Sibel Dogan Professor, Hospice and Palliative Care Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey
Sibel Dogan is an academician in the Istanbul Medipol University. She is the head of the Elderly Care Program, the coordinator of palliative care courses and consultant of the palliative care workshop in the university. She has academic experience for 14 years. After her masters degree in psychiatric nursing, her doctorate work focused on psycho-oncology. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2012. She currently provides psychosocial support services for adult cancer patients and their families in the oncology departmant. She has participated in many studies about hospices in USA, Canada and European Countries. She teaches in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs related to palliative care and end of life problems, health psychology, geriatric psychiatry, mental health, psychiatric nursing, interpersonal communication and psycho-oncology. Dr. Dogan is currently member of the Ethical Committee in the Istanbul Medipol University.