Ternopil State Medical University students celebrated Holi

Each year in early spring, India celebrates the colorful festival of Holi, which is associated with the awakening of nature, bright blossoms of flowers and youth. On March 18, 2018 the Ukrainian-Indian Friendship club Sanskriti presented the Indian tradition of celebrating Holi in Ternopil State Medical University library. The event’s program featured classical Indian dances performed by the students of the Indian dance school Amrita, performances by TSMU Indian students and sprinkling with colors. The celebration began with the performance of Pushpanjali  (offering of flowers). Continue reading →

TSMU scientists took part in the 18th World Congress on Gynecological Endocrinology

18th World Congress on Gynecological Endocrinology took place in Firenze Fiera Exhibition Center in Florence, Italy on March 7-10, 2018. This major scientific event has brought together prominent researchers and young scientists. Scholars and practitioners from more than 50 countries around the world presented their research. Ukrainian delegation included more than 30 scientists and doctors, three of whom gave talks. Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Stefan Khmil, together with assistant professor of the same department Mariia Khmil, participated in the congress. Dr. Continue reading →

TSMU students study leadership skills

A volunteer educational program “Grow in leadership together” for Ternopil State Medical University international students launched on March 10, 2018. The leadership training course was initiated by the John Maxwell Leadership Academy and the Club Ukrainian-Indian Friendship Sanskrit. Ihor Reveha, founder of the Leadership Academy, is convinced that growth is the only guarantee for better tomorrow. Mr. Reveha trained at John Maxwell Academy and has the knowledge and experience that can help anyone who wants to work on their development and become a leader. Ihor Continue reading →

Chess players of TSMU won city-wide University Games championship

II Open University Games of the city of Ternopil organized by the Department for Family, Youth and Sports of Ternopil City Council and Ternopil Regional Branch of the Committee on Physical Education and Sport of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine started on March 6, 2018. Ternopil State Medical University teams take part in basketball, football, volleyball, table tennis, basketball (3 by 3), chess, swimming, and arm wrestling competitions. Our chess team was the first to test their mettle. TSMU, TNPU TNEU-1 and Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researchers participated in Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition DUPHAT 2018

TSMU associate professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, Lilia Lohoida on 27.02-01.03 took part in 23rd Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference, which takes place annually in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The pharmaceutical industry worldwide is undergoing significant transformation toward increased automation, specialization and, ultimately, improved quality. DUPHAT has also evolved since its inception in the mid-1990 to become a comprehensive and internationally recognized pharmaceutical conference. Today the international scientific program of the symposium and exhibitions bring together practicing pharmacists, doctors, researchers, medical representatives, young scientists and Continue reading →

TSMU students visited hematology patients of Ternopil City Children’s Hospital

On the occasion of the International Childhood Cancer Day, a group of student-volunteers of Ternopil State Medical University Mariana Posun, Natalia Terletska, Daryna Scherbyna, Liubomyr Danyliuk, Roman Yaroslavytskyi, Khrystyna Surman, Olha Pastushyna, Iryna Zubok, Oksana Pobiushka, Pavel Levchuk, Iryna Demakh , and Yarina Tilchak, surprised the patients of the hematology unit of Ternopil City Children’s Hospital. “We prepared everything in advance. First, we had made and placed collection boxes in different buildings of our university. Also, we distributed the boxes among students. We talked to Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University scholar trained at the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation

From September 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018 Assistant Professor of TSMU Department of Pharmacognosy and Medical Botany Solomiia Kozachok trained at the Department of Biochemistry and Plant Quality of the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (Instytut Uprawy Nawożenia i Gleboznawstwa Państwowy Instytut Badawczy, IUNG) in  Puławy, Poland. At the end of 2017, IUNG has received the highest category, A, in the official ranking of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland. This evaluation of research institutions and institutions of higher Continue reading →

Traditional Rector Cup in futsal took place at TSMU

Student Parliament of Ternopil State Medical University hosted a futsal tournament for the Rector Cup at TSMU athletic complex on February 26 – March 1, 2018. Students of our university launched the futsal tournament a few years ago. This year, the competition was fierce, and the winner of the main prize was not determined until the last minutes of the tournament. Artem Prysiyazhniuk and Vadym Buratynskyi were involved with the organizing committee, while Ivan Kalka, who in previous years organized athletic events at our university, Continue reading →

TDMU received a grant from Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ukraine

Ternopil State Medical University researchers have won a grant announced by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ukraine. They will implement the project Development of Early Approaches to Physical Rehabilitation in Patients with Complicated Upper and Lower Extremity Fractures. The project involves purchasing of PT equipment that will be used to train students at the Department of Physical Rehabilitation, Human Health and Physical Education, as well as to treat patients needing rehabilitation. The students will master new methods of rehabilitation using modern equipment, and Continue reading →

TSMU expert informed Ternopil residents about measles and the methods of its prevention

This winter season saw frequent reports in the media about the increase of cases of measles diseases in Ternopil region and Ukraine. Six cases of measles were reported in Ternopil region since the start of the year. Doctors recorded the most recent case on January 9. The percentage of vaccinated children aged 1 to 6 in Ternopil reached 98%, while the percentage of children of all ages who had been vaccinated is 76%. Dr. Vasyl Kopcha, Professor of TSMU department of infectious, gave an interview Continue reading →

Rector of Ternopil State Medical University signed a Collaboration Agreement with Elbląg University of Humanities and Economics

On February 18-21, 2018, a city of Ternopil delegation, including rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda, visited Elbląg, Poland. On the first day of the visit, Ternopil delegation met with the mayor of Elbląg, Witold Wróblewski. They discussed opportunities for expanding cooperation in the academic, technical and scientific fields. Dr. Korda also met with the leadership and faculty representatives of Elbląg educational institutions:  Higher State College of Vocational Education (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa), Regent College – Foreign Language Teacher Training College (Regent Continue reading →

Prospective students visited Ternopil State Medical University on Open Doors Day

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, TSMU held an open doors day. Prospective students, upperclassmen of secondary schools and medical colleges and their parents gathered in the assembly hall of the university to learn more about their future field of studies. Vice-rector on research and academic work Professor Arkadii Shulhai greeted the guests as introduced Ternopil State Medical University as an influential school and leader among the medical universities of Ukraine. TSMU offers professional education through the Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Dental faculties, the Institutes of Nursing Continue reading →

Winners were determined in TSMU Cultural Diversity Photo contest

About a month ago Ternopil State Medical University on its website launched first in a series of photo contests on the topic of student life. The Cultural Diversity contest was dedicated to Ukrainian traditions and university students studying them. During last year, TSMU worked closely with the Demkur Family Ethnography Gallery Heritage. As a result, medical students learned a lot about different styles of Ukrainian folk dress, the significance of embroidery and much more. They also had the unique opportunity to participate in a photo Continue reading →

National EMSA Assembly will develop its strategy for the future

Recently, Ternopil State Medical University students-members of the European Medical Student Association had a scheduled branch meeting. During the seminar, physicians-in-training worked on their first aid skills, in particular cardiopulmonary resuscitation. For the new members of the organization, it was a good opportunity to gain new knowledge and proficiencies, and for current EMSA members, to improve their skills. “As future doctors, we should be prepared for any emergency, in everyday life and at work. Therefore, such workshops are an important during of our training. In Continue reading →

Call for International Academic Exchange program

Ternopil State Medical University Office of International Relations invites the students of 3-4th year of study (current academic year) of Medical and International Students’ Faculties to apply for an  Academic Exchange program to study  at Wroclaw Medical University in the 2018-2019 academic year (Wroclaw, Poland). The host university will waive the tuition fee and allow the students to use its dormitory accommodation. The students are responsible for covering the cost of accommodation, food, health insurance and transportation. Applicant requirements: excellent academic standing (average grade certificate Continue reading →

TSMU scholar participated in Open Medical Institute seminar on Medical Education

On February 4 – 11, 2018, associate pediatrics professor of Ternopil State Medical University Natalia Haliiash took part in the seminar Medical Education, organized by the Open Medical Institute (OMI) with the financial support of the American Austrian Foundation (AAF) and Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics of Austria. The goal of OMI is to disseminate and implement the latest medical knowledge and practices among the medical community of Central and Eastern Europe. A number of professors and staff from our university have already Continue reading →

International football tournament took place at TSMU

For two weeks in a row, on weekends (3-4 and 10-11 February 2018), an international football tournament took place at the sports complex of Ternopil State Medical University. Twelve student teams took part in the competition. The teams included student athletes from Iraq, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, India, Morocco, Cameroon, and Ukraine. The competition for the main prize was intense, and as a result of it the BlackTeam, which included students from Ghana, took the first place. Egyptian-Iraq-Morocco team  placed second, while the team of Ukrainian Continue reading →

TSMU scholar took part in international ESC Heart & Brain Workshop

On January 19-20, 2018 an educational seminar on stroke ESC Heart & Brain Workshop took place in Prague, Czech Republic. Associate professor of Ternopil State Medical University Department of Emergency Medical Care S.Y. Lypovetska participated in the training. The event, aimed at cardiologists, neurologists, vascular surgeons, and interventional neurologists, was organized by the European Society of Cardiology. It took place at Charles University and included participants from Europe, the USA, and Israel. Given the importance of the multidisciplinary approach to managing stroke patients, the European Continue reading →

TSMU students placed second among international teams in emergency responders competition in Poland

The 13th International Winter Championship of Medical Rescuers (XIII Międzynarodowe Zimowe Mistrzostwa w Ratownictwie Medycznym) took place in the Polish town of Bielsko-Biała on January 23-26, 2018. Ternopil State Medical University was represented by a team of students Bohdana Pereviznyk, Nargiz Dzhavadova and Anastasia Hudyma assisted by Head of TSMU Simulation Training Center Halyna Tsymbaliuk and Head of the Department of Disaster and Military Medicine Arsen Hudyma. The students had previously won regional national competitions of emergency teams. “We have been participating in this championship Continue reading →