Melda Özdamar


Melda Özdamar

She has been working as a clinical microbiologist at Anadolu Medical Center since 2004.

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  • Contact information
    Call Center 44 44 276 44 44 276
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  • Biography

    After graduating from Akdeniz University Medical School in 1997, Melda Özdamar, MD, was entitled to receive specialty training at Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Department in 2000. In November, 2004 she became a specialist in microbiology and clinical microbiology.  Committed to working with a focus on patient safety and learning new practices and techniques in her field of specialty, Özdamar, MD, is also married and has two kids. 

    Özdamar, MD, who started to work at Anadolu Medical Center in 2004, took active part in the establishment of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and Transfusion Center.  Özdamar, MD, who has been serving as clinical microbiology specialist since 2004, is serving as the director in charge of the Transfusion Center. 

  • Education


    Akdeniz University Medical School, Antalya 1997 

    Specialty education 

    Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Department, Istanbul 2004 

  • Institutional Memberships

    Society of Clinical Microbiology (KLIMUD)
    American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
    Eurpopean Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
    Turkish Society of Blood Centers and Transfusion Society (TKMTD)
    European Society of Clinical Virology (ESCV)
    Turkish Microbiology Association (TMC) 
    Fight Against Infectious Diseases Society 

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11 SCI international publications
3 National publications
17 international, 26 national posters
1 book chapter translation CMHB guide  

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Course Participation

Ministry of Health Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking Certification, November, December 2012
First International Symposium on Enterobacteriaceae Carbapenemases producing Clinical Management by Patrice Nordmann, Paris. March 2012
Green Belt Training Certification, Novaces-ASM August 2010
V. National Blood Centers and Transfusion Medicine Course, Antalya December 2008
“Real-Time PCR for the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory” course, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA September 2005

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