Ozge Karadag Caman

Visiting Scholar

Ozge Karadag Caman

Dr. Karadag Caman graduated from Istanbul American Robert College, earned her medical degree at Istanbul University, and her MSc and PhD Degrees in Public Health at Hacettepe University in Turkey. She is an assistant professor at Hacettepe University, Institute of Public Health, and she continues her studies in health promotion by distance learning at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Karadag Caman has worked as a consultant for UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNHCR, IOM, WHO, EU and the World Bank as well as for ministries, universities, and civil society organizations in different national and international projects for more than 15 years. She has experience working in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams to conduct research, develop public health policies and programs for different vulnerable/disadvantaged groups, such as young people, people living with HIV, sexual minorities, refugee/migrant populations and persons with mental or physical disabilities.

Her main research interests are vulnerable/ disadvantaged populations and their access to health care, health disparities, health promotion, health education, health and sustainable development, community participation and empowerment, HIV/AIDS, stigma and discrimination, community mental health, as well as migrant health.