Biruni University Faculty of Health Sciences, Istanbul (Türkiye)
Buket Akinci is a Physiotherapist, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at Biruni University, Istanbul, TR. She obtained her Master's degree in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and her PhD degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation from Istanbul University. She has been elected as a Young Community Core Member of EAPC and represents the Young Community in the Membership Committee in 2022-2024. Her areas of expertise are cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and preventive rehabilitation. Her research interests include pulmonary hypertension, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and e-health. She has published articles, abstracts, book chapters and leads ongoing scientific projects in these areas.