Location Tishk International University Erbil Branch Address 100 Meter Street and Mosul Road Erbil KRG IRAQ
Pronouns She / Her / Hers



Faculty : Pharmacy
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Education (PhD, MSc/MA, BSc/BA)
Teaching philosophy

For me the education must be student-centered. I use many ways of teaching to reach to students. I help my students to develop cognitive skills, analysis, critical thinking approach.

Previous positions

Dean of Basic clinical science of Nile University

Research interests

Dermatopathology Cytopathology Breast pathology




1. Usta U, Karadağ N, Türkmen E, Haltas H. Primary ovarian leiomyoma. Balkan Med J 2006; 23,1:39-42.

2. Haltas H, Bozdağ Z, Aydın NE, Mızrak B. Cerebral Metastasis Of Mucoepidermid Carcinoma As The First Clinical Presentation (Detailed İmmunohistochemical Evaluation). Turkish Journal of Cancer. 2008; 28(2):83-86

3. Gorpelioglu C, Sarifakioglu E, Haltas H. Spider bite-induced pagetoid reticulosis? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2008; 23(4):446-447 DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2008.02899.x

4. Bayrak R, Yenidünya S, Haltas H. Cytokeratin 7 and cytokeratin 20 expression in colorectal adenocarcinomas. Pathol Res Pract. 2011; 207(3):156-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.prp.2010.12.005

5. Yenidunya S, Bayrak R, Haltas H. Predictive value of pathological and immunohistochemical parameters for axillary lymph node metastasis in breast carcinoma. Diagn Pathol. 2011:13;6:18 (Open Access). DOI: 10.1186/1746-1596-6-18

6. Tayman C, Tonbul A, Kosus A, Hirfanoglu IM, Haltas H, Uysal S, Tatli MM, Andiran F. Protective effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on intestinal damage in necrotizing enterocolitis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2011;27(11):1179-89. DOI: 10.1007/s00383-011-2942-0

7. Tayman C, Uckan D, Kilic E, Ulus AT, Tonbul A, Hirfanoglu IM, Helvacioglu F, Haltas H, Koseoglu B, Tatli MM. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy in necrotizing enterocolitis: a rat study. Pediatr Res. 2011;70(5):489-94. DOI: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e31822d7ef2

8. Akin K, Kosehan D, Cengiz AY, Dener NC, Koktener A, Inan A, Haltas H, Cakir B. Splenic infarction following conventional open gastrectomy in patients with gastric malignancy: a CT-based study. Abdom Imaging. 2011: 18 DOI: 10.1007/s00261-011-9812-z

9. Colak N, Nazli Y, Alpay MF, Haltas H, Cakir O. Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery leiomyosarcoma: a good survival without adjuvant therapy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011;92(6):2252-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.05.041

10. Erpolat S, Badem H, Ünal D, Yıldırım ME, Haltas H. What is Your Diagnosis? TURKDERM. 2011; 45(3): 163-164

11. Uz E, Bayram Y, Haltas H, Bavbek N, Kanbay M, Guz G,Akcay A. Karyomegalic tubulointerstitial nephritis: A rare cause of chronic kidney disease. Nephro-Urol Mon. 2011;3(3):201-203

12. Köşüş A, Köşüş N, Duran M, Haltas H, Hızlı D, Kafalı H. Effect of liquid-based gel application during speculum examination on satisfactory level of smear examination. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012;285(6):1599-602. DOI: 10.1007/s00404-011-2198-x

13. Bayrak R, Haltas H, Yenidunya S. The value of CDX2 and cytokeratins 7 and 20 expression in differentiating colorectal adenocarcinomas from extraintestinal gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas: cytokeratin 7/20+ phenotype is more spesific than CDX2 antibody. Diagn Pathol. 2012: 23;7(1):9(Open Access). DOI: 10.1186/1746-1596-7-9

14. Tayman C, Tonbul A, Kosus A, Hirfanoglu IM, Uysal S, Haltas H, Tatli MM, Andiran F. N-acetylcysteine may prevent severe intestinal damage in necrotizing enterocolitis.J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47(3):540-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.09.051

15. Koktener A, Akin K, Kosehan D, Cakir B, Haltas H. Two foreign body reactions caused by suture materials: mammograms mimic cancer as a spiculated lesion. JBR-BTR. 2012; 95(1):20-21

16. Haltas H, Bayrak R, Yenidunya S, Kosehan D, Sen M, Akin K. Invasive lobular carcinoma with extracellular mucin as a distinct variant of lobular carcinoma: a case report. Diagn Pathol. 2012;6;7(1):91(Open Access). DOI: 10.1186/1746-1596-7-91

17. Haltas H, Bayrak R, Yenidunya S, Tezvirci H. Completely infarcted smooth muscle tumor of the placental membrane. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 2012;21. DOI:10.1111/j.1447-0756.2012.02043.x.

18. Haltas H, Bayrak R, Yenidunya S, Yildirim U. The immunohistochemical detection of P16 and HPV L1 capsid protein on cell block sections from residual PapSpin liquid-based gynecology cytology specimens as a diagnostic and prognostic tool. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2012; 16(11): 1588-1595

19. Haltas H, Bayrak R, Yenidunya S, To determine of the prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis, Candida sp, mixed infections (Bacterial Vaginosis +Candida sp), Trichomonas Vaginalis, Actinomyces sp in Turkish women from Ankara, Turkey. Ginekologia Polska. 2012;10;744-748

20. Hizli D, Yılmaz S, Kosus N, Kosus A, Haltas H, Hizli F, Kafali H. Anti-adhesive role of human amniotic fluid on peritoneal adhesion formation in a rat model: Experimental study. Journal of Reproductive Medicine J Reprod Med. 2013;58(3-4):161-6.

21. Yılmaz S, Hizli D, Yilmaz E, Eryilmaz OG, Hizli F, Haltas H. Effect Of Vitamin D On Postoperative Adhesion Formation In A Rat Uterine Horn Adhesion Model. Journal of Reproductive Medicine J Reprod Med. 2013;58(11-12):511-6.

22. Haltas H, Bayrak R, Yenidunya S, Yildirim U. Diagnostic value of Cytokeratin 19, HBME-1, and Galectin-3 immuno-staining of cell block from fine needle aspiration specimens in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. Turk J Med Sci. 2013: 43: 625-630 DOI: 10.3906/sag-1208-66

23. Demirel CB, Haltas H, Pampal HK, Ünal Y, Işık B,Uysal M. Comparison of the effects of different percutaneous tracheotomy techniques on acute tracheal trauma. Turk J Med Sci.2014; 44: 68-72 doi:10.3906/sag-1212-62

24. Hizli D, Hizli F, Kosus A, Yilmaz S, Kosus N, Haltas H, Dede H, Kafali H.Effect of Hypericum perforatum on intraperitoneal adhesion formation in rats. Arch Med Sci.2013. DOI: 10.5114/aoms.2013.33070

25. Hasgul R, Uysal S, Haltas H, Akyol S, Yuksel Y, Gurel A, Armutcu F. Protective effects of Ankaferd blood stopper on aspirin-induced oxidative mucosal damage in a rat model of gastric injury.Toxicol Ind Health. 2012; 31 DOI: 10.1177/0748233712466134

26. Bozer M, Aşık F, Acar M, Haltas H,Yenidünya S, Canbal M, Topçu V, Yiğitoğlu MR, Gündüz M, Gündüz E, Hirohata S, Demircan K. A potential association between the number of CA repeats in the promoter region of the ADAMTS9 gene with lymphatic metastasis of breast cancer (2013) 43: 671-677. doi:10.3906/sag-1210-84

27. Erpolat S, Haltas H. A case of lichen striatus associated with alopecia areata universalis in an adult woman: successful treatment with tacrolimus ointment. Basic Clin Sci 2013; 2: 95-100. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12808/bcs.v2i2.24

28. Nazli Y, Colak N, Atar IA, Alpay MF, Haltas H, Eryonucu B, Cakir O. Sudden unilateral vision loss arising from calcified amorphous tumor of the left ventricle. Tex Heart Inst J. 2013;40(4):453-8.

29. Nazli Y, Colak N, Atar IA, Alpay MF, Haltas H, Aksoy ON, Akkaya İO, Cakir O. Assessment of the Efficacy of Ankaferd Blood Stopper on the Prevention of Postoperative Pericardial Adhesions.J Clin Exp Cardiolog 2014, 5:1 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9880.1000282

30-Nazli Y, Colak N, Namuslu M, Erdamar H, Haltas H, Alpay MF, Nuri Aksoy O, Olgun Akkaya I, Cakir O.Cilostazol attenuates spinal cord ischemia-reperfusion injury in rabbits. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 ;29(2):351-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.06.028. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

31.Balcı m, Yagcı R, Guler E, Haltas H, Duman R, Hepşen İ. Corneal melanosis successfully treated using topical mitomycin-C and alcohol corneal epitheliectomy: a 3-year follow-up case report.. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2015:78,4:255-6

32.Eser A,Hızlı D,Haltas H,Namuslu M,Kosus A,Kosus N, Kafalı H.Effects of curcumin on ovarian ischemia-reperfusion injury in a rat model. Biomed Rep. 2015 3(6):807-813

33. Yuksel Y, Yuksel R, Yagmurca M, Haltas H, Erdamar H, Toktaş M, Ozcan O. Effect of quercetin on methotrexate-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2016; 77(1):12-19

34. Turkan S, Kalkan M, Ekmekcioğlu O, Haltas H, Sahin C. Paratesticular fibrous pseudotumor. Rare tumors. 2016;28;8(2):6288.

35. Uz B,Turkay C, Erkmen Uyar M,Yildirim ME, Sahin Ş, Haltas H, Aydoğan T, Uz E. The role of L-carnitine in acetyl salicylic acid-induced acute gastric mucosal injury in rats. Arch Med Sci Civil Dis 2017; 2: e1–e10

36. Uygun M, Yavuz OY, Uraş I, Duman İG, Haltas H, Kömürcü M. Effect of Ankaferd Blood Stopper on muscle healing. Clin Invest Med. 2016 Dec 1;39(6):27526