Assistant Professor Dr. Rüştü TAŞTAN, DVM PhD
Assist. Prof. Dr. Rüştü Taştan graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. Afterwards, he completed his doctorate in the Department of Microbiology at Ankara University Institute of Health Sciences in March 1995 and became a Doctor of Veterinary Microbiology. He worked as a researcher veterinarian in the Veterinary Control and Research Institutes of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and other research institutions between 1992-2001. He resigned from his duty at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs at his own request, and started to work as Assist. Prof. Dr. at Kocaeli University Kocaeli Health Services Vocational School in July 2001. He still continues his education and research duties in this department.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Rüştü Taştan's research interests include Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Public Health, zoonotic pathogens and epidemics ecology, and epidemiology. In recent years (since 2005), he has been working on Globalization and Infections, effects of Global Infectious Diseases on health, Relationship between climate change and infections, Climate change and Vector-borne Diseases, Climate change and Urban zoonoses, Emerging Zoonotic Diseases and Veterinary Public Health, Biodiversity loss and works on Pathogens, Zoonotic Pandemics and One Health Education in Health Professions with the One Health approach. In order to make a difference in Health Professions Education, draw attention to 21st century health threats and increase social awareness, 2 new courses have been developed in the last ten years by Rüştü Taştan. One is the "Global Infectious Diseases" course, which has been taught at the two-year degree level for 12 years at Kocaeli University Kocaeli Health Services Vocational School, and the "One Health and Biosecurity" at undergraduate course, which has been taught to students from various faculties for 6 years.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Rüştü Taştan's research and current articles can be accessed from the links below.
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- Office Phone
- +90 262 303 7841
- Fax Phone
- +90 262 303 7843
- 1. Kat Oda No: 102
- Kocaeli Üniversitesi Kocaeli Sağlık Hizmetleri Meslek Yüksekokulu, 41001 Umuttepe/İzmit-KOCAELİ