Gizem graduated from the Marmara University, Faculty of Pharmacy in İstanbul, Turkey. After graduation, Gizem studied for a Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Toxicology at the Marmara University, Faculty of Pharmacy in İstanbul, Turkey.
During her master, she started to work in a pharmaceutical company in Pharmacovigilance department where she focused on the safety of drugs and she worked for different pharmaceutical companies for 6 years.
All those experiences about safety of the products, she became more and more interested in topics that can influence the health of the patients directly. She worked for heart failure treatment as a Scientific Project Specialist for a year by facilitating the exchange of scientific and medical knowledge between company and community.
Gizem thinks that being a part of the Angels Initiative team is a privilege and she believes that her role as an Angels Consultant will improve the stroke patients’ lives by optimising stroke care in Turkey.