PROF.DR. NEYYİRE YASEMİN YALIM    
Name : NEYYİRE YASEMİN
Surname : YALIM
E-Mail : yalim@ankara.edu.tr, yalimx001@yahoo.com
Phone Number : 03125958164
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Department : BASIC SCIENCES
Personal Information

Born in Ankara on 27th July, 1963, she was graduated from the Ankara University School of Medicine in 1987 as a general practitioner and finished her obligatory service as an Emergency Room attending physician in 1989. She received her PhD. on medical ethics by defending her dissertation thesis titled “Consent and Informed Consent in Psychiatry: Ethical, Legal and Scientific Perspectives” from the Ankara University Institute of Health Sciences in 1994.

She joined the academic staff of the Ankara University School of Medicine Department of Deontology (Medical Ethics) in 1995 as a lecturer. In 1998, she was appointed as an associate professor and as a full professor in 2004. She is still on the academic staff at the Ankara University School of Medicine Department of Medical History and Ethics as the Professor of Bioethics. She spent 2001-2002 academic year at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics as a postgraduate fellow. Between 2008-2012 she had served as the Vice Rector of Ankara University.

Her areas of interest are methodology of bioethics, ethics of science and technology, autonomy as a concept and its cultural connotations, patient safety and medical error, end of life issues,  psychiatric ethics and ethics consultation.

She is the founding member and the chairperson of the Turkish Bioethics Association, as well as the Bioethics Unit of the Turkish Philosophical Association. Besides English, she has a fair level of knowledge in French, German, Ottoman language, Latin and Russian.