Department of Infectious Diseases
Head of the Department:
Olena RIABOKON, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences.
The Department was opened in 1967.
During the existence of the Department, its scientific directions included the study of yersiniosis and chlamydial infections, study of clinical and pathogenetic features of viral hepatitis.
Since 2005, the Department is headed by Professor Olena Riabokon.
Educational and Methodical Work
The training of students at the department is based on the principles of providing methodological and informational organization of the educational process with elements of independent work, as well as on the introduction of new effective forms of knowledge and skills control. A bank of test tasks has been created for the KROK-2 licensing exam, which includes more than 2,000 tests.
According to the curriculum, working programs in all disciplines have been created. Original lectures are given using multimedia technologies.
Scientific Directions and Achievements
With the help of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Department issued guidelines "New Approaches in Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C" (2005), and published a monograph "Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer" (2010).
In recent years, 7 utility model patents, 3 innovations, more than 300 articles have been published.
In 2010, the staff of the Department held a scientific-practical conference and Plenum of the Association of Infectious Diseases Specialists of Ukraine (Zaporizhzhia).
Cooperation with Other Institutions
The Department maintains close scientific relations with the Hromashevskyi Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases (Kyiv), reference departments of Infectious Diseases and departments of Epidemiology of Bogomolets National Medical University, as well as with all departments of Infectious Diseases of Ukrainian universities.
Advisory and Diagnostic Activities
In order to improve the organization and quality of joint work of ZSMU and Zaporizhzhia Regional Clinical Hospital of Infectious Diseases in the field of medical and diagnostic activities, training, improving the efficiency of research and implementation of its results in the practice of the Hospital to further improve the level of providing qualification assistance to the population of Zaporizhzhia oblast, the Department of Infectious Diseases supervises the following units:
The head of the Department holds a weekly consultation on the basis of the Outpatient Unit of the University Clinic.
Since March 2020, the head of the Department is a member of the regional headquarters for combating the spread of COVID-19, conducts active explanatory work in the media on the Coronavirus infection, advises the most severe Coronavirus patients, and recorded a series of video lectures on COVID-19.
Address: 142 Hvardiiskyi Blvd., Zaporizhzhia, 69091, Ukraine (Zaporizhzhia Regional Clinical Hospital of Infectious Diseases)
Telephone: +380 93 539 47 44