She is one of the founder members and currently the general secretary of the Academic Geriatrics Society.
She is a member of the European Academy for Medicine of Ageing ( EAMA) and gained the diploma of EAMA.
She is the council member of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN).
She is the director of the Clinical Nutrition Team of Hacettepe University, Adult Hospital.
She is one of the editorial board members of European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology (EJGG) and The Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences.
She is especially interested in malnutrition, sarcopenia and frailty and has published over 95 publications in various international journals indexed by SCI/SCI-Exp.