Health Proficiency Examinations. He worked at Hacettepe University Ethical Committee for Non-Invasive Studies. She has been working at the Public Health Department of NEU Faculty of Medicine since November 2014 as a professor.  She was a member of the Advisory Board of the Near East University Medical Students Association and a vice-coordinator of 6th grade. Currently she is Vice Dean of the Faculty.