Dnepropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) – Center of Education, Science, and Culture of the highly industrial region of Ukraine, Dnieper. The city of Dnepr is the main Industrial city of Ukraine. Above than 40% industry of Ukraine is located in Dnipropetrovsk. It is known as the business city of Ukraine. The city is highly developed and well established in all aspects of life. Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DMA) is one of the oldest higher educational institutions in Ukraine having the 4th (the highest) level of accreditation in Ukraine.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DMA) was founded on September 15, 1916, on the basis of Ekaterynoslavsky higher female courses Institute. Institute acquired the status of State Academy in 1920 and it was confirmed again to Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DMA) in Ukraine in 1994 by the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 224 dated 20 April 1994.
Foundation and the establishment of the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) were led by eminent scientists with world-known names, such as VP Karpov, Oleg S.Abrazhanov, O. Drzhevetsky, L. Gromashevsky, L.S. Halperin, M.F. Rudnev, G.F. Tsomakion, N.S. Kakhiani, M.S. Stanishevskaya, M.O. Kabanov, O.I. Talyantsev, I. Troitsky, S.M. Kompaneets, M.V. Donici, AV Padlewski, etc.
646 teachers work at the departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them, are 98 Doctors of Medical Sciences, 359 Candidates of Medical Sciences,1 Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,1 Corresponding Member of National
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,2 Corresponding members of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,4 employees were awarded the Prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguished workers of higher educational and public education of Ukraine, 9 honored workers of Science and Technology, 9 State Prize winners of Ukraine and Russia, 5 honored Doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many National and foreign universities, members of international Scientific Societies and Associations. In total, the Academy employs over 1100 employees.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is having the highest (the 4th) level of accreditation among all universities in Ukraine. In 1922 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) organized and edited two scientific medical journals: “Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal” and “New Surgical Archive”. When the Academy created a single scientific society that was theoretical, surgical, therapeutic, orthopedic, trauma, and pediatric sections.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University is the only one in all over Ukraine, providing training to students in all seven faculties and preparatory department for foreign citizens.
The faculties are the following:
- General Medicine
- Management of Public Health
- Postgraduate Education
- Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens
The Academy trains specialists in all faculties in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Throughout its history, the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) has trained about 49 000 doctors, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses-bachelors.
Since 1996, the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) is headed by the Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Professor G.V. Dziak.
At present 4500 students are studying in Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA), among them are 700 students from 36 countries are getting training in different specialties, among them mostly students are from Jordan, Syria, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Sudan, Palestine, China, Morocco, Lebanon, Kenya, Ghana, and others.
Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) conducts training for foreign nationals since 1990. In 1995 the Academy graduated the first batch of foreign physicians. For 10 years, Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) trained more than 1000 foreign specialists from 30 countries of the world.
Scientific activities of the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) are provided with modern technical and methodological bases. The priorities are:
- development of new diagnostic technology development and progression of hypertension;
- perinatal HIV infection: assessment of the effectiveness and optimization of modern pharmacological means of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and deter the spread of HIV / AIDS;
- development of new treatments and prevention of bladder cancer and prostate cancer;
- modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease;
- development of domestic technologies treatment of orthopedic diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy scientists actively participate in international congresses and symposia. Over the last 5 years, Academy defended the 15 doctoral and 167 master’s theses. The performance of graduates of Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DSMA) was 100%. Academy received 265 patients, Published 6507 articles, 516 of them were internationally published. The Academy produces 3 academic scientific journals – “Medical Perspectives”, “Urology” and “Dermatovenereology, cosmetology, sexual pathology”.
The Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with a total area of 52000 square meters, in which 608 classrooms, offices, and laboratories are located.
Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) has 7 hostels for students with an area of 46000 sq.m. 2849 students can stay at the Academy’s hostels. The Academy has a sports complex(which includes gaming, fencing, fitness room, table tennis hall, wrestling, swimming pool, shooting gallery, a sports stadium with tennis courts), vivarium, a sanatorium, country sports camp for 250 people, academic library with electronic devices, Technocenter and two museums.
42 Clinical departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are located in the 28 hospitals of the city of Dnipropetrovsk and the number of beds that clinical departments use is 15000.
Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) provides high-quality education to students who are looking for quality education at affordable course fees. Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy (DMA) has a good team of long-term experienced teachers in providing quality education to the students.
19 professors and 58 associate professors work at the Faculty of Postgraduate education in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). Faculty Conducts postgraduate training in three areas:
- primary specialty medical interns – internship;
- training or retraining of medical specialists;
- clinical residencies.
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) long experience in training of foreign specialists, highly qualified teaching staff, and modern facilities – all guarantee a high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.