Acting head of the Department: M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor CHOLPON TASHTANBEKOVNA SULAIMANOVA.
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT was founded in 2009. Dr. Anar A. Djumalieva MD, PhD, Associated Professor chaired the department until December 2014. There are 6 staff members with the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences, 9 with PhD.
The department is responsible for teaching public health to medical students and supervision of PhD students. Our department provides multidisciplinary teaching and research activities in the following courses: History of Medicine (2nd semester), Bioethics (3rd semester), Microbiology with Virology and Immunology (3rd and 4th semesters), Environmental Health (5th semester), Economics (5th semester), Public Health (8th semester), Epidemiology (9th semester), and Communicating for Health (10th semester).
The faculty of Public Health Department is creative, innovative and cheerful. We enjoy sharing our enthusiasm in teaching and collaborating with students who demonstrate their interest and new ideas. Our staff members are constantly improving educational skills and methodological approach.
The department has microbiological laboratory which was opened in 2011. It makes possible to conduct laboratory investigations using clinical specimens and interprete test results in order to identify causality. The other facilities of the department include electronic library, video library and library fund.