T.C. MİNİSTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE S.B.Ü. DR.BEHÇET UZ CHİLDREN'S EDUCATİON AND RESEARCH HOSPİTAL
T.C. MİNİSTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE S.B.Ü. DR.BEHÇET UZ CHİLDREN'S EDUCATİON AND RESEARCH HOSPİTAL

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Özlem Bekem Soylu, M.D.

Updated: 30/01/2019

CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DATA

Name                                      : Ozlem Bekem Soylu

Gender                                  : Female

Date of birth                         : 1973

Nationality                             : Republic of Turkey

Address                                  : Izmir Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital, İsmet Kaptan Mah., Sezer Doğan Sokak, no: 11, 35220, Konak, Izmir, Turkey

 

UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING

Elemantary School               : Namık Kemal Elemantary School, Izmir, Turkey

(1979-1984)

High School                           : American Collegiate Institute, Izmir, Turkey

(1984-1991)

Medical School                     : Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

(1991-1997)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Pediatric Residency         : Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir,  Turkey          

(1998-2002)

Fellowship                       : Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Dokuz

(2003-2006)                        Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.

APPOINTMENTS

Present appointment      : Professor in Pediatrics, Specialist in Pediatric Gastroenterology,   

     Hepatology and Nutrition at Izmir Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital

PUBLICATIONS   

           

A- Original in peer reviewed papers

  1. Öztürk Y, Büyükgebiz B, Özer E, Arslan N, Bekem Ö ve Hızlı Ş, “Resolution of Helicobacter pylori associated granulomatous gastritis in a child after eradication therapy”, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 39, 286–287 (2004).
  2. Arslan N, Büyükgebiz B, Öztürk Y, Hızlı Ş, Bekem Ö, Sağol Ö ve Özer E, “Hepatoportal sclerosis in a child”, European Journal of Pediatrics, 163, 683–684 (2004).
  3. Öztürk Y, Arlı AÖ, Arslan N, Bekem Ö, Hızlı Ş ve Büyükgebiz B, “Influences of different therapy protocols for chronic hepatitis B infection in Turkish children on nutritional anthropometric data”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 22, 443–444 (2004).
  4. Öztürk Y, Özer E, Lebe B, Bekem Ö ve Büyükgebiz B. “Immunohistochemical evaluation of p53 expression and proliferative activity in children with Helicobacter pylori associated gastritis”, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 40, 467–470 (2005).
  5. Büyükgebiz B, Bekem Ö, Öztürk Y, Aydın A, Taşçı C, Arslan N ve Durak H, “Delayed gastric emptying in children with poor appetite”, Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica, 68, 230–232 (2005).
  6. Bekem Ö, Büyükgebiz B, Aydın A, Öztürk Y, Taşçı C, Arslan N ve Durak H, “Prokinetic agents in children with poor appetite”, Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica, 68, 416–418 (2005). 
  7. Hızlı Ş, Aksoy Ü, Arslan N, Usluca S, Bekem Ö, Yalçın G ve Öztürk Y, “Cryptosporidium parvum diarrhea in an infant with short bowel syndrome”, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 41, E5-E6 (2006).
  8. Öztürk Y, BekemSoylu Ö ve Arslan N, “Prevalence and clinical features of cystic fibrosis with pseudo-Bartter syndrome”, Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, 26, 155 (2006).
  9. Soylu A, Kasap B, Bekem Soylu Ö, Türkmen M ve Kavukçu S, “Does feeding in infancy effect the development of IgA nephropathy?”, Pediatric Nephrology, 22, 1040-1044 (2007).
  10. Ünlü G, Aras Ş, Eminağaoğlu N, Büyükgebiz B ve Bekem Ö, “Developmental characteristics of children aged 1-6 years with food refusal”, Public Health Nursing, 25, 2-9 (2008).
  11. Bekem Soylu Ö, Öztürk Y ve Özer E, “α-Defensin expression in the gastric tissue of children with Helicobacter pylori-associated chronic gastritis: an immunohistochemical study”, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 46, 474-477 (2008).
  12. Bekem Soylu Ö ve Öztürk Y, “Helicobacter pylori infection: effect on malnutrition and growth failure in dyspeptic children”, European Journal of Pediatrics, 167, 557-562 (2008).
  13. Türkmen M, Bekem Soylu Ö, Kasap B, Güneş S, Tüfekçi Ö, Soylu A, Erçal D ve Kavukçu S, “Growth in familial mediterranean fever: Effect of attack rate, genotype and colchicine treatment”, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 21, 789-792 (2008).
  14. Abacı A, Bekem Ö, Ünüvar T, Özer E, Böber E, Arslan N, Öztürk Y ve Büyükgebiz A, “Hepatic glycogenosis: a rare cause of hepatomegaly in Type 1 diabetes mellitus”, Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 22, 323-328 (2008).
  15. Bekem Soylu Ö, Ünalp A, Uran N, Dizdarer G, Oksel Özgönül F, Çönkü A, Ataman H ve Aydoğan Öztürk A, “Effect of nutritional support in children with spastic quadriplegia”, Pediatric Neurology, 39, 330-334 (2008). 
  16. Öztürk Y, Bekem Soylu Ö, Gürcü B, Ortaç R, Çakmakçı H ve Çoker A, “Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas as a cause of recurrent pancreatitis”, Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica, 71, 390-392 (2008).
  17. Öztürk Y, Bekem Soylu Ö ve Özer E, “Lymphocytic colitis in a child with non-responsive celiac disease”, Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica, 71, 393-395 (2008).   
  18. Bekem Soylu Ö, Ecevit Ç, Altınöz S, Öztürk AA, Temizkan AK, Maeda M ve Kasahara M, “Nephrocalcinosis in glucose-galactose malabsorption: nephrocalcinosis and proximal tubular dysfunction in a young infant with a novel mutation of SGLT1”, European Journal of Pediatrics, 167, 1395-1398 (2008).
  19. Soylu A, Demir BK, Türkmen M, Bekem Ö, Saygı M, Çakmakçı H ve Kavukçu S, “Predictors of renal scar in children with urinary infection and vesicoureteral reflux”, Pediatric Nephrology, 23, 2227-2232 (2008).
  20. Asilsoy S, Bekem Ö, Karaman Ö, Uzuner N ve Kavukçu S, “Serum total and free carnitine levels in children with asthma”, World Journal of Pediatrics, 5, 60-62 (2009).
  21. Bekem Soylu Ö, Targan Ş, Diniz G ve Ortaç R, “Nutritional status of children with chronic hepatitis B in a population with low socioeconomic status”, European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 21, 1252-1255 (2009).
  22. Yiş U, Öztürk Y, Şişman AR, Uysal S, Bekem Soylu Ö, Büyükgebiz B, “The relation of serum ghrelin, leptin and insulin levels to the growth patterns and feeding characteristics in breast fed versus formula fed infants”, TheTurkish Journal of Pediatrics, 52, 35-41 (2010).
  23. Öztürk Y, Berktaş S, Bekem Soylu Ö, Karademir S, Astarcıoğlu H, Arslan N, Astarcıoğlu İ, “Fulminant hepatic failure and serum phosphorus levels in children from the western part of Turkey”, Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, 21, 270-274 (2010). 
  24. Bekem Soylu Ö., “Clinical findings of functional and secondary constipation in children”, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 23, 353-356 (2013).
  25. Öztürk Y, Bekem Soylu Ö. “Fatty liver in childhood”, World J Hepatol, 27, 33-40 (2014).
  26. Diniz G, Tosun Yildirim H, Calkavur S, Ecevit C, Olukman O, Bekem Soylu Ö, Aktas S. “Can neonatalhepatitis be morefatal than biliaryatresia?”, Fetal and Pediatric Pathology, 34, 162-8 (2015). doi: 10.3109/15513815.2014.999393.
  27. Kansu A, Kuloğlu Z, Demir A, Yaman A; Turkish Celiac Study Group. “Yield of celiac screening in abdominal pain-associated functional gastrointestinal system disorders”, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51, 1066-70 (2015).
  28. Nacaroğlu HT, Saraç Sandal Ö, Bağ Ö, Bahçeci Erdem S, Bekem Soylu Ö, Diniz G, Öztürk A, Can D. “Association of celiac disease with idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis; Lane Hamilton syndrome”, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 25, 63-65 (2015).  
  29. Berksoy EA, Özkul T, Soylu ÖB. “Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in rhinovirus infection”, Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics, 22, 229-231 (2017).

 

B- Published abstracts

  1. Bekem O, Aydin A, Ozturk Y, Tasci C, Arslan N, Buyukgebiz B, Durak H. Gastrointestinal motility disorders and response to therapy with prokinetic agents in children with poor appetite. EANM’03 – Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, August 23-27, 2003, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    2nd World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, July, Paris, France, 2004

  2. Ozturk Y, Lebe B, Ozer E, Bekem O, Buyukgebiz B. Immunohistochemical evaluation of p53 expression and proliferative activity in children with Helicobacter pylori associated gastritis, 2nd World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, July, Paris, France, 2004
  3. Soylu A, Kasap B, Bekem Soylu O, Turkmen MA, Kavukcu S. Effect of early feeding practices in infancy on the development of IgA nephropathy. 2007 World Congress of Nephrology, April 21-25, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

    14th Congress of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, August 31-September 4, 2007, Budapest, Hungary

  4. Bekem Soylu O, Ozturk Y, Simsek I, Ozer E. Alpha-defensin expression in the gastric tissue of children with Helicobacter pylori associated chronic gastritis: an immunohistochemical study. 40th Annual meeting of ESPGHAN, May 9-12, 2007, Barcelona, Spain.

    XXth International Workshop on Helicobacter and Related Bacteria in Chronic Digestive Inflammation, September 20-22, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey.

  5. Bekem Soylu O, Ozturk Y. Effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on malnutrition in dyspeptic children. XXth International Workshop on Helicobacter and Related Bacteria in Chronic Digestive Inflammation, September 20-22, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey.
  6. Öztürk Y, Berktaş S, Bekem Soylu Ö, Karademir S ve Astarcıoğlu İ, “Fulminant hepatic failure and serum phosphorus levels in children from the western part of Turkey”, 43rd Annual meeting of ESPGHAN, PO-H–343, p194, İstanbul, 2010.
  7. Apa H, Bekem Soylu Ö, Günay İ, Devrim F. “Knowledge, attitude and practice of the families about management of acute gastroenteritis”, 46th Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN, PO-G-0190, p383, London, 2013.
  8. Ozgenc F, Kuloğlu Z, Urgancı N, et al. “Pediatric IBD in Turkish children: Results of Turkish Pediatric IBD database (turkpedibd)”, 50th Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN, G-P-297, p 527-528, Prag, 2017.
  9. Kıran Taşcı E, Bekem Soylu Ö, Taşcı O, Günay İ, Eser E. “Monitoring the quality of life in dyspeptic patients with KINDL scale”, 51st Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN, G-eP-037, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018; 66 (s2): 146, Cenevre, 2018.  
  10. Taşcı O, Bekem Soylu Ö, Kıran Taşcı E, Eser E, Oruçoğlu B, Günay İ. “Validity and reliability analysis of the Turkish version of pediatric nutritional risk score scale”, 51st Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN, N-P-153, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018; 66 (s2): 1123, Cenevre, 2018
  11. Arikan OC, Bekem Soylu O, Tipirdamaz Sipahi H. “Effect of Nutrition Friendly School Initiative on eating habits and anthropometry in school-aged children”, 51st Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN, N-P-154, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018; 66 (s2): 1124, Cenevre, 2018

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. “Nutrition between 2-5 years”, Behcet Uz Winter School, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, İzmir
  2. “Nutrition in special cases”, Behcet Uz Winter School, 9-11 March 2011, Izmir
  3. “Management of a child with emesis and diarrhea”, III. Primary Care Congress, 31 March-3 April 2011, Izmir
  4. “Complementary feeding”, Behcet Uz Winter School, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, Izmir
  5.  “Feeding problems”, Behcet Uz Winter School, 21-23 October 2012, Izmir
  6.  “Management of Obesity”, 3. PUADER Congress, 30 April-4 May 2014, Antalya
  7. “Follow-up and evaluation of growth”, Management of Clinical Nutrition Meeting, 10 June 2014, Izmir
  8. “Psychological approach to functional gastrointestinal disorders”, Pediatric Gastroenterology Update Meeting, 9-12 April 2015, Adana
  9. “Evaluation of growth”, Behcet Uz Winter School, 25-27 October 2015, Izmir
  10. “Functional gastrointestinal disorders”, Aegean Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition GroupMeeting, 17 December 2015, Izmir
  11. “Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy practice in children”, 11th National Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Congress, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Course, 4 May 2016, Samsun
  12. “Evaluation of nutritional status and Calculating Nutritional Needs”, 12. National Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Congress, Nutrition Course, 18 April 2018, Izmir
  13. “Food allergy cases”, Healthy Growing Child Congress, 13-15 December 2018, Izmir

WORKING AREA

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Celiac disease

Gastritis

Gastroesophageal reflux

Viral hepatitis

Malnutrition

Pancreatitis

Functional gastrointestinal disorders

Liver diseases

Upper/lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Languages

 

Turkish: Native Language

English: Fluent, Advanced Reading and Writing