Ebru Ergenekon MD was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1963 and obtained her medical degree in Ankara University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency in Ankara University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics in 1992. Between years 1992-1995 she had Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship training in Penn-State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center  PA, USA.  After her return to Turkey in 1995 she worked in Bayındır Medical Center NICU until 1997 after which she started working in Gazi University Hospital Division of Newborn Medicine. She got her associate professor degree in 2000 and her professor degree in 2006 both in Gazi University where she is still working.She is particularly interested in training  pediatricians and neonatologists for ‘Neonatal Resuscitation Program’ and has been educator or director in more than 20 NRP courses.  NRP courses run throughout the country by a large group of educators  have made great contribution to  decrease neonatal mortality in Turkey.Her scientific area of interest is neonatal hemodynamics particularly microcirculation , impact of transfusion on tissue oxygenation and near infrared spectroscopy. Currently she is the national coordinator of SafeBoosC III trial which is a multinational study investigating impact of cerebral oxygen monitoring on prevention of brain injury in preterm newborns.She is a member of European Pediatric Research Society (ESPR) and Turkish Neonatal Society (TNS).


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