General Information


Fatih Artvinli is an Associate Professor of History of Medicine and Ethics at Acibadem University in Istanbul. He graduated from Yusufeli Health Vocational High School (Department of Public Health) and received a B.A in Political Science and International Relations from Marmara University (2001), M.A in Political Science (2004) and Ph.D. in Modern Turkish History (2011) are from Yıldız Techical University. He received a Fogarty Fellowship from National Institute of Health and worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Boston Children’s Hospital (2015-16).

From 2001 to 2012 Fatih Artvinli, worked as a nurse and health officer at several medical institutions including Gebze-Tavşanlı Health Center, Beykoz Public Hospital, Zeynep Kamil Women and Children Hospital and during Ph.D dissertation he worked at Bakırköy Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery. His research interests lie at the intersection of the history of psychiatry, bioethics and politics. Besides a number of journal articles appeared in History of Psychiatry and History of Neurosciences he is the author of two books in Turkish: Osman Bölükbaşı: A Life Spent for a Mirage (Kitap Yayınevi, 2007), Madness, Politics and Society: Toptaşı Mental Asylum (1873-1927) (Boğaziçi University Press, 2013).

Institutional Information

School of Medicine
Department of Basic Sciences
History of Medicine and Ethics


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