Fulya Akin is associate professor of Internal Medicine and Head of Endocrinology Department at Pamukkale University. She received her medical degree from Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty of Istanbul University where she also completed fellowship training in endocrinology. She has completed internal medicine training in the Istanbul Haydarpaşa Numune State Hospital. Since 2005, Dr. Akin has been working as a lecturer in department of endocrinology and Metabolism at Pamukkale University. Her research topics are sex hormone binding globulin, insulin resistance, genetic polymorphism, acromegaly, subclinical thyroid disease. Dr. Akin is a member of the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey (SEMT). She has authored more than 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals in PubMed and has had some presentations in several prestigious meetings.