She graduated from the School of Nursing of Hacettepe University in 1987. Then, she worked as a nurse for 10 years at the Faculty of Medicine Practice and Research Hospital at Gazi University. Between 1989-1992, she received her Master's degree in Services Management at the Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Hacettepe University. She completed the Ph.D. program in Public Health Nursing at Hacettepe university in 2007. She worked as a lecturer at Gazi University from 2007 to 2010 and, as an associate professor from 2012 to 2014. She worked as an associate professor at the Department of Nursing in Necmettin Erbakan University between 2014- 2017. She was appointed as a professor in 2017. She has 20 published articles in national journals and more than 30 published articles in international peer-reviewed journals. Now, she is working as an Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and a faculty member at the Department of Nursing at Necmettin Erbakan University.