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Turkish Regional Chapter Members

Chapter Chair

Cem Uzun
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
cemuzun@yahoo.com

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey. He was the Pro-Rector of the Trakya University, where his responsibilities included university publications, ethics, library, and the Balkan Universities Association – of which his university is the founder and permanent general secretary.

Cem was elected as a Council Member of EASE for the term of 2018-2021 and as a Science Committee Member of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM) TR Index in 2018. He was the previous Editor in Chief (2012-2016), Co-Editor (2004-2008) and the Editor at Large of the Balkan Medical Journal (2016-2018), which is the only journal from medical schools in Turkey indexed in SCIE and Medline. Cem has organized workshops, symposiums and conferences on scientific writing, editing, journal management and publication ethics. Beside EASE, he was the member of COPE and the World Association of Medical Editors and member of Programme Committee for the 14th EASE Conference, Bucharest 2018 and president of “How to become successful authors and editors of scientific journals – 3rd International Symposium of Scientific Journals of Trakya University”, which was endorsed by EASE.

Cem is the author of more than 100 articles in otorhinolaryngology. He also has several papers and presentations on science publishing related subjects. He received “Outstanding Young Faculty Award”, “Science Award” and “Researcher of the Year Award” in Turkey, and has been awarded “Goodwill Ambassador to the Academy from Turkey and the Balkans” by the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He worked as a postdoc scholar at the University of Copenhagen with Danish Government scholarship and at Miami Ear Institute of the University of Miami with Fulbright scholarship.

Cem updated the Turkish translation of the EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English. With Orhan Yilmaz and their colleagues, he translated the “Handbook for Journal Editors” (by Pippa Smart) into Turkish. He also translated EASE SAGER Guidelines into Turkish with Muge Atakan.

Chapter vice-chair

Taner Kemal Erdag
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Dokuz Eylul University
School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
taner.erdag@deu.edu.tr

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey. He graduated from Ege University School of Medicine in 1990. He completed his residency at the Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery between 1990 and 1994 in Izmir. He has been working at the Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery since 1999 after the military service and about three years of private practice. Dr. Erdag’s area of interest is pediatric otolaryngology and he has been the president of Turkish Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Society since 2016. He has published 90 peer-reviewed articles, of which 55 published in journals indexed in PubMed, and a total of 191 oral or written presentations published at national and international conference proceedings. Prof. Erdag has been chief editor of Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology since 2015 and also serves as a Section Editor in Balkan Medical Journal. He has organized workshops and conferences on scientific writing, editing, and publication ethics in the last three National Congresses of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Turkey. He is a member of EASE.

Members

Bulent Akyay
Assist Prof of Balkan History
Trakya University Balkan Research Institute, Edirne, Turkey
Editor of Journal of Balkan Research Institute
bulentakyay@trakya.edu.tr

Fatma Basar
Specialist & Coordinator of the DergiPark Project
TUBITAK-ULAKBIM
Cahit Arf Information Center, DergiPark, Ankara, Turkey
fatma.basar@tubitak.gov.tr

Cenk Demirdover
Prof of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey
Chief editor of Turkish Journal of Plastic Surgery
cenkddr@gmail.com

Erdem Demiroz
PhD of Computer Education & Instructional Technologies
Trakya University Faculty of Education, Edirne, Turkey
Chief Editor of Trakya Journal of Education
erdemdemiroz@trakya.edu.tr

Oguz Kilinc
Prof of Chest Diseases
Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey
Chief editor of Turkish Thoracic Journal
oguz.kilinc@deu.edu.tr

Kadri Kiran
Prof of Biology
Trakya University Faculty of Science, Edirne, Turkey
Chief editor of Trakya University Journal of Natural Sciences
kadrikiran@trakya.edu.tr

Zafer Kocak
Prof of Radiation Oncology & Member of Cancer Working Group, Turkish Academy of Sciences
Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey; TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, Comm. Mem.
Chief editor of Balkan Medical Journal
zaferkocak12@gmail.com

Mustafa Secil
Prof of Radiology
Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey
Chief editor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
mustafa.secil@deu.edu.tr

Ali Şahin
Publications Director
AVES Publishing House, Istanbul, Turkey
ali.sahin@avesyayincilik.com

Ebru Soyuyuce Aydin
Chief Expert
TUBITAK-ULAKBIM
Cahit Arf Information Center, TR Index, Ankara, Turkey
ebru.aydin@tubitak.gov

Sibel Tabanlioglu
Specialist & Coordinator of the TR Index & Project Manager of the Turkish Citation Index Project;
TUBITAK-ULAKBIM
Cahit Arf Information Center, TR Index, Ankara, Turkey
sibel.tabanlioglu@tubitak.gov.tr

Orhan Yilmaz
Prof of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Karabuk University Faculty of Medicine, Karabuk, Turkey
Editor of KBB-Forum & ENT Case journals
orhan@kbb-bbc.org