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Speaker - Lale Tokgözoğlu
Lale
Tokgözoğlu
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Lale Tokgözoğlu is professor of cardiology at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. She is a past president of the European Atherosclerosis Society and deputy editor of the European Heart Journal. She chaired the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology between 2008 and 2010. Prof. Tokgözoğlu was the first female president of the Turkish Society of Cardiology, where she developed heart health policies and strategies and chaired the Dyslipidaemia Working Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology. She has contributed to several guidelines and consensus papers on dyslipidaemia and preventive cardiology. Prof. Tokgözoğlu was a member of the steering committee of the EUROASPIRE III-V studies. She has also served on the board of the Prevention Association as well as different committees of the European Society of Cardiology, including the Fellowship and Training Committee, the Education Committee and the Research and Grants Committee. She is a member of the Science Academy and a founding member of the Atherosclerosis Research and Education Society in Turkey. She is also a founding member of the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases in Hacettepe University. Additionally, she serves on the Scientific and Research Council of Turkey Working Group on women researchers.