Prof. Dr. Ali Haberal was born in Pazar, Turkey, in 1952. He received M.D. degree from Ankara University in 1976, residency degree in Department of Ob&Gyn at Zekai Tahir Burak Hospital in 1983. From 1991 to 1993 he worked as vice head of department and from 1993 to 1996 head of department at SSK Maternity Hospital, Ankara. He has associate professor position in 1997 at Başkent University, School of Medicine and full professor position in 2009 at Ankara University, School of Medicine. He is the rector of Başkent University since 2014. He is also the member of Turkish Medical Association, Turkish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Turkish Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Turkish Society of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy, International Gynecologic Cancer Society, European Society of Gynecologic Oncology, European Organization of Research and Treatment of Cancer. He has published several national and international book chapters and articles.