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Medical Preventive Faculty



By order of the Minister of Health of the RSFSR No. 193 of June 3, 1963, the Faculty of Sanitation and Hygiene was organized. Later it was reorganized into Medical Preventive Faculty. The clinical departments are involved into scientific research according to the problems of environment, labour physiology and the Kuzbass miners' state of health.  Over the past years, more than 4,500 specialists for the Federal Service for the Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare have been trained. The specialty of “Preventive Medicine” is taught in 45 departments of the university. More than 80 doctors of Science and 156 candidates of Science train future specialists.



General hygiene

  • communal hygiene

  • occupational health

  • food hygiene

  • hygiene of children and adolescents

  • radiation hygiene


  • bacteriology

  • virology

  • desinfectology

  • parasitology

  • clinical laboratory diagnostics

  • sanitary and hygienic laboratory tests

  • organization of the state sanitary epidemiological service

Specialized disciplines include training specialists capable of carrying out state sanitary and epidemiological surveillance (SES) to ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being.

Urban and household hygiene is the state sanitary and epidemiological supervision over the state of objects of environment and living conditions, aimed at the prevention of diseases associated with the quality of the human environment

Occupational health trains specialists for the state sanitary and epidemiological supervision over working conditions, forecasting health hazards to workers and labour processes, technological equipment, development of recommendations for their planning and design, evaluation of chemical, physical, biological and other factors in production of environment.

Nutrition Hygiene trains specialists SES for the state of the actual power development of integrated optimization programs and nutritional correction of various population groups.

Hygiene of children and adolescents is SES for environmental conditions, the habitats and activities of children, assessing the impact of these conditions on the health and functional status of a growing organism, development of a complex of preventive measures, aimed at preserving and strengthening the health of children and teenagers.

Radiation hygiene is the state sanitary and epidemiological supervision and impact assessment of radiation factor on human health and the development of measures of radiation protection.

Epidemiology is SES for the occurrence and the spread of diseases of massive infectious and bnon-infectious etiology, development of prevention methods.


Specialty 32.05.01 – Medical Prevention

Qualification is doctor

The Scope of specialty is 60 credits in full-time type of study

Standard duration of study is 6 years

The form of study is fulltime

Language of study is Russian

Medical Preventive Faculty trains highly qualified specialists for work in the area of preventive medicine. They are hygienists, epidemiologists, bacteriologists. It is very essential currently, when solving problems of sanitary and epidemiological population`s wellbeing needs new qualitatively new approach to the training of specialists.

Areas of professional activity of the faculty`s graduates are: Management of sanitary and epidemiological bodies; sanitary-epidemiological and preventive institutions and organizations, medical – sanitary bodies;

Research institutions and organizations of sanitary and hygienic, epidemiological and microbiological profile, etc.

Types of professional activity are: medical activity, organizational - management activities and scientific research activity.

Medical activity

  • prevention of diseases among the population through preventive and anti-epidemic measures;
  • conducting preventive and medical examinations, clinical examinations, events, follow-up;
  • collecting and medical - statistical analysis of the population health indicator, which characterize the health status of various age - sex groups;
  • diagnosis of  diseases and pathological conditions of patients;
  • examination of temporary disability and participation in other types of expertise;
  • provision of primary care of  diseases on an outpatient basis and in day hospital;
  • the provision of primary health care for sudden acute illness, exacerbation of chronic diseases;
  • examination of temporary disability and participation in other types of expertise;
  • provision of primary health care on an outpatient basis and in day hospital;
  • provision of emergency medical care including participation in medical evacuation;
  • participation in sanatorium-resort treatment and rehabilitation for patients, having dental diseases;
  • participation in the formation of motivation aimed at preserving the health of the population, patients and their families;

Education and training of population and patients in the formation of motivation aimed at preserving the health of the patients on the basics of hygiene measures that contribute to the prevention of diseases. These measures are to promote improving of health.

Organizational – management activity.

  • implementation of the basic principles of medical care in medical institutions and their structural subdivisions.
  • creation comfortable conditions in medical institutions of an environment, conducive to the stay of patients and for the work of medical personnel.

  • medical records in medical institutions;

  • organization of medical expertise of the patient`s` health state;

  • participation in evaluation of the quality of medical care for populatiоn;

  • Compliance with the basic rules of information security;

Scientific research activity.

  • analysis of scientific literature and official reviews and public presentation of the results;

  • participation in research and solution of definite scientific tasks in the field of healthcare, participation in scientific research and solving specific scientific tasks in the field of public Health Care in diagnostics, treatment of medical rehabilitation and prevention of diseases. 


1.  Department of Hygiene.

Head of the Department is Koskina Elena Vladsimirovna, MD, Professor

2.  Department of Dermatovenereology.

Head of the Department is Kaminskaya Tatyana Valentinovna, Candidate

of Medical Science, Аssociate Professor.

3.  Department of Infectious Diseases.

Head of the Department is Pivovar Olga Ivanovna, Candidate

of Medical Science, Аssociate Professor.

4.  Department of Medical Biochemistry.

Head of the Department is Razumov Alexander Sergeevich, MD, Professor.

5.  Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Virology.

Head of Department is Levanova Lyudmila Aleksandrovna, M.D., Аssociate Professor.

6.  Department of Mobilization Training of Health and Disaster Medicine

Head of the Department is Sashko Alexander Alekseevich, Candidate of

Medical Sciences, Associate Professor

7.  Department of Public Health, Healthcare and Medical Informatics.

Head of the Department is Tsarik Galina Nikolaevna, MD Professor


8.  Department of Epidemiology.

Head of the Department is Brusina Elena Borisovna, MD, Professor.