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EGPRN Member

Mehmet Ungan

Ankara University School of Medicine Ibn-I Sina Hospital, Family Medicine, Turkey

Academic Background
PhD or equivalent
Qualification
General Practitioner/Family Doctor
Short Bio
Professor Dr Mehmet Ungan ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6078-2177 Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine e-mail- department: ungan@ankara.edu.tr e-mail-personal: mehmetungan@gmail.com Prof Ungan is the Past President of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians in Europe. He is a Professor at Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. He is the Past Chair of the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN). Graduate of Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine 1987. Postgraduate specialization and thesis is in Family Medicine 1993. He has been a founder and President of the Turkish Association of Family Physicians. Certified in the Trainers’ Course in University of Exeter Postgraduate Medical School, UK (1993), worked in Essen/Germany in internal medicine clinics. In 2002, became an Associate Professor in Family Medicine. He served as Deputy Medical Director of the METU University Medical Center for 18 years, and several times advisor of the Ministry on FM/GP. He is on the editorial boards of some indexed PC journals He was involved in organizing the WONCA Europe and its network Conferences in Turkey in 2003, 2008, and 2015. Founder of family practice in Ankara since 1999 and in Istanbul since 2013. He had training in TB in Global TB Institute, Newark, in Bangkok, and also in Atlanta held by CDC DGMQ. He is a board member of IPPA, European CDC, an observer in the European Medicine Agency. His research is in the field of Primary Care, Migrant Health, Mental Health (Burn-out), Patient Consultation, Clinical Medicine, Education, Prevention, International projects related to AIDS, Osteoporosis, European Research Agenda. Has more than 120 published papers, chapters in books. He is currently a mentor of 3 theses besides being a jury member for Professor title in Turkey and also in other countries in Europe but not only restricted in it.

Published Abstracts 9

Rate of reported Gonorrhea and Syphilis cases among migrants

Mehmet Ungan, Aysegul Comert Okutucu, Handan Ungan, Burak Usgurlu

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Mental Health Condition of Refugees in Turkey

Mehmet Ungan, Aysegul Comert Okutucu, Handan Ungan, Burak Usgurlu

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Refugees and Stroke

Aysegul Comert Okutucu, Tuğrul Bıyıklıoğlu, Baki Derhem, Mehmet Ungan, Burak Usgurlu

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Multinational collaborative study of diversity in General Practice/Family Medicine training across Europe

Ana Luisa Neves, Raluca Zoitanu, Claire Marie Thomas, Veronika Rasic, Mehmet Ungan, Radost Assenova

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Do Patient Oriented General Practitioners / Family Doctors (GPs/FDs) with Internal Locus of Control have Lower Level of Burnout in Management of Multimorbidity?

Radost Assenova, Gergana Foreva, Nonka Mateva Mateva, Jean Karl Soler, Jean Yves Le Reste, Mehmet Ungan

Presented on 11/05/2019 at the 88th EGPRN Meeting.

A new data collection project for studies of the process of diagnosis in primary care: collecting data on reasons for encounter and diagnoses in episodes of care in Europe.

Jean Karl Soler, Thomas Frese, Brendan Delaney, Christos Lionis, Dimitris Kounalakis, Mehmet Ungan, Heidrun Lingner, Nicola Buono

Presented on 01/05/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

Multinational collaborative study on how to adapt the FM&GP Training to Exponential Age

Claire Marie Thomas, Berk Geroglu, Ana Luisa Neves, Raluca Zoitanu, Veronika Rasic, Radost Assenova, Mehmet Ungan

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

General Practice/Family Medicine training across Europe: Exploring differences and similarities to inform the development of standardised curricula

Ana Luisa Neves, Radost Assenova, Raluca Zoitanu, Vanja Lazic, Sophia Eilat-Tsanani, Gaetano Lops, Veronika Rasic, Claire Marie Thomas, Mehmet Ungan

Presented on 11/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Benefits and Challenges of Using Virtual Primary Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Key Lessons to a Framework for Implementation

Edmond Li, Rosy Tsopra, Geronimo Larrain Gimenez, Alice Serafini, Gustavo Gusso, Heidrun Lingner, Maria Jose Fernandez, Greg Irving, Davorina Petek, Robert Hoffmann, Vanja Lazic, Memarian Ensieh, Tuomas Koskela, Claire Collins, Sandra Milena Espitia, Ana Clavería, Katarzyna Nessler, Braden Gregory O’neill, Kyle Hoedebecke, Mehmet Ungan, Liliana Laranjo, Saira Ghafur, Gianluca Fontana, Azeem Majeed, Josip Car, Ara Darzi, Ana Luisa Neves

Presented on 16/10/2021 at the 93rd EGPRN Meeting.

Interests

Methodology
Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Clinical Trials, Surveys