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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Dentistry, Division Of Basic Medical Sciences, Oral Patoloji Anabilim Dalı
Research Areas: Health Sciences, Dentistry, Pathology, Clinical Sciences, Oral, Maxillofacial and Surgery, Oral Diseases, Natural Sciences

Names in Publications: Merva Soluk Tekkeşin, Merva Soluk, Tekkesin MS, Soluk M, Soluk Tekkesin M, Tekkesin Merva Soluk




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Merva Soluk Tekkesin  is a Professor of Oral Pathology at the University of Istanbul, Institute of Oncology since 2015. She completed her dental school training in 2003, residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology as well as her PhD was completed in Tumour Pathology at Istanbul University in 2010. Dr. Soluk Tekkesin was an overseas training fellow with GDC registration at King’s College London, Guy’s Hospital, and Department of Oral Pathology between November 2009 - April 2010. She was the first Tier 5 International Training Fellow in Dentistry to complete training in the United Kingdom. Dr. Soluk Tekkesin is a fellow of the Istanbul Dentistry Association, Turkish Pathology Society, Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies-Head and Neck Working Group, International Association of Oral Pathologists, British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. She served as European Councillor of International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists between 2014-2020. Now she is the first digital communication officer of IAOP until 2024. She has lots of high-quality publications and book chapters, including 4th and 5th edition of WHO classification of Head and Neck Tumors. Dr. Soluk Tekkesin was assigned a ‘Visiting Professor’ by Tehran University of Medical Sciences between 2018-2021. She was awarded with Turkish Academy of Science Outstanding Young Scientist Award in the field of medical sciences in 2019.


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