Asst. Prof. Dr. Elçin Akdeniz was born in İstanbul in 1976. She graduated from Üsküdar Anatolian High School, Hacettepe University Faculty of Nusing (1998). She’s worked as a research assistant in Hacettepe University (1998-2004), as a assistant professor at Marmara Univesity Faculty of Health Science the Department of Nursing (2010-2011) and Nursing College of Maltepe University (2011-2015). She is working as an assistant professor at Uskudar University since 2015.