Mersin University School of Medicine
Umit Tursen was born in Turkey. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Medicine as Medical Doctor. He completed the residency period of Dermatology in Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, and Department of Dermatology between 1995-1999. He has been working in Mersin University, School of Medicine, and Department of Dermatology since 2000. He is the Professor of Mersin University, School of Medicine, and Dermatology Department. He has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals, also books and serving as an editorial board member of repute. He won Behcet’s disease research award of “The scientific and technical research council of Turkey (TUBITAK)” in 1999. He is married and he has 2 children.