Editor-in-Chief Hatice Kübra Elçioğlu Vice Editors Levent Kabasakal Esra Tatar Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Bimonthly (Six issues / year) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 1994 , Vol 10 , Issue 2
Analytical chemistry in education of pharmacy and professor Ömer Şevket Öncel (1880-1950)
Emre Dölen
Pharmaceutical education had been started for first time in Turkey, by organizing a new class for a groups of student in Military Medical School named “Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-i Adliye-i Şahâne” for learning about pharmacy in 14th March 1839. After 28 years, a Civil Medical School, named “Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-i Mülkiye” was founded in 1st March 1867. There was also a class of pharmacy in this school. During these two civil and military medical schools were joining up together, these two pharmacy classes became a School of Pharmacy named “Eczacı Mekteb-i Âlisi” in 9th November 1908.

Curriculum of pharmacy education was based on basic sciences but there was no analytical chemistry courses during XIXth century. While the number of courses of basic sciences had been decreasing, the proffessional courses increased by the time. The Qualitative Analytical Chemistry and Quantitative Analytical Chemistry courses were included in the curriculum of pharmacy education for the first time in 1914.

A pharmacist, Ömer Şevket [Öncel] was chosen in between the pharmacists in Turkey and sent to Germany for training in Analytical Chemistry. Ömer Şevket studied with Prof. Dr. Carl Neuberg in the field of organic and analytical chemistry in Germany and he published his original works in a famous periodical Biochemische Zeitschrift. After coming back home he gave the courses of Analytical Chemistry in the School of Pharmacy and Organic Chemistry in the Faculty of Sciences in between 1914- 1933. He dismissed from the university when university reform was performed in 1933. Beside his original works, he published some valuable books in the field of analytical and organic chemistry. Keywords :

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