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S. Lale Tokgözoğlu, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.E.S.C graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. After completing the Internal Medicine Residency program there, she completed a fellowship program at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Tokgözoğlu returned to Hacettepe University where she is currently Professor of Cardiology.
After serving as Executive Committee member and general secretary in European Atherosclerosis Society, Prof. Tokgözoğlu was elected as President of the European Atherosclerosis Society for the term 2017-2021.
Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served as the President of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 2014-2016 being the first female President of the Society in history.
Prof. Tokgözoğlu has chaired the”Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Working Group” of the European Society of Cardiology between 2008 and 2010. Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served on the Board of the Prevention Association of the European Society of Cardiology
She has served on the board of the European Society of Cardiology Fellowship and Training Committee and on the board of the Education Committee.
She has also served on the executive committee of the International Society of Atherosclerosis.
Prof Tokgözoğlu has founded and chaired the Istanbul Consortium Chapter of the American College of Cardiology in 2010 which is a consortium of 10 countries.
She was elected to be the European representative of the American College of Cardiology Assembly of International Governors Steering Committee in 2015.
. She was elected to the Science Academy in 2014.
Prof Tokgözoğlu has several publications and is on the Editorial Board for European Heart Journal, Atherosclerosis, Anatolian Journal of Cardiology and Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology.
Prof Tokgözoğlu has received the following awards:
- İstanbul Physicians Association 14 March Medicine and Science Award 2019
- Paul Dudley White Science Team Award: AHA, 2017
Young Investigator Award of Turkish Society of Cardiology: 1994.
- Pfizer Cardiology Research Award 1999
- Prof. Dr. Şeref Zileli Award 1987.
- Sandoz Science Award 1989.
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