Sevket Ruacan

Koc University Medical School

Dr. Sevket Ruacan is the founding Dean of the medical school at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey, established is 2009. Dr. Ruacan graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. He received postgraduate training in biochemistry and pathology at University of Pennsylvania and New York University. He served as the Dean of Medical School and Director of Institute of Oncology at Hacettepe University and as member of Higher Education Council and Executive Board member of Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey. More recently he was on the Executive Board of Interacademy Medical Panel and Association of Asian Science Academies. His main areas of interest include cancer, research and publication ethics and medical education. 

Dr. Ruacan also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors.