Dr. Aygul Kıssal hold a MSc and PhD from Dokuz Eylül University of Nursing School, Public Health Nursing Department in Izmir/Turkey, 2006-2012. She is Associate Professor in Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Health Science, Nursing Department, Turkey from 2014. She has a member of the board of directors in Gaziosmanpasa University Faculty of Health Science from 2014. Before moving back to Tokat in 1997-2000 she worked thoracic and cardiovascular surgery intensive care unit nursing in Hospital of Cumhuriyet University Medical Faculty, Sivas/Turkey. She has published more 15 peer reviewed articles. Dr Kıssal’s professional interests are focus on development of community health, complementary health approaches, cancer screening (breast, cervical and prostate) behaviours, health beliefs, health promotion for women and elderly and nursing education. She was joined in many national professional and scientific activities. She is a member of Turkish Nurses Association, Nursing Research and Development Association, Nursing Education Association, Oncology Nursing Association, Geriatric Nursing Association in Turkey.
Health behavior, Health promotion, Cancer prevention and control, older adults, Women’s health, Community health.