Feyza Arıcıoğlu was born on 18.09.1963 in Istanbul. She graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Pharmacy in 1986. Professor Arıcıoğlu started her career as a medical residency student at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, completed her master's degree in 1988 and doctorate in 1993 at the same department, and received the titles of assistant professor in 1994, associate professor in 1998, and professor in 2004 at Marmara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology. Concurrently, she served as visiting or faculty member at Cornell University, School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience; University of Mississippi, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry; Temple University, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, and Max-Planck Institute, Department of Psychiatry. Her main research area is neuropsychopharmacology. Professor Arıcıoğlu is the founding president of Psychopharmacology Research Unit (1996) within the body of Faculty of Pharmacy at Marmara University, the founder and chief editor of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences (2011-2015, 2018- ), and the academic editor of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology (2020-) and Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences (2020-). She currently is the Director of Institute of Health Sciences at Marmara University (2012-2015, 2018- ), the Ambassador to Turkey for the Organisation for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPHEUS) (2013- ), and a Member of the Education Commission of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) (2016- ). Professor Arıcıoğlu has been serving as the Council Member of Turkish Higher Education of Quality Council (THEQC) representing CoHE, since January 2022.