Ali Atif Bir

Speech Title: Identifying examples of best practice, highlighting resources for healthcare professionals – currently available and developing a ‘wish list’

He was born in Samsun, 1962. He was appointed to the Department of Adverting and Public Relations at the Anadolu University as research associate in 1984. He did master’s degree in the same department in 1987. He did master degree in the field of Mass Communication and Advertising at the Marquette University (Wisconsin-ABD) in 1989.

He was entitled to receive doctor title in the field of Advertising and Public Relations in 1992 and associate professor title in 1993. He was appointed as professor in 1998. In 1994, he was appointed as the deputy director of the Institute of Communication Sciences and took office as vice dean in the Faculty of Open University at the Anadolu University between 1995-2002. He took office as dean in the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the Anadolu University between January 2004 – July 2005, and in the Faculty of Communication at the Bahçeşehir University in the 2005-2006 School year and served as the head of the Advertising Department at the Bahçeşehir University between 2006-2015.

Between 1994-2003, he carried out duty as the technical consultant of Television Audience Researches Committee, the head of the auditing project of AGB Anadolu A.Ş., and auditor of the research “press reader” directed by TNS PIAR.

He lectured in the Institute of Communication Sciences: Introduction to Advertising, Communication Researches, Public Researches, Advertisement Campaigns, Public Relations Campaigns, Communication Moral, Nonnumeric Research Methods.

He lectured in postgraduate level: Marketing Communication Strategies, Advanced Research Techniques, Mass Communication Theories.

He still lectures in the doctoral program of Advertising and Brand Management at Bahçeşehir University and Anadolu University.

He takes office as Chief Editor in publishing company “The Kitap Yayınları”, which was founded by him in 2014. He is the President of “Communication & Business Institute” which was founded by him in 2015.