Associate Prof. Galya Ivanova Gancheva

Associate Professor Galya Ivanova Gancheva, M.D., Ph.D. WORK EXPERIENCE : Since August 2010 – Associate Professor in University Hospital “Dr Georgi Stranski ”, Clinic of Infectious Diseases; Department of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Parasitology and Tropical Medicine – Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria .Undergraduate courses in Infectious Diseases to master program in medicine, bachelor program in nurses, midwives, laboratory technicians and social workers. 1997-2010 – Chief Assistant Professor – Medical University – Pleven, Department of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Parasitology and Tropical Medicine.1990-1997 – Senior Assistant Professor – Higher Medical Institute – Pleven, Department of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Parasitology.1985-1990 – Assistant Professor – Higher Medical Institute – Pleven, Department of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Parasitology.1982-31/01/1985 – Physician, Municipal Hospital – Levski, Ward of Internal Medicine.EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 2009-2010 – MD in “Public Health and Health Management”, Medical University – Pleven. 3rd International ACTIVATE HIV Course 10th – 12th September 2009 Minsk, Belarus Second Austrian HIV/AIDS Education and Cooperation Course in Vienna at the 2nd Medical Department of Otto Wagner Hospital from 25th – 29th May, 2009 .2007 – PhD Thesis on “Complex studies on leptospirosis – Higher Attestation Commission, Sofia. 1990-2009 – more than 20 participations in national scientific and practical trainings . 1985-1989 – specialization in Infectious Diseases – Medical University of Sofia . 1976-1982 – M.D., Higher Medical Institute of Pleven . RESEARCH EXPERIENCE : Co-author of book “Sepsis, Sepsis Syndrome, Sepsis Shock” (2005) . Co-author of textbook ‘Infectious Diseases”, ed. M. Tiholova (2008) . Co-author of book “Treatment of Infectious Diseases”, ed. G. Genev (2012) . Author and co-author of more than 130 publications in scientific journals in Bulgaria and abroad . Participant with oral presentations and reports in more than 150 national and international scientific events. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Lecturer in the courses of “Infectious Diseases” and “Tropical Medicine” for foreign students of master program in Medicine. Lecturer in the courses of “Infectious Diseases” for students of bachelor programs in nurses, midwives, laboratory technicians and social workers. Practical training of “Infectious Diseases” and “Tropical Medicine” for foreign students of master program in Medicine. Practical training of “Infectious Diseases” and “Tropical Medicine” for Bulgarian students of master program in Medicine Fully developed teaching materials on Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine.