Ali Yildirim

YildirimMSc Translational Health Sciences
2020

Ali Yildirim is an MSc candidate in Translational Health at Nuffield Primary care Health science Department in University of Oxford. He has mixed background in health care and software development Engineer in Test (SDET). He worked as a consultant Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) before he started his PhD. He holds a PhD in Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) and interprofessional education (IPE) in Health and Social Care. During his PhD he started to learn software development and Software Automations to work on Health Care mobile Apps and technologies. He closely worked with programmers to develop some Speech therapy Apps and hyper causal games. He is currently working Part time as an SDET.

His areas of interest are health technologies, software’s, Artificial intelligent (AI) and machine learning in health care. How can we use software’s to provide better interprofessional collaborative care for Patients/Service Users? He is the member of Royal Society of Medicine and other various professional bodies in Healthcare and IT sector. Dr Yildirim held multiple volunteer roles with the refugee charities in Oxford and internationally. He has a Trustee role in a charity that aims to provide digital services with mobile apps and software’s to the refugees in the UK. He is also doing some voluntary virtual and face-to-face consultancy for refugee families who have children with complex needs and speech and Language difficulties. He is a member of Amnesty international and activist on Human right issues around World. During the COVID-19 crisis, he registered with the NHS to provide some support for the NHS. Concurrently, he facilitated some seminars/talks and mentoring sessions for refugee healthcare and IT professionals and academics in the UK. He enjoys camping, wild swim, hiking and kayaking.

Contact: ali.yildirim@gtc.ox.ac.uk