Serhat Unal

Serhat Unal is Professor of Medicine and previous Dean of the Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. Prof. Unal has held various leadership positions including chair of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) European Study Group of Nosocomial Infections, Director of the Hacettepe University AIDS Treatment and Research Center, Ankara AIDS Prevention Society, Ankara Microbiology Society, and the Turkish Society of Internal Medicine. His research interests have been drug-resistant pathogens including methicillin-resistant staphylococci, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, penicillin-resistant pneumococci, adult vaccination, health care associated infections and HIV infection, and he has published over 200 papers in these fields. He is currently Secretary General for ISAC.