Prof. Dr Nihal Doğan is the leading academic in the Field of Parasitology at the Department of Microbiology at the Faculty of Medicine of Eskişehir Osmangazi University since 1993. She was granted a professorship in 2008 and has expertise in parasitology and epidemiology of parasitic diseases. She took part as an executive academic on 6 projects hydatid cysts, toxoplasma, leishmania, parasitic diseases transmitted by water and intestinal parasites. Her research is published in more than 40 national and international journals and she took part as a keynote speaker and as abstract and poster presenter in more than international and national congresses and conferences. She wrote numerous book chapters on infectious diseases, clinical parasitology, clinical microbiology and medical microbiology laboratory applications and manuals. She concluded her Master and PhD Thesis at Eskişehir Anadolu University and Eskişehir Osmangazi University Medical Faculty and focused on the field of diagnosis and seroepidemiology of Toxoplasmosis. She visited the University of Virginia Department of Parasitology as a visiting researcher in 2003 for 3 months and worked on the diagnosis of Entamoeba histolytica and Universidad De Chile Faculty of Medicine as an observer researcher in 2016 for 1 month and worked on Trypanosomes. Her research interests include medical ethics, seroepidemiological survey; intestinal, blood, tissue and ocular parasites, vector-borne diseases, zoonotic parasites.