Graduated from from Hacettepe University, School of Medicine Ankara in 1979, did her pediatric residency at Gazi University Medical Faculty Dept. Pediatrics and became a pediatrician in 1986.
She was a pediatric neurology fellow in Hacettepe University, School of Medicine Department of Pediatric Neurology between 1989-1993 and became a pediatic neurologist in 1993. She studied in Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and Royal Free Hospital dept of Neurology London in 1993.
In 1993 After She became associated professor of Pediatrics she founded the department of pediatric neuroloy at Gazi University department of pediatrics In 2000 she got her degree of Professor of Pediatrics, and Pediatric Neurology, since then she works as in Gazi University department of Pediatric Neurology.
She is mostly interested in newborn neurology and launched a very sophisticated neonatal neurology subgroup in Turkey and also in Gazi University neonatal intensive care unit. She is also interested in neurodevelopmental disorders, infantile epilepsies, neuro immunology, childood multiple sclerosis white matter disorders , autoimmune encephalitis, childhood neuropsychiatric disorders.
She is married and has two children.