Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ternopil State University Master’s graduates received their diplomas

In late July, 21 Master’s students of Ternopil State Medical University have successfully completed their studies. Sixteen medical doctors were awarded the degree of Master of Medicine, and five, Master of Dentistry. Every one of the graduates has also earned diplomas with honors. On August 1, TSMU rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda has presented the Master’s graduates with eagerly-awaited diplomas, congratulating them on this important achievement and wishing new major successes and accomplishments in their professional careers. “You have the entire world open to you.  Graduates Continue reading →

TSMU website is the most popular among Ukrainian universities

Analytical resource identified most popular websites of Ukrainian universities. Among dozens of sites included in the study, Ternopil State Medical University site took the first place as the most visited. There are more than three hundred universities, academies, institutes and conservatories in Ukraine. has endeavored to find out which educational institutions have the most visited websites, using Similar Web, a British service for analyzing the behavior of web and mobile users. It collects and presents data on the number and duration of views, Continue reading →

TSMU students and guests from other countries spent eventful and fun week in International Summer Camp

Every July academic and recreational complex Chervona Kalyna of Ternopil State Medical University hosts an international summer camp for medical students. This year for the twelfth time the place was filled with the warmth of human hearts, sincere smiles and hugs. The International Student Summer Camp is one of the brightest and most beloved TSMU projects, aiming, above all, to foster friendly relationships among people of different countries and nations. This year’s camp was particularly special, since it coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Continue reading →

Colleagues from MacEwan University visited TSMU

For several years now TSMU maintained cooperation ties with Canadian MacEwan University, and within this framework a number of important projects have already been implemented. On July 21, 2017 associate professor of the Department of Nursing Elizabeth Burgess-Pinto and instructor-methodologist of the same department Christine Shumka met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda.   During the meeting, the Canadian specialists had introduced Global Health workshop, a program they then presented on July 25 to the participants of this year’s International Student Continue reading →

New research laboratory at Ternopil State Medical University

Competitive biochemical research requires modern equipment. A new laboratory of clinical and experimental research set up at Ternopil State Medical University will help its researchers to take on ambitious molecular and genetics projects, apply for national and international grant programs and develop promising projects for further funding.   One of its units is a cell culture room, equipped with the latest devices – CO2 incubator ICO 150, inverted microscope Delta Optical NIB 100, and laminar flow cabinet. The main purpose of the unit is cell Continue reading →

International students showcased their talents

Recently the assembly hall of Ternopil State Medical University became a stage for the culture and music event “A Man begins with kindness”. The revue was organized by teachers and students of Preparation Department of the International Student’s Faculty. This is an annual event, where overseas students from different countries, together with head of the department Larysa Nalizhyta, showcase their growing mastery of the Ukrainian language, as well as teamwork and good adjustment to the culture of a new country. Dean of the Internationa Students’ Faculty, Professor Petro Continue reading →

TSMU scholars talked about incidence of Lyme disease in Ternopil region

On July 17, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University held a press conference on a topical issue, the incidence of Lyme borreliosis and other infectious diseases transmitted by ticks in Ternopil region. Presenting results of long time research to media representatives were TSMU rector, Professor Mykhaylo Korda, Vice-Rector Professor Ivan Klisch, head of department of epidemiology and infectious diseases and director of Lyme borreliosis research program Mykhailo Andreichyn, and assistant professor of infectious diseases Maria Shkilna. Ternopil Region is an endemic area for borreliosis, meaning that Continue reading →

President of Ukraine opened modern laboratory center at the University hospital

On July 14, 2017 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko officially opened a modern laboratory center at Ternopil University Hospital. Also present were Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine deputies Mykola Liushniak, Taras Yuryk, and Oleh Barna; head of Ternopil Regional State Administration Stepan Barna, head of Ternopil regional council Viktor Ovcharuk, deputy head of TRSA Yurii Yuryk, head of the Health department of TRSA Volodymyr Bohaichuk; Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda; hospital medical staff and patients. Addressing them, the President noted that decentralization reform allowed Continue reading →

TSMU staff delivered yet another humanitarian shipment form Canada to military hospitals

Former TSMU employees Bohdan Boichuk and Nadiia Arkhipova continue providing humanitarian medical assistance to Ukrainian hospitals. Today they live and work in Canada, but always keep in their thoughts those in need in their homeland. The most recent shipment of humanitarian aid they have sent contained medical supplies and was designated to the Lviv Military Hospital to cover the needs of its surgical and rehabilitation departments, as well as to the military unit A4615 hospital in Dnipro. Associate Professors of the Department of Children’s Diseases Continue reading →

TSMU professor studied work of simulation training centers abroad

Professor Arsen Hudyma, Head of TSMU Department of Disaster and Military Medicine, visited an international exhibition of simulation and simulation medicine which took place at the Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères in Paris. The event was organized by the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine .   Event program included the fourth international SimChallenge: a competition for medical students simulating work in an Emergency department. The event’s exhibition featured well-known manufacturers of equipment for simulation. Among the product displays was a stand with equipment Continue reading →

TSMU has improved its national and international rankings

The international educational portal “4 International Colleges & Universities” ( has unveiled this year’s ranking of institutions of higher education. Ternopil State Medical University named took the 7th place among 140 Ukrainian universities on the list, while placing the first among medical schools overseen by Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Last year our university took thirteenth place. Thus, in a year, TSMU team has improved its performance by 6 positions. 4CU, an Australian company, has been publishing its rankings since 2005, evaluating popularity of more Continue reading →

Class of 1997 gift adorns TSMU courtyard

Recently Ternopil State Medical University class of 1997 held a reunion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their graduation. Thanking the Alma Mater, which this year celebrated its 60th anniversary, and its faculty and staff, the alumni presented a garden swing. Professor of our university and TSMU alumna Dr. Larysa Fedoniuk came up with the idea. The garden swing fits well with the overall design of administrative building courtyard. The swing is custom-made, its fame contains medical symbols. The organizing committee that oversaw design and production Continue reading →

A team of Ternopil State Medical University doctors brought outpatient care to children in rural area

A team of pediatric doctors from Ternopil State Medical University have visited little patients in the village Uvysla. Assistant professors of pediatric diseases and pediatric surgery Tamara Vorontsova (team leader), Liubov Volianska, Vira Synytska, Pavlo Hoshchynskyi, assistant professor of otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology and neurosurgery Kateryna Aleksevych and neurologist Volodymyr Musienko examined the children and consulted their parents. Nearly 400 boys and girls live in Uvysla, including about 300 children under the age of 14. The nearest medical clinic is located in the district capital, 20 kilometers Continue reading →