TSMU delegation visited Rzeszow University

At the invitation of Sylwester Czopek, rector of Rzeszow University, Poland, a delegation TSMU professors, including Vice-Rector for research, Dr. I.M. Klisch, associate professor of pediatrics V.B. Furdelia, and assistant professor of medical rehabilitation Y.I.Zavidniuk attended matriculation of Rzeszow University students. In his speech during the event, Dr. Czopek emphasized that the Rzeszow University is the largest university in the region. It actively develops, and today there are 12 departments, which train students in 38 specialties. 17,743 students are enrolled at the university in this Continue reading →

TSMU students participated in 68th congress of the association of Polish surgeons in Krakow

On 27-30 September 68th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons took place in ICE Krakow Congress Centre in Poland with Prof Paweł Lampe as Chair of the Scientific Committee and Prof Piotr Richter as Chair of the Organising Committee. On the first day, after official opening, surgery workshops took place where young surgeons and residents were improving their manual skills. Following days were dedicated to plenary sessions and thoroughly selected presentations in the fields such as endocrine surgery, endoscopy and minimally invasive surgeries, laparoscopic live Continue reading →

Representatives of Polish Association’s Election at Ternopil State Medical University

On 11 October 2017 the election of representatives took place at TSMU. Polish students were voting for 3 functions: the president of Polish Students’ Association (general medicine), Vice-president, as well as the president of the Faculty of Dentistry. At the beginning, the president of Polish association from the last term of office – Hubert Mikosza summarized the last year of association activity at TSMU, congratulated students, who were the most involved in the life of the community and informed about upcoming events. Afterwards, candidates for Continue reading →

TSMU scholar trained at the Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry in Georgia

In September 2017 associate professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology Oksana Shevchuk interned at Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry (Director professor Nana Gorgaslidze) and Tbilisi State Medical University Department of Pharmacology (Head of the Department professor Nikoloz Gongadze). The training was made possible through cooperation agreement between the Georgian medical school and Ternopil State Medical University. Professor Nana Gorgaslidze. Professor Nikoloz Gongadze. The Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry was founded in 1932. From its inception and until 1963, Iovel Kutateladze, a well-known Continue reading →

TSMU students gifted medical equipment to a training and rehabilitation center

Ternopil State Medical University students enthusiastically participate in charity actions, helping those in need of support and attention. Associate professor of the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies Taras Kabodnyi together with Ukrainian and international students have organized a university-wide volunteer movement MISERICORDIA. Its Latin name can be translated as a kind or compassionate heart. As part of this project, volunteers help the Ternopil regional educational and rehabilitation center where children with disabilities live and study. “This is the fifth year we have been caring Continue reading →

National competition on simulation medicine TernopilSimOlymp 2017 took place at TSMU

National Olympiad on simulation medicine and emergency medical care TernopilSimOlymp 2017 took place on September 29-30 at TSMU’s Chervona Kalyna Academic and Recreation Complex. The organizers of the event were the Central Methodological Center for Higher Medical Education of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine; Ternopil State Medical University, Public Institution National Council for Resuscitation and Emergency Medical Aid; the Youth Branch of NCREMA and Ternopil Regional Association of Simulation Training in Medicine. 17 student and young professionals’ teams took part in the event. Of Continue reading →

Ukrainian-Indian Conversation School began its work at TSMU

Week at TSMU Library. The main goal of this public initiative is to allow Ukrainian students and residents of Ternopil to learn Hindi directly from the speakers of this language, Indian students. Both Hindi and Ukrainian belong to the same group of languages, and stem from a common ancestral language, Proto-Indo-European. Even now, millennia after these daughter languages branched off, Ukrainian and Hindi have many words that sound alike. Thus, anyone wanting to explore the similarity of the two languages ​​and enrich their worldview, can Continue reading →

President of the National Federation of Water Motor Sports thanked TSMU students

Victor Shemchuk, President of the National Federation of Water Motor Sports of Ukraine in his letter addressed to Ternopil State Medical University, thanked TSMU students for their participation and volunteer work during the European Championship of Water and Motor Sport . The event took place in in Ternopil at the end of August. During these competitions clinical resident Amin Mudasar and students Liubomyr Danyliuk, Mykola Barta and Mykhailo Bandrivskyi accompanied the athletes to the doping control station. Another student, Iryna Tokarchuk, together with water rescue Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University scientist participated in the 2017 meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies

Head of TSMU Department of Children’s Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Professor Oksana Boyarchuk took part in the 2017 meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID). The conference, which had the theme of Autoimmunity & Inflammation in PID; Beyond the Paradox took place on September 11-14, 2017 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Dr. Boyarchuk’s participation in the conference was made possible through funding from the Jeffrey Modell Foundation. In total, over 1,600 participants from more than 50 countries attended the conference. Besides Dr. Boyarchuk, Ukrainian delegation at the Continue reading →

TSMU continues the large-scale study of epidemiology, prevention and treatment of Lyme disease

On September 25-28, 2017, a group of scientists of TSMU’s Department of Infectious Diseases visited forestry workers of Zakarpatska region. The visit had two main goals: first, to assess how much the foresters know about epidemiology, main clinical signs and prevention of Lyme borreliosis, and second, to test for Lyme infection across this professional group. This study is a part of the large-scale research project “Study of epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical symptoms of Lyme borreliosis in endemic regions of Ukraine and improvement of its diagnosis, Continue reading →

TSMU students joined a charity drive for the International Day for Older Persons

Each year on October 1 world community observes the International Day for Older Persons. This day is gives everyone an opportunity to reflect on the human duty to be caring and compassionate towards one of the most respected, but also vulnerable, groups of people. Volunteers from the Red Cross Youth Ternopil have marked this day with a special mission. For two days Ternopil State Medical University students and clinical residents – the Red Cross Society volunteers prepared for the city pensioners care packages sponsored by Continue reading →

TSMU professors participated the VIII Lviv-Lublin Conference on Experimental and Clinical Biochemistry

Associate Professors of the Department of Medical Biochemistry Petro Lykhatskyi and Tetiana Yaroshenko , along with the Head of IPGE Department of Pharmacy Professor Liudmyla Fira participated in the international meeting VIII Lviv-Lublin Conference on Experimental and Clinical Biochemistry, which was held on 18-20 September in Lublin, Poland. These conferences take place every two years, alternately in Poland or Ukraine, starting from 2000. This year, Ukraine was represented by scientists from Lviv, Kyiv, Dnipro, Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv and Ternopil. The conference was opened by the Continue reading →

Sports flash mob took place at TSMU

For several years now Ternopil State Medical University has been involved in the citywide International Day of University Sport, aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle and popularizing different sports activities among young people. On 20 September, in TSMU’s Athletics Hall students and instructors from Department of Physical Rehabilitation, Human Health and Physical Education took part in a flash mob, during which they performed a series of physical workouts, including floor push-calisthenics and balance exercises. International Day of University Sport is a worldwide special event taking place Continue reading →

Canadian expert Renata Roman gave master classes for TSMU professors and students

Recently, founder and owner of Clarkson Sports & Physio Clinic in Toronto, Canada Renata Roman made a working visit to Ternopil State Medical University. Ms. Roman is a vice president and international coordinator of the Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. She has previously visited our university giving a series of lectures on physical rehabilitation. Meeting with Ternopil State Medical University rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda, Renata Roman discussed cooperation between TSMU and University of Toronto department of medical rehabilitation, in particular the possibility of implementing an academic Continue reading →

New victories for TSMU Knights Club

The fourth year student of Ternopil State Medical University Faculty of Pharmacy Vladyslav Dovhaliuk had an exciting month taking part in international knights tournament and festivals. He is a member the  Zolota Shpora (Golden Spur) club of our university founded by theDentistry student Andrii Andrusyk. “I participated in three festivals in Germany. One of them took place near Dresden. It was a big medieval festival with a knightly tournament in which I took the first place. The medal I received is a very interesting one, Continue reading →

A seminar on laws and regulations of clinical trials took place in TSMU

On September 8, 2017 specialists of the State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine gave in Ternopil State Medical University a seminar Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Laws and Regulations for Conducting Clinical Trials.   Deputy Director of the Clinical Issues Department Liudmyla Kovtun  in her presentation examined in detail the issues of legal regulation for conducting of clinical trials, the introduction of Good Clinical Practice in Ukraine, reviewed types and phases of clinical trials, the duties of the researcher and the documents Continue reading →

TSMU scholar participated in the 3rd Summer Conference on Neonatology

Assistant professor of the Department of Pediatrics Iryna Sarapuk participated in the Summer Conference on Neonatology, which took place on September 5-8, 2017 in Avignon, France. In the Palace of the Popes, where the conference took place. Summer Conferences on Neonatology are held annually and attract leading neonatologists of the world. This year’s conference was attended by scientists from Switzerland, Great Britain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, the United States and Canada. Discussed during the meeting were a wide range of issues related to the diagnosis, Continue reading →

First-year TSMU students learned about principles of the Project for Promoting Academic Integrity in Ukraine

On September 13, 2017 first year Students of Ternopil State Medical University got to learn about the mission and main tasks of the Strengthening Academic Integrity in Ukraine Project (SAIUP). Project coordinator Taras Tymochko and project specialist Yana Chapailo talked with the young people about becoming successful, competitive professionals and real patriots of Ukraine. TSMU is an active participant of this project, together with 10 other Ukrainian universities. Of this group, Ternopil State Medical University is the only medical school. In the beginning of the Continue reading →

New phantom class for the training of dentistry students opened at TSMU

Improving student training facilities is priority for Ternopil State Medical University administration. Recently, TSMU launched a dentistry phantom class with 14 workstations, allowing students to work on their practical skills. The new training facility joins the first phantom class with 12 stations opened last year. The phantoms allow to simulate therapeutic, orthopedic, surgical and children’s dental cases, while the instructors help to analyze each situation in detail. Practical tasks in the phantom class are as close as possible to the real work of a dentist. Continue reading →