Turkey

Ankylosing spondylitis society in Turkey:

Ankilozan Spondilit Hasta Derneği (ASHAD) 
founded in 2003

 

PK: 90   Bornova 
35040 Izmir, Turkey 
Tel  (+90-533) 512 1548 
Fax (+90-232) 375 5044 
Internet home page: www.ashad.org 
eMail: ashad2003@gmail.com 
 
Baskan (President):

Doç. Dr. Tuncay Duruöz
Marmara University, Medical School, PM&R Department, Turkey
Asif Executive Committee Member 
Turkish League Against Rheumatism (TLAR) Executive Committee Member
ASAS, GRAPPA and ACR Member

Kurucu Üye (Board members):

Prof. Dr. Bülent Bütün(Antalya)
Prof. Dr. Hasim Çakirbay(Ankara)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Yasemin Turan(Aydin)
Mr. Erdem Gürtepe (Istanbul)
Mr. Nuri Gencer (Izmir)
Mr. Ibrahim Akdogan (Manisa)
Mr. Güven Albayrak(Istanbul)
Mr. Ismail Ayna (Istanbul)

International contacts

 

Medical advisors

Prof. Dr. Tuncay DURUÖZ, Marmara University, Medical School, PM&R Department, Turkey
phone: +90-533-512 1548;  duruoz@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Haşim Çakirbay, Fatih University Medical School, PM&R Deparment,
Ankara, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Bülent Bütün, Akdeniz University Medical School, PM&R Department, Rheumatology Division, Antalya, Turkey.

Prof. Dr. Salih Özgöçmen, Erciyes University Medical School, PM&R Department, Rheumatology Division, Kayseri, Turkey.

Membership  
1. Jan. 2013
92 members, 84 of them with ankylosing spondylitis
Local branches Ankara and Antalya (will be founded in 3 months)
Medical advisor Prof. Dr. Hasim ÇAKIRBAY, Fatih University Medical School, PM&R Deparment, Ankara, Turkey
 
Newsletter We are planning to publish online newsletter (4 issues per year) on our website (www.ashad.org) in 2012
Publications
Most important events
in past and coming year:
  • In 2011: ASHAD hosted 10th ASIF Council Meeting (www.asif2011.org)
  • In 2012: Euroasia AS meeting in Istanbul, on March 2012
  • In 2012: National AS Meeting in Izmir
  • ASHAD participate ASLEEP project.
  • ASHAD support «Which bed for which AS patient ?» project.
  • ASHAD support «what is important for AS patient ?» project
Membership fee 6 YTL (about 3€) per year