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Prof. Dr. Gamze Mocan KUZEY

Faculty of Medicine I Medical Pathology
Prof Dr. Gamze Mocan Kuzey graduated from Zonguldak College of Turkish Education Association and from the Faculty of Medicine of Ankara University. Having achieved her medical specialty in Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University, Dr. Mocan became an instructor, obtained her Assistant Professor and Associate Professor degrees, and she was appointed as Professor of Pathology in 1992 at the same university.

In 1985, she conducted research on hepatitis B viral lesions of liver using immunohistochemical techniques at the Pathology Department of the Faculty of Medicine of Glasgow Western Infirmary University in the United Kingdom. In 1991, she worked at the Uropathology and Cytopathology Divisions of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda-Maryland in the United States of America.

Having worked as the Chair of Cytology Unit of the Pathology Department of the Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University since 1992 and as the Educational Coordinator of the Faculty of Medicine for 11 years, Professor Mocan had been the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Zonguldak Karaelmas University between 2003 and 2006, and at the same time she took place in the academic staff of the Pathology Department of the Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University.

She performed as the Chair of Ankara Pathology Association between 1993 and 1995, the Member of Coordination Committee of the Specialty Associations of Turkish Medical Union between 1994 and 1996, the Chair of XII. National Pathology Symposium in 1995, the Chair of XII. National Pathology Congress in 1996, the Chair of XIV. National Pathology Symposium in 1998, the Chair of Cytopathology Working Group between 2001 and 2002, the delegate for Turkey for European Federation of Cytology Societies(UFCS) between 2001 and 2004,and the Chair of Cytopathology Association as the founding president between 2002 and 2004.

Since 1996 she has been the delegate for Turkey for the European Board of Pathology of European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

Since 2003, she has been a member of the Bureau of the World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (WASPaLM).
She had been the President of XXIII. World Congress of WASPaLM (İstanbul-2003). Prof.Gamze Mocan Kuzey has been elected by the 45 constituents from 35 countries as the President-elect of WASPaLM in 2009.

Ceremony of Handover of Presidency was made on October 19th,2011 at the ASCP-WASPaLM XXVI. World Congress, (USA-Las Vegas).
She is the Dean of The Faculty of Medicine of Near East University – North Cyprus since October 6,2008.

Gynecopathology and cytopathology are the branches of Pathology that she is mostly interested on.

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