Division of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Professional Diseases

The Division of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Occupational Diseases works in two major branches: teaching of students and scientific researches. It afford an opportunity for specialization of Occupational medicine, General hygiene, Nutrition and dietetics, Communal hygiene, Hygiene of children and adolescent.

The Division of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Occupational Diseases works in two major branches: teaching of students and scientific researches. It afford an opportunity for specialization of Occupational medicine, General hygiene, Nutrition and dietetics, Communal hygiene, Hygiene of children and adolescent.

 

The division has appointed the academic lecturers with different specialties as follows:

  • assoc. prof. d-r Mariyana Stoynovska,MD, PhD – Occupational Medicine, Occupational diseases

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  • assoc. prof. Michel Israel, PhD –Medical physics, Biophysics

  • chief assist. prof. d-r Nikolay Statev,MD- Occupational Medicine

  • chief assist. prof. d-r Vanya Birdanova,MD- General Hygiene

  • chief assist. prof. d-r Ludmil Boyanov,MD- General Hygiene

  • chief assist. prof. d-r Irena Stoilova,MD- Occupational diseases , Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine

  • chief assist. prof. d-r Alexander Vulkov, MD - Occupational diseases, Neurology

Participation in the programs by the Division staff in the baccalaureate and master degree programmes at theMedicalUniversity–Pleven:

  • Medicine, Master’s degree

  • Prevention and Control of Public Health

  • Rehabilitation and Occupational therapy

  • Nurse

  • Obstetrics

  • Roentgen technician

  • Medical technician

  • Assistant pharmacist

Master’s degree after the acquisition Bachelor’s degree in Management in the Health Cares, Master’s degree after the acquisition of Master’s degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Economics, Law, Psychology, etc.

Main research themes at the Division of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Occupational Diseases

  • Public health problems bounded with urban hygiene, ecology, lifestyle, hospital hygiene and medical work, food safety and nutrition, hygiene of children and adolescent, occupational medicine and occupational diseases, ergonomy.

  • Risk assessment on working environment

  • Well-being and work. Prevention of occupational pathology

  • Ecological problems and legislation inBulgaria

  • Prevention for different groups of the population. Migrant health.

  • Education and skills in subject hygiene

Training facilities

The classes are conducted on the premises of the faculty which disposes with 2 lecture halls, 3 training halls, 3 laboratories equipped with specialized tools, 5 offices. For the purposes of the training in the specialty of Prevention and Control of Public Health the following bases are used: the University Multi-specialty Hospital for Intensive Treatment “Dr. Georgi Stranski’-Pleven, Regional Health Inspection, Executive Agency of Environment – Pleven, children’s institutions on the territory of Pleven.

History 

From a historical point of view the Division inherited the traditions and structure of the Department of Hygiene created in 1976 and Clinic of Occupational diseases established in 1981. Since 1977 till 2006 its head is prof. d-r Bojidar Fotev Stefanov, MD, DrSc.