Pharmacist & Digital Artist

About

Berk Zafer is an Istanbul-based freelance pharmacist combining his extensive knowledge of life sciences and pharma with his experience in digital arts. 

As the creator of Hx2050, the collaborative platform that combines scientists and artists for the exploration of healthcare innovations, Berk Zafer hopes to contribute to the quality of life of disadvantaged populations.

For more than a decade, pharmacist Berk Zafer has been teaching design in healthcare to digital artists and health care professionals. 

Experience Highlights

2020

Medical Science Liaison
Pharmanom Pharmaceuticals, Istanbul

2020

Community Pharmacist
Emineller Pharmacy, Istanbul
2019
Community Pharmacist
Yonca Pharmacy, Istanbul

2018

Online Consultant (Chemoinformatics UI Design)
Sciome Informatics, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

2018

Freelance Medical Content Specialist & 3D Designer
Inskolab Research, Istanbul

2017

Editor-in-Chief / Assistant General Manager
Novi Media Center, Istanbul

2016-2019

Freelance Medical Author
Pfizer Istanbul (Online Health News Portal Project)

2015-2017

Content Specialist & E-Commerce Project Manager
ArGeVis Pharmacy Informatics, Mersin

2010

Pharmacist Lieutenant 
Military Service at the Ministry of National Defence Pharmaceutical Plant

2005-2009

Researcher (Molecular Modeling Lab)
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, NC, USA

Educational Background

2005-2009

UNC School of Pharmacy, NC, USA
Researcher / RA / TA (Molecular Modeling Lab)

2002-2005

Ankara University, Institute of Biotechnology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree

1997-2002

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree

1990-1997

Çankaya Anatolian High School, Ankara
Deutsches Sprachdiplom

Books

2018

Eczacılıkta Mesleki İngilizce
Professional English for Turkish Pharmacists
ISBN: 978-605-7979-11-7

2015

Türkçe Dermokozmetik
A Concise Dictionary of Skincare Terminology (EN/FR/DE)
ISBN: 978-605-4676-76-7

Awards

2015

Golden Mortar Awards
“Patient Communication Cards” (HiKart®)
by ArGeVis Pharmacy Informatics

1999

Super Student
Named as “Super Student”
Award given by the Ankara University Senate

Computer Skills

  • 3D Design (Blender 3D)
  • Videography (Adobe Premiere & Adobe After Effects)
  • 2D Design (Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator)
  • Print / Book Design (Adobe inDesign)
  • Fast Touch-Typing
  • Advanced Search

Interests

  • Health News
  • Assistive Technologies and Social Robotics
  • Data Visualization (Infographics)
  • Medical Content Design
  • Patient Counseling Material Design
  • AR / VR Technologies
  • 3D Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Videography
  • Stock Photography (Health)
  • Public Relations (PR)
  • E-Commerce
  • Product Packaging Design
  • Concept Design
  • Print Design (Brochures, Posters)
  • User Interface Design
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging Design
  • OTC Packaging Design
  • Corporate Photography