İlker Kayı, MD

Koç University, School of Medicine

İlker Kayı, MD

Koç University, School of Medicine
ikayi@ku.edu.tr

Biography

Dr. İlker Kayı is a Doctor of Public Health and he is working in Koç University School of Medicine. He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 2005, and after working as a practitioner for two years he enrolled in specialty training in public health at the same university. He has been the Turkish translation editor of ”Health Policy Reform: Driving the wrong way” by John Lister, ”Social Determinants of Health” by M. Marmot and R. Wilkinson, ”Globalization and Health” by R. Labonte et al. and ”Over-diagnosed” by H. Gilbert Welsch et al. Dr. Kayi has worked for the Turkish Ministry of Health and he was the chief of the primary health care unit in a Syrian Refugee Camp in the Adıyaman Province for one year. He has been actively involved in the coordination of the Health Promotion Project for seasonal migrant agricultural workers and their families. He has been awarded as a Fulbright Scholar in 2015 and worked on Tobacco Control in Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, USA as a Hubert Humphrey Program Fellow. He is currently working on a project with UNFPA that aims to increase the level of health literacy among Syrian refugees. His main research interests are health promotion, global health, public mental health and vulnerable populations.

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