Z. Gülsen Öner started as an M-CERSI International Visiting Scientist for the 2017 calendar year. She is employed at the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TMMDA) and is on leave in 2017 at the University of Maryland to research regulatory science communications, as well as regulatory policy and economic impact. Her Visiting Scientist position is supported by TMMDA.
Gulsen’s responsibilities at TMMDA are in the EU and Legislation Coordination Unit, focusing on assessment and coordination of TMMDA policy and compliance/alignment with the EU. She has an M.S. in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomy, as well as an M.S. in Pharmaceutical Technology, both from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.