Prof. Dr. Ruveyde Bundak was born on the 28th of November 1952 in Paphos, Cyprus. She completed her secondary education in 1971 subsequently she graduated from Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical School in 1978. In 1984, she became a specialist in pediatrics at Istanbul University, Medical school. In 1987, she received an assistant professorship from Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School where she subsequently became an associate professor and later a professor in 1996.
Currently, Prof. Dr. Bundak is the director of Istanbul University Institute of Child Health. She has also been working at Istanbul University, Medical school in the department of pediatric endocrinology since 1984.
Additionally, she performed clinical research in pediatric endocrinology at University College London, the Middlesex Hospital in London UK from 1986 to 1987. She is a member of the Turkish Association of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.
She served as president of this association between 2005 and 2009.She is also the founding and a board member of the Turkish Association of Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes. She is a member of two international societies the first being the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and the second the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes. She is a consultant in the Turkish Ministry of Health for two National programs.
The first program is the National Neonatal TSH screening program and secondly the National Diabetes control program. Additionally she holds a consultancy for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus in the Ministry of Health for pediatric endocrinology.