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Assoc. Prof. Nilay ERCAN SAHIN

Faculty (Public Health Nursing)

E.mail: nilay.sahin@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: +09312 305 15 80 / 186



She was born in 1984 in Ankara. She graduated from Ankara Gazi Anatolian High School in 2002 and Hacettepe University Nursing High School in 2007. She started her post graduate education at Institute of Health Sciences Public Health Nursing Department at the same year. She received her master’s degree in 2010 and PhD degree in 2015. She worked as an endoscopy nurse, a service nurse, an intensive care nurse and finally a supervisor nurse at Ankara Dr. Nafiz Körez Sincan State Hospital between 2007 and 2013 years. She worked as a research assistant at the H.U. Faculty of Nursing Public Health Nursing Department between May 2013-July 2019. She is working as an assistant professor at the H.U. Faculty of Nursing Public Health Nursing Department since July 2019.

Selected Publications:

  • Ercan-Şahin N, Aslan F, Emiroglu ON. Health status, health behaviours and healthcare access of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations in Turkey. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 2020; 34(1): 239-246.
  • Üzar‐Özçetin YS,  Ercan‐Şahin N. Descriptive phenomenological study on ego‐integrity among older people in nursing homes. Nursing & Health Sciences. 2020; 22(2):472-479.
  • Ercan-Şahin N, Jablonski RA. Psychometric properties of the Oral Health Assessment Tool Turkish Version. Cukurova Medical Journal. 2019; 44: 513-520.
  • Aslan F, Ercan-Şahin N, Emiroğlu ON. Turkish nurse educators knowledge regarding LGBT health and their level of homophobia: A descriptive–cross sectional study. Nurse Education Today. 2019; 76: 216-221.
  • Ercan-Şahin N, & Emiroglu ON. Quality of life of nursing home residents before and after reminiscence therapy, Educational Gerontology. 2018; 44(2-3): 99-107.