Ersi Abaci Kalfoğlu
Prof. Ersi Abacı Kalfoğlu got her PhD in forensic sciences, following a graduate degree in medical biochemistry. She taught at the Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Istanbul University, and was the primary investigator of the Forensic Haemogenetics Department for 20 years. Prof. Kalfoğlu has spent the last years of her career specializing in sexual abuse and its consequences. She is the author of numerous articles on the subject, published in English and Turkish Scientific Journals. Being aware of the difficulties that sexual assault victims and survivors are facing, she founded a centre for sexual assault victims in Turkey, which now operates in Istanbul, under Yeni Yüzyil University where she is the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.