Prior to working at a major University of Health Sciences, Associate Prof. Ahmet Uçar received his degrees in pediatrics and then in pediatric Endocrinology with high honors at national exams. He has been actively working in the field of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes, and he has contributed to define the characteristics of pubertal variants, growth disorders, endocrine disorders in chronic diseases, pediatric diabetes and Turner Syndrome. Dr. Uçar has documented interest in almost all aspects of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Turkish Society of Pediatric Endocrinology. He actively participates in social activities involving refugee children and orphans at weekends.