OUR DOCTORS

Prof. A. Arzu Ruacan, M.D.

Pathology

Prof. A. Arzu Ruacan, M.D.
  • She has been Head of the Medical Pathology Department at the School of Medicine of the Hacettepe University from 2004 to 2009.
  • She has been Head of the Federation of Pathology Societies from 2008 to 2010.
  • She has been member of the Committee of Curriculum Plan and Standard Determination for Specialty Education in the Ministry of Health since 2010.
  • She has been Head of the Medical Pathology Fellow committee of the Federation of Pathology Societies since 2018.
  • She has been Grade 3 Coordinator at the School of Medicine of the Koç University since 2014 and Head of the Self-Evaluation Committee since 2015.
  • She was granted the Turkish Journalists Association’s Sedat Simavi Health Sciences Award in 2000.
  • She is holder of the Hacettepe University Academic Awards in the category of the Research Group Award in 2001.
  • She was granted the second prize in Novartis Pharmaceutical Technology Research Award in 2003-2004.
  • She is the holder of the Best Trainer Award of the Koç University for the Education Year 2015-2016.
  • Member of Ankara Pathology Association, Turkish Society of Pathology, European Association for Haematopathology, Sheffield Kidney Institute Club and the Head & Neck Study Group of the Federation of Pathology Societies.
  • She authored 136 papers, including 93 papers published in international journals and 43 papers published in local journals.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Medical Pathology Residency School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1986 - 1990
Medical Education School of Medicine, Ankara University 1979 - 1984

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Koç University 2012 - To date
Professor Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 2002 - 2010
Assoc. Prof. Sheffield Kidney Institute 1996 - 1997
Assoc. Prof. Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1994 - 2002
Faculty Member / M.D. Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1992 - 1994
Attending physician Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1990 - 1992
Resident Department of Medical Pathology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1986 - 1990
Medical Practitioner Şakirpaşa Community Clinic, Adana 1984 - 1986