Turkish professor assumes important position in Europe
A staff member of the Cardiovascular Surgery Department at the Medical Faculty of Turkey's Dokuz Eylul University (DEU) in the western province of Izmir, Prof. Dr. Oztekin Oto, was elected the President of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (ESCVS).
In a press conference held in Izmir on Friday, Dr. Oto said that the 61st annual congress of the ESCVS was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia on April 25.
I was elected the president of the ESCVS at the election held at the annual congress, Dr. Oto said.
I am honored to be the first Turkish doctor to head the ESCVS, Dr. Oto also said.