She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Karadeniz Technical University in Trabzon, Turkey in 2002.
In 2016, Dr. Gökdemir received her specialisation education from Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine in Izmir, Turkey, and her Ph.D. from the same university, Department of Physiology. She completed her mandatory work in Isparta between 2016 and 2018. She started working as an assistant professor at Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Medicine in 2018.
Dr. Gökdemir was the past leader of the special interest group on mental health at the World Organization for Family Doctors (WONCA)-Vasco da Gama Movement (2018-2021).
She is a member of the Rural Wonca (Wonca Working Party on Rural Practice) Council and EURIPA's executive committee. She is also the media director of Aile Hekimliği Akademisi (Family Medicine Academy) and a member of the Family Physicians Associations Federation (AHEF) vaccination council. She is a member of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB), Turkish Association of Family Physicians (TAHUD) and the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN).
Dr. Gökdemir is a member of the editorial board of the Turkish Journal of Family Medicine Primary Care, The Journal of Turkish Family Physician, and Journal of Applied Sciences and Clinical Practice (JASCP). She is a guest associate editor of Frontiers.