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Koc University Hospital


Istanbul, Turkey

Prof. Şükrü Hatun MD

Prof. Şükrü Hatun MD

Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity
at Koc University Hospital
Speciality Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity
About Prof. Şükrü Hatun, MD was born in 1959 in Domaniç. After finishing Hacettepe Medical School in 1983, he performed his mandatory service in Adıyaman as a general practitioner. He specialized in Pediatrics at Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Hospital after which he continued on to the Pediatric endocrinology specialization at Hacettepe University Medical School. He got his associate professor degree in 1994 and earned full professorship in 1999. He has worked at Kocaeli University Medical School Pediatrics Department between 1995 – 2016 and has served as the department head for two terms. He served as the dean of medicine between 2012 – 2015. A major endeavor in his career has been to improve the health, education and the social rights of diabetic children; to this end he has been the head of the team which organizes the Diabetes Summer Camp for children since 1996. In addition, he has authored and translated several books for the education of diabetic children and their families. He recently led a nationwide program called “Diabetes at School” that aims to educate teachers and students on diabetes and obesity and founded the Diabetic Children’s Fund.
Education License Medical Faculty Hacettepe University 1976 - 1983
Residency Pediatrics Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Hospital 1986 - 1990
Subspecialty Pediatric Endocrinology Hacettepe University 1991 - 1993
Associate Professorship Pediatrics 1994
Professional Experience Adıyaman Cottage Hospital 1983 - 1986
Ankara Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Hospital 1986 - 1991
Hacettepe University Medical School, Pediatric Endocrinology 1991 - 1993
Ankara Dr. Sami Ulus Childeren's Hospital 1993 - 1995
Kocaeli University Medical School 1995 - 2016
Memberships National Association of Pediatrics
European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)
International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
Association for Child and Adolescent Diabetics
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Association
Turkish Diabetes Foundation
International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes ( ISPAD)
Turkish Medical Association
Children's Diabetes Foundation

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