Lale Tokgözoğlu

Ankara, Turkey

S. Lale Tokgözoğlu, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.E.S.C. was born in 1959 in Ankara, Turkey. She graduated from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1982 on the honor roll. After finishing the Internal Medicine Residency program in the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine on 1988, she completed a fellowship program on Cardiology and Atherosclerosis at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Tokgözoğlu returned to the Hacettepe University in 1991 to become Associate Professor of Cardiology, and later Professor of Cardiology in 1998.

Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served on the Executive Committee of the European Society of Atherosclerosis as member between 2003 and 2005 ,as Secretary between 2005-2009 and as Vice President of the European Atherosclerosis Society between 2009-2013. She is currently President-elect of the European Atherosclerosis Society. She was the President of the 77th European Atherosclerosis Society meeting in İstanbul.

She also served as the President of the ‘Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology’ between 2008 and 2010.  She has served for 2 years on board of the European Society of Cardiology Fellowship and Training Committee and for 2 years on the board of the Education Committee. She has also served first as Member-at-Large (Europe) of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Atherosclerosis, then as President of the European Federation of the International Atherosclerosis Society followed by the post of  Secretary of the International Society of Atherosclerosis. She is still serving on their executive committee.

Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served on the Board of the Prevention Association of the European Society of Cardiology since 2011. She will be the chair of the Europrevent Congress in 2016 in İstanbul. Prof Tokgözoğlu has founded and chaired the Istanbul Consortium Chapter of the American College of Cardiology in 2010 which is a consortium of 16 countries. She was elected to be the European representative of the American College of Cardiology Assembly of International Governors Steering Committee in 2015.

She has been serving on the Scientific Program Committee of European Society of Cardiology since 1995. She has been a member of the young investigator award committees of the International Atherosclerosis Society in Stockholm 2000,  European Atherosclerosis Society in Prague in 2005 and European Society of Cardiology in 2009, 2010 and 2015. Prof. Tokgözoğlu is currently a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology.

Prof. Tokgözoğlu has been elected to the ‘Science Academy in Turkey’ in 2014. Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served as the Secretary of the Lipid Working Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 1994 and 1996, as President of the Lipid Working Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 1998 and 2000. She has been on the Executive Committee of the Turkish Society of Cardiology for 6 years between 2000 and 2006 and  as  Vice President between 2008 and 2010 and is currently the President of the Turkish Society of Cardiology.  

She has chaired the ‘Research Committee of the Turkish Society of Cardiology’ for 4 years. She is the founding member of the Atherosclerosis Research and Education Society in Turkey. Prof  Tokgözoğlu is one of the authors of the ‘National Heart Health Policy’ for Turkey.

Prof Tokgözoğlu initiated the academic collaboration between Cornell-Weill Medical College and Hacettepe Universities in 2013 and is the Coordinator for the Cornell-Weill Medical College affairs in Hacettepe University.

Prof Tokgözoğlu has more than 200 publications, has authored 3 books and several book chapters. Prof. Tokgözoğlu is on the Editorial Board for European Heart Journal, Atherosclerosis, Anatolian Journal of Cardiology and Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology.  She has won the “Prof. Dr. Şeref Zileli “Resident of the Year” Award in 1987; the Sandoz Scientific Award in 1989 and the “Young Investigator Award” of the Turkish Society of Cardiology in 1994 and second runner up in the Pfizer Cardiology Scientific Award in 1999.

Prof Tokgözoğlu works and publishes on atherosclerotic vascular disease, clinical lipidology, imaging ,hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.

 

 


Mon 30 Nov

Case and panel discussion


Mon 30 Nov

On the panel:

1:2. EAS/ESC guidelines in practice; Case presentations and discussion of treatment in relation to the new guidelines


Mon 30 Nov

Combination therapy a better way to treat?

CVD prevention strategies


Mon 30 Nov

Conclusion: Translating science for the benefit of patients

Research into practice: protecting post-ACS patients in 2017


Mon 30 Nov

Roundtable and Q&A

Research into practice: protecting post-ACS patients in 2017


Mon 30 Nov

Introduction

Research into practice: protecting post-ACS patients in 2017