Barış Gürpınar graduated from Dokuz Eylul University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation in 2000. She completed her Masters in Health management degree in 2007 at London City University with the thesis topic of “Occupational satisfaction among physiotherapists” and in 2010 she had Masters in Science (English) at Dokuz Eylül University her thesis topic was Evaluation of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomic awareness among physiotherapists. She received her PhD degree at the same university in 2016 her project was “The effect of aquatic and land stretching exercises on disease activity, quality of health, pulmonary function in ankylosing spondylitis”
She had her clinical experience in Balçova Thermal Centre, Newham Primary Care Trust (NHS), Private Egem Phsical Therapy centre later she she worked as a research assistant in DEU School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation between 2009-2022. Sınce 2022 has been working as an Asst. Prof. İn Izmir University of Economic Faculty of Health Science Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation.
She has participated various national and international scientific events on aquatic therapy additionally in 2013 she was the chair of organising committee of the first aquatherapy congress, European Congress of Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy (ECEBAT), in Izmir. Baris is the founding chairman of the Aquatherapy subgroup of the Turkish Physiotherapists Association and is the only active member of the International Halliwick Association in Turkiye.