Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, doctor of medical sciences, professor, MD
Rimsky-Korsakov St., 2, Sumy, 40007, Ukraine.
20 Rokiv Peremogy St., 15, Sumy, 40021, Ukraine.
Tel. / Fax+38 (0542) 655-294.
Site of the department Infectious Diseases with Epidemiology
1978-1984 - Ternopil State Medical Institute (TSMI).
1984-1986 - clinical residency at the Department of Infectious Diseases of TSMI.
1986-1989 – postgraduate classes at the Department of Infectious Diseases of TSMI.
Professor of the department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology from June 21, 2007.
Doctor of Medicine from 2006. The thesis defended on April 28th 2006 in Academic Specialized Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases of AMS of Ukraine named after L. V. Gromashevsky. Scientific advisor - the member of AMS of Ukraine, MD, professor M. A. Andreychin.
Associate professor of Infectious Diseases from February 26th 1998.
Candidate of Medical Sciences since 1990. The thesis defended on March 28th 1990 in Academic Specialized Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases named after L. V. Gromashevsky of USSR Ministry of Health. Scientific advisor - MD, professor M. A. Andreychin.
He was awarded with diplomas of the Association of infectionists in Ukraine (1998, 2003, 2006, 2011 years) and Diploma of Ministry of Health of Ukraine (2003).
He was awarded with the gratitude of Sumy Regional State Administration Health Department (1997, 2000, 2008, 2010).
He was awarded with the medal of Agapit Pechersky of the Association of infectionists in Ukraine "for his contributions to the fight against infectious diseases" (2010).
From 01.09.2002 – the Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology of Sumy State University.
On 24.10.1996 – the Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases of Sumy State University.
On 21.02.1994 – the Assistant of the Department of Internal Medicine Propedeutics and General Nurse of Sumy State University.
On 12.01.1989 – the assistant of the Department of Infectious Diseases of Ternopil State Medical Institute.
Students - subject "Infectious Diseases", "Epidemiology", "Current problems of HIV/AIDS”, “Tropical infectious diseases”.
Interns in specialty "Infectious Diseases" and related cycles “General Practice - family medicine", "Surgery", "Pediatrics", "Obstetrics and Gynecology", "Radiology", "Internal Medicine", "Pathologic Anatomy", "Neurology”, “Pulmonology and Tuberculosis", "Orthopedics and Traumatology”.
Masters in profession 14.01.13 - "Infectious Diseases", specialty – “General Medicine” the direction - "Medicine".
Doctors - thematic advanced courses, preattestation cycles, cycles of internship and clinical residency.
Chairman of the Association of infectionists in Sumy region.
Member of the Board of the Association of infectionists in Ukraine.
Member of the Euro-Asian Society for Infectious Diseases.
Member of the Board of Sumy Regional State Administration Health Department.
Member of Editorial Board of scientific journals "Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Research", Sumy; "Current infection", Kyiv; "Infectious diseases", Ternopil.
Consultant of Sumy Regional Territorial Center of Emergency Medical Care.
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Research School is operated and conducts research on the scientific direction "Application of new methods of diagnosis, non-pharmacological and chemotherapeutic treatments of common infections in North-Eastern region of Ukraine”
Chief researcher of international clinical trial for protocols:
BCX1812-301 (multicenter, randomized, double-blind, controlled Phase ІІІ study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravenous peramiviru as an adjunct to standard therapy compared with standard therapy alone in adults and adolescents hospitalized with flu in severe form);
TMC125IFD3002 (An open-label study to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of etravirine (ETR) in combination with other antiretrovirals (ARVs) in antiretroviral treatment-experienced HIV-1 infected subjects, Phase IV)
Started cooperation with several scientific institutions in Ukraine and abroad:
Ternopil State Medical University named after I. Y. Gorbachevsky.
Research Institute of Childhood Infections of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency, Saint Petersburg.
Kharkiv Institute of Microbiology and Immunology named after I. I. Mechnikov.
Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases named after L. V. Gromashevsky NAMS of Ukraine.
National Pirogov Memorial Medical University
Polovian K.S.: thesis for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences “Clinical and laboratory and immunological aspects in diagnosis and treatment of acute intestinal infections caused by conditionally pathogenic microorganisms”.
Ryabichenko V. V.: thesis for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences “HLA phenotype as a predictor of complications of chronic hepatitis C, optimization and prediction of therapeutic management”.
Piddubna A.I.: thesis for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences “Immunogenetic changes in HIV-infected and clinical and epidemiological features of HIV-infection in North-Eastern region of Ukraine”.
Boletska T. O.: thesis for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences “Clinical and epidemiological features and immunological changes in Lyme Disease”.
He is the author of over 450 scientific publications, including - 1 monograph, 1 owner, 14 textbooks approved by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education of Ukraine, a number of guidelines, 6 certificates for inventions and patents, etc. The publication can be found in the SumDU Repository
Head of the Clinic of Infectious Diseases.
Took part in the localization of epidemic outbreaks of diphtheria (600 patients), shigellosis (Shostka - 1000, Lebedin – 200, Romney - 100), enteroviral infection (130 people), mycoplasmosis (250), pandemic influenza (over 1000 people) both in Ukraine and abroad (Tajikistan, 1988).
Involves in organizing and conducting of training seminars on localization and suppression of epidemic infectious diseases every year in various medical establishments of the region.
Initiated and developed, and now is continuing to implement a regional program "Antihepatitis”, which makes good economic and social consequences.