Hale Yapıcı Eser M.D.


Hale Yapıcı Eser , M.D., P.H.D. was born in 1984 in İstanbul. She graduated from Ankara Atatürk Anatolian High School in 2002 and Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 2008. She completed her residency training in Gazi University Faculty of Medicine Department of Psychiatry between 2008 and 2013. She conducted research on psychiatric genetics at the Institute of Biological Psychiatry at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and at psychotic disorders division and center for depression, anxiety and stress research at Harvard University McLean Hospital for short terms. In addition to these, she gained her P.H.D. degree on neuroscience from Hacettepe University by completing the MD-PHD program between 2006 and 2013. She worked as a psychiatrist at Çankırı State Hospital between July 2013 and September 2015 because of government mandatory service. She is currently working as a psychiatrist at Koç University Hospital and she is also a faculty member of Koç University School of Medicine since October 2015. Her main interests are stress-related disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders, psychiatric disorders accompanying a neurological disorder as Parkinson's disease and psychiatric disorders accompanying obesity and endocrine diseases and cognitive behavioral therapy. She carries out research on the neurobiology and phenomenology of psychiatric disorders.