Ozge Karadag Caman



<p>Dr. Ozge Karadag Caman works as a public health researcher at the Center for Sustainable Development of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.&nbsp;She also holds an &quot;Associate Professor of Public Health&quot; title in Turkey with over 12 years of research and teaching experience in different higher education settings.</p> <p>Dr. Karadag Caman earned her medical degree at Istanbul University, and her MSc and PhD Degrees in Public Health at Hacettepe University in Turkey. She also holds a postgrad degree in health promotion from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.</p> <p>Dr. Karadag Caman has more than 15 years of experience working in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams to conduct research, develop public health policies and programs for different vulnerable/disadvantaged groups, such as young people, refugee/migrant populations, people living with HIV, and persons with mental or physical disabilities. She has worked as a consultant for UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNHCR, IOM, WHO, and EU as well as for different ministries and non-governmental organizations. Her main research interests are vulnerable/ disadvantaged populations and health inequalities, health promotion and education, migrant/refugee health, community mental health, stigma and discrimination, community participation and sustainable development.</p>