Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, Ankara, Turkey
Chairperson of the subdivision of Social Pediatrics
Figen Sahin Dagli has worked as a full-time Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Gazi University since August 2017. She has also directed Gazi University’s Child Protection Center, the first multidisciplinary hospital-based unit in Turkey. She has facilitated the formation of such teams in many other university hospitals in the nation. She has served as the president of Turkish Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (TSPCAN) from 2005-2010 and is still working actively on the board as vice president. She was the co-chair of the Organizing Committee of the 19th ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect held in Istanbul. She still works as a consultant and trainer on various projects related to the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Turkey. She lectures about child abuse in the medical school as well as in other faculties such as nursing, social work, and child development. She has been an ISPCAN member since 2000 and joined the ISPCAN Executive Council in 2014, where she is the chair of the Training and Education Committee.