Prof. Ilknur KIVANÇ ALTUNAY MD

Turkey

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Prof.Ilknur K.Altunay, M.D., is the head of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology
at the University of Health Sciences, Şişli Etfal Research and Training Hospital and also
Dermatology and Venereology Department at International Medicine Faculty ,University of
Health Sciences in Istanbul-Turkey. She is interested in clinical dermatology,chronic
inflammatory skin disorders, wound care and psychodermatology. Altunay is the executive
board member of European Psychiatry and Dermatology Association since 2017. Professor
Altunay is the founder the first psychodermatology clinic in Turkey and promoted to get
education in psychiatry clinics in residency programmes. She managed a lot of theses in
dermatology residency and clinical psychology and lectures about psychodermatology in
national and international meetings. She is also interested in chronic inflammatory skin
diseases and wound care.