Profile of:

Yesim Kirazli

CURRICULUM VITAE (CV) A. IDENTITY INFORMATION Name and Surname : Yeşim Kirazlı Place of Birth : Manisa Date of Birth : 26.05.1960 Foreign Language ( Level) : English (very good), French (good) Area of Specialization : Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation International Academic Experience : Leeds University Medical Faculty , Rheumatism and Rehabilitation Center, Guest Research Assistant (1993) Bordeaux University Medical Faculty, Neurological Rehabilitation Center, Guest Research Assistant (1993) B. ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBERS Home : +90- 232-3427979 Hospital : +90- 232- 3902451 Mobile : +90- 536- 5685534 e-mail Address :, yeş Fax : +90- 232-3881953 C.ACADEMIC TITLE (University, Faculty and Date) Faculty : Ege University Medical Faculty, 01.07.1984 Doctorate : Ege University Medical Faculty, 18.10.1991 Associate Professor : Ege University Medical Faculty, 22.10.1993 Professor : Ege University Medical Faculty, 08.03.1999 Current position : Ege University Medical Faculty, Head of PMR department, and Head of Internal Medicine D.ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE 2016- Head of PMR department and also and Head of Internal Medicine 2012- 2017 Head of the Ege University- Disabled Children Rehabilitation Center 2012- 2016 Vice Rector- Ege University 2013- 2016 Head of the Ege University Scientific Research Projects Committee 2015-2016 Head of the Ege University Academic Incentive Comission 2013-2016 Ege University Technology Transfer Office- Member of Board of Directors 2014- 2015 Dean of the Ege University Medical Faculty 2013 Dean of the Faculty Of Nursing 2011-2014 Head of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Medical Faculty 2008-2011 Vice Dean of Ege University Medical Faculty 2002-2008 Vice Chairman of the Ege University Hospital Ethical Committee In addition to these, I was also the Head of the Ege University Radiation Safety Committee, Committee of Assessment of Academic Awards , Committee of Ege University Museums, Committee of 60th Year Celebration Activities for certain periods of time. E.PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION – NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SOCIETIES 2016- 2019 President of the Turkish Osteoporosis Society 2007-2013 International Osteoporosis Foundation – Representative on behalf of Turkish Society 2007-2010 Member of Executive Committee of the Turkish Osteoporosis Society 2009-2017 Director of the Board Examination- Board of Turkish Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009- Member of the Executive Committee of PMR Board 2001-2009 Member of the Acreditation Committee of the Board of Turkish Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001 Founder member of the Board of Turkish Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1995- Member of ASAS (Assessment in Ankylosing Spondylitis)-International Society My academic interests includes osteoporosis, spasticity, stroke, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Being a member of ASAS(Assessment in Ankylosing Spondylitis), I was involved in performing the classification criteria for axial and also peripheral spondyloartropathies. We are one of the first centers in Turkey to perform the botulinum toxin injections for spasticity. Therefore, we published the first international study on botulinum toxin injections in spasticity (Comparison of phenol block and botulinus toxin type A in the treatment of spastic foot after stroke: a randomized, double-blind trial. Randomized controlled trial Kirazli Y, et al. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1998) . I was also one of the authors for European consensus table on the use of botulinum toxin type A in adult spasticity.Wissel J, et al. J Rehabil Med. 2009 I was involved in many Phase 2, Phase 3 and Phase 4 studies on osteoporosis as principal investigator and also became the national coordinator for some multi-center international studies. The PEARL study was one of the Phase 3 studies for lasofoxifene and our center became one of the mega centers in the world including 105 patients to the study and keeping them in the study for five years. I am a certificated educator for Good Clinical Practice Program. Therefore, I was involved in the organization of many Certified Education programs as a speaker and a organizator.

Full name: Yesim Kirazli

Current country: Turkey

Membership level: Associate

Type of membership: Member

Number of publications: 3

Sleep Quality in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis (2023)

Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures in Turkish Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Retrospective Cross-sectional Study (2023)

Osteoporosis: An Underdiagnosed Problem in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Kirazlı Y, Cinar E (2022)