Istanbul University, Turkey
Professor Abdulbari Bener is Professor of Public Health at the Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University and Professor of Public Health at the Istanbul Medipol University International School of Medicine. He was Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Health at the Weill Cornell Medical College for a period January 2006- August 2014. Professor Bener was Asst. Medical Director and Head of the Medical Statistics & Epidemiology Department at Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar during August 2002- July 2014. Add to this, He is advisor to World Health Organization and Adjunct Professor & Coordinator for the postgraduate and master public health programs (MPH) of the School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester. He is Fellow of Royal Statistical Society (FRSS) and Fellow of Faculty of Public Health (FFPH). He holds a Ph.D. degree in Medical Statistics (Biometry) and Genetics from the University College of London (UCL), and a B.Sc. degree from Ankara University. He completed research fellowships in the Departments of Genetics & Biometry and Statistics & Computer Sciences at the UCL. He has held academic positions in public health, epidemiology, and statistics at universities in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and England. He has been an author or coauthor of more than 550 published journal articles. He is acting as an Editor, Associate Editor, Advisor Editor and Asst. Editor for over 20 Journals and Referee for over 60 Journals. He has contributed to more than 20 book chapters and supervised theses of 50 postgraduate students (MSc, MPH, MPhil and PhD).