Arda Borlu was born in 1973 in Kahramanmaraş. She completed her primary, secondary and high school education in Mersin and graduated from Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine in 1997. She worked as a general practitioner in various health centers in Kayseri between 1997-2004. Between 2004-2008, she received her specialty training in Erciyes University Medical School Public Health Department. She worked as a public health specialist in Kayseri State Hospital and Kayseri Provincial Health Directorate as a specialist physician, worked as Kayseri Kocasinan Health Group President in 2009-2010, and served as Kayseri Provincial Health Director between 2011-2014. She has been working as a lecturer in Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine Department of Public Health since 2014, and in April 2020 she became an associate professor.