Members: Hasan ILKOVA

General Secretary

Professor of Internal Medicine
Istanbul, TURKEY


– Graduated from Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty (1978)
– Training in the Department of Internal Medicine at Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty (1978-1983)
– Fellowship at the Division of Diabetes and Metabolism (1985)
– Senior Research Fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at University of Michigan (1987-1989)
– Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes and Metabolism at Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty (1989)
– Professor of Internal Medicine (1993)
– Visiting Professor at the Joslin Diabetes center (1996-1998)
– Medical Research Grant (1990)
– Brookwood International Academy of Healthcare Research (1999)


Current Position: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University.

Council member of EASD

Member and founder of
– Turkish Diabetes and Obesity Foundatıon
– Turkish Obesity Foundation
– Turkish Endocrinology and Metabolism Society (Secretary General)
– Diabetes and Obesity Research Asscociation (President)
– Member of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes Board for 2 terms


– 1991-1995 / 1997-2000: General Secretary of the Turkish Diabetes Association
– 2003-2005 / 2005-2007: Member of the Executive Board of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes