Prof.Dr.Gazanfer AKSAKOĞLU

Professor Gazanfer Aksakoğlu

Graduated from Ankara Science High School and Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Completed his specialty education at the Institute of Community Medicine with the thesis on  the Utilization of Socialized Health System under Nusret Fişek. Worked in Çubuk and Etimesgut Health Research Education Districts as medical director and health director of health centre, hospital and directorate. Worked for Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine-Department of International Community Health as visiting lecturer, tutor and field advisor (in England, Wales, and Turkey) `

Works as an academic at Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine since 1982. Headed Narlıdere Research and Education Health District,  worked as the member of University Executive Board and Board of Publication, Medical Director of Research and Education Hospital, Faculty of Medicine- Head Department of Public Health, Institute Oncology-Head Department of Preventive Oncology, Deputy Head Institute of Health Sciences, Member of Coordination Board of Faculty of Medicine. Acted as advisor for immunization, AIDS education, and health organisation for TMA, Ministry of Health, STRCT, UNICEF and WHO-Geneva.

Owner of TMA-Nusret Fişek Service Award -2002.




  • Turkish Medical Association (TTB[TMA])
  • Organisation of Public Health Experts (HASUDER)
  • Organisation for Developing Medical Education (Founder)
  • Organisation of Academic Members of Izmir Universities (İZÜNİDER)
  • Organisation for Wound Care and Tissue Regeneration
  • Health Action International-Europe (HAIE)
  • The Network: Community Partnerships for Health through Innovative Education, Service, and Research (Network)
  • International Society of Who’s Who Biographees
  • The Science Advisory Board


  • Health Organisation and Policies
  • Medical Education
  • Investigation and Analyses in Health
  • Communicable Diseases



  • Aksakoğlu G. Fighting Communicable Diseases. Third Edition. İzmir: DEU Rectorship Pub; 2008.
  • Aksakoğlu G. Research and Analyses in Health. İzmir: DEU Rectorship Pub; 2006 (Second Edition of the book “Research Techniques and Analyses Methods in Health”) .