Fatma Meriç Yılmaz Professor; President, Turkish Red Crescent

Prof. Dr. Fatma Meriç Yılmaz, a medical professional, graduated from Ankara University’s Faculty of Medicine and later earned her Associate Professorship in 2008. She held roles such as Chief Assistant and Assistant Clinic Chief at Ankara Education and Research Hospital. Joining Yıldırım Beyazıt University, she became a Professor, serving as Laboratory Coordinator and earning various accolades. Yılmaz contributed to healthcare leadership as the General Secretary of Ankara 1st Regional Public Hospitals Association and Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health. An accomplished academic, she currently teaches at Yıldırım Beyazıt University, specializing in Medical Biochemistry. Additionally, Yılmaz is actively involved in scientific committees, holding positions like TÜBİTAK BİDEP Advisory Board member and IFCC C-NPU commission principal. Beyond academia, she has been a dedicated member of the Turkish Red Crescent, assuming the role of President after her election in July 2023.