Pınar Erkekoglu graduated from TED Ankara College, Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy (BS) and Anadolu University Public Relations School (BS). She is working as an associate professor in Hacettepe University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Toxicology. She completed a part of her PhD studies on phthalates and oxidative stress in Grenoble, France, in Universite Joseph Fourier and CEA/INAC/LAN after receiving full scholarship from both the European Union Erasmus Scholarship Program and from Commissariat à l\'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA). She received her PhD degree in 2009. She worked as a post-doc visiting associate in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Biological Engineering Department during 2011–2012. She gave lectures as invited speaker in many congresses. Her main interests are the reproductive disorders, endocrine diseases, and oxidative stress induced by endocrine disrupting chemicals, particularly by phthalates, the protective role of selenium against oxidative stress, and the toxic effects of aromatic amines. Pınar Erkekoglu has published more than 100 papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals. She is a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) since 2014.