Afet Arkut

Cyprus International University

Afet Arkut Özyapici received a BSc and PhD in Biology from Cukurova University, Turkey, in 2009 and 2013, respectively. During her postgraduate studies, she attended Anhalt University, Germany, for six months as an international exchange student (Erasmus) in 2010–2011. In 2013, she began working as a doctor in the Health Sciences Faculty at Cyprus International University. In March 2014, she became an assistant professor. Dr. Özyapici has been working as head of the Department of Social Work and vice dean of the Health Sciences Faculty at Cyprus International University since 2016 and 2017, respectively. Her teaching and research interests include microbiology, bacteriology, microbial ecology, hospital infection, hygiene, and sanitation.