Prof. Dr. Nerin Bahçeciler Önder was born in 1965, Melbourne Australia. She initiated her primary school education in Melbourne, and was graduated from Gazi Primary School in Famagusta, Cyprus. She was graduated from Turkish Maarif English College in Nicosia at 1983. Then, she had her university education in Istanbul University Cerrahpasha Medical School and became a medical doctor in 1989.
She did her residency on pediatrics between 1990-1994 at Sisli Etfal Government Hospital in Istanbul. Then, she did her fellowship on pediatric allergy in Marmara University, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology between 1995-1998, and on Pediatric Immunology between 1998-2000 and became specialist on Pediatric Allergy and Pediatric Immunology, as well. She then continued her work in those fields (Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology) in Marmara University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology. She became an Associate Proffessor in Pediatrics in 2002, and Proffessor of Pediatrics in 2007. Prof. Bahceciler Onder has more than 100 scientific publications and book chapters in her field.
She also represented Turkey in the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology as a delegate of “The Accreditaion Committee”, and still works as a delegate of the “World Allergy Organization”. She is currently in the Executive Committee of the Turkish Immunology Academy, and is the director of the “Immunotherapy” group in the Turkish Allergy and Immunology Academy. Prof. Bahceciler Onder continued her work in Marmara University Hospital untill August 2010. She returned to her home-country Cyprus in 2010 in order to contribute to the establishment of the first Medical Faculty and University hospital, Near East University Hospital, in Cyprus.
She is currently at the Near East University Hospital and established the Pediatric Clinics with all the Divisions including Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonology, Newborn, Neurology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Hematology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology in collaboration with the governers of the University. The Pediatric Clinic with all the laboratories and equipment and scientific human source is a first for the island of Cyprus.
Prof. Bahçeciler Önder is married and has a son.