Prof. Haberal Receives Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Prof. Mehmet Haberal, President of The Transplantation Society, was selected by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow to receive Honorary Fellowship, which is presented only to those distinguished individuals who possess an international reputation in the field of surgery or medicine.
Prof. Mehmet Haberal with RCPSG President Prof. Jackie Taylor and RCPSG Past-President Prof. David Galloway following the ceremony
To receive this honor, Prof. Haberal was invited to Glasgow, Scotland, to take part in the Admission Ceremony of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The ceremony was held in the historic Bute Hall of the University of Glasgow, which was established more than 400 years ago in 1599. Prof. David Galloway, Past President of the RCPSG, introduced Prof. Haberal to the distinguished members as a pioneer in transplantation and burn surgery and as founder of Başkent University, the first Foundation University in Turkey with a medical faculty and health services. Highlighting each of the pioneering surgeries Prof. Haberal performed during his illustrious career, Prof. Galloway praised him for his dedication to medicine and to his patients. Following his introduction, Prof. Haberal was conferred Honorary Fellowship of the RCPSG by President Prof. Jackie Taylor.
Having received “Distinguished Fellowship” of the Royal Society of Medicine in the UK, followed by Honorary Fellowship of the International Medical Sciences Academy just one year previously, Prof. Haberal expressed his appreciation to the College for the honor bestowed upon him and declared his intention to continue collaboration with them in medicine and education in the future.