Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

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Odesa National Medical University

Ownership: State

Ownership: State

Famous graduates

Pran Gopal Datta


Chittagong Medical College from 1970 to 1976. He completed a PhD at Odessa State Medical University in the USSR in 1983, and an MSC in audiological medicine from University of Manchester in the UK in 1993. He regularly provides treatment to his patients at Green Life Hospital.

Selina Hayat Ivy


Salina Hayat Ivy is a Bangladeshi politician, a physician and the first and the incumbent mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation. Ivy has been given the status of Deputy Minister on 7 November 2017. Ivy was born on 6 June 1966 in a political family of Narayanganj District. Her father was former Narayanganj municipal chairman Ali Ahmed Chunka and her mother Momtaz Begum. Ivy is the first child among the five children. She started her education from Deovogh Akhra Primary School. Later she was admitted to Narayanganj Preparatory School and she studied up to the sixth grade. Then she was admitted to Morgan Girls' High School. She got junior scholarship in 1979 and passed her secondary school certificate examination in 1982. Then she joined the Odessa National Medical University in 1985 for a scholarship to the Russian government and took medical degree with merit in 1992. Later, in 1992-93 she completed the intern from Dhaka Midford Hospital. Ivy worked as an Honorary doctor in Midwest Hospital in 1993-94 after her long education, and in Narayanganj 200-bed hospital for 1994–95. Previously, she had also run the municipality for eight years from 2003. She is affiliated with the Awami League.

Yakov Brand


Yakov Beniaminovich Brand (Russian: Я́ков Бениами́нович Бранд, first name often given as Jacob; May 20, 1955 – June 12, 2018) was a Russian cardiac surgeon and television presenter. He was born on May 20, 1955 in Odessa to a Jewish family. He graduated from the Odessa State Medical Institute in 1979. Since 1981 he lived and worked in Moscow. From 1999 to 2010 he was the host of the TV program Without Рrescription on the channel NTV. In 2001–2003 he was leading the program on drug addiction Coma on NTV, paired with musician Sergei Galanin. Brand was hospitalized on May 30, 2018 and died on June 12, 2018. He was 63.

Nina Antonovna Karavanska


Nina Antonovna Karavanska (maiden name - Strokata; born January 31, 1926, in Odesa, Ukraine - died August 2, 1998, in Denton, Texas) was a Ukrainian dissident, Soviet microbiologist and immunologist. She was a member of the dissident movement in the USSR, a co-founder of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group and one of the leading human rights activists in Odesa during the Soviet period. She is the author of about 23 scientific papers in the field of clinical microbiology and immunology. She spoke Ukrainian, English, German, Polish, and Romanian. She was the wife of Sviatoslav Karavansky.

Valentyn Serdyuk


Valentyn Serdyuk (born July 9, 1942) is a Ukrainian scientist, honored inventor, and Prof MD of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery in Odessa National Medical University. Serdyuk developed new medical tools, treatments and devices, earning 40 patents and 72 certificates for innovation. He is the creator of a new approach to surgical treatment of patients with injuries of big joints, complicated with purulent infection, using physiotherapy (magneto-acoustic therapy).

Oleksiy Honcharenko


Oleksiy Honcharenko (Ukrainian: Гончаренко Олексій Олексійович; born 16 September 1980, in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR) - Ukrainian politician, the chairman of the Odessa Regional Council, the leader of the public organization "Quality of Life". In 2014, he was elected to the Verkhovna Rada on the party list of Petro Poroshenko Bloc. In the 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election Hocharenko was reelected as an independent candidate in single-seat constituency 137 (Podilsk).

Valeriy Zaporozhan


Valeriy Zaporozhan is rector of Odessa National Medical University (Ukraine), Ukrainian researcher. His initial specialization was obstetrics and gynaecology, which further broadened to cryosurgery and endoscopy, immunology, reproductive medicine, genetic medicine, stem cells, and bioethics. He also developed the concept of nooethics - a further specialization of bioethics in the conditions of noosphere. In 1971, Zaporozhan graduated from Pirogov Odessa Medical Institute. He was employed as senior laboratory officer, assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor. Since 1986, he heads the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Odessa State Medical University. Starting from 1994 and until 17 July 2018, he held the heading position (Rector) of the Odessa State Medical University.

Mykhailo Oleksandrovych Yasynovsky


The works are devoted to the study of viral hepatitis A, rheumatism, diseases of the hematopoietic organs, as well as the study of diseases of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity, stomach, intestines, gallbladder. He proposed methods of functional diagnosis, which are used in the evaluation of spa treatment. The peculiarities of development, treatment and prevention of circulatory failure in rheumatism and rheumatic heart disease, methods of treatment of acute rheumatism, as well as prevention of recurrence of this disease have been developed. MO Yasinovsky also made a great contribution to military field therapy, is one of the founders of domestic naval therapy.

Reznik Boris Yakovlevich


Boris Yakovlevich Reznik (Reznik) (January 5, 1929, Odessa - December 8, 1997, Odessa) - Pediatrician, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the NAS, Full Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine (since 1992), Head of the Department of Pediatrics State Medical University (1972–1997), People's Deputy of Ukraine of the 1st convocation, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian SSR of the 10th-11th convocations. Laureate of two State Prizes of Ukraine in the field of science and technology (1979 and 1997), author of more than 300 scientific papers, including 14 monographs and 2 textbooks for medical students.

Drobinsky Isaac Rudolfovich


Isaak Drobinskii (Moldovan / Romanian Isaak Drobinskii; 1911, Odessa - 1983, Chisinau) - Soviet, Ukrainian, Moldavian infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist, doctor of medical sciences (1963), professor (1968), known for the first description in Europe, in the USSR diseases from the group of rickettsioses - vesicular rickettsiosis (1948)

Ilyin Igor Ivanovich


Igor Ivanovich Ilyin (March 1931 - December 2016) - Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Rector of the Odessa Medical Institute named after MI Pirogov. Under the guidance of II Ilyin, the main direction of scientific activity of the Department of Human Anatomy was the study of morphological changes in the process of adaptation of the central nervous system, organs and tissues of the body to adverse factors inherent in water transport. Has prepared 1 doctor and 7 candidates of medical sciences. He has published more than 160 scientific papers on topical issues of medical morphology.