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Prof. Victoria Tkachenko

Full Professor of Department of Family Medicine, MD, PhD, Dr. Sc. in Medicine in General Practice – Family Medicine, a general practitioner

WHO National trainer in noncommunicable diseases and mhGAP-program 

National trainer of Health Ministry of Ukraine and WICC  in ICPC-2 implementation in Ukraine 

Contacts: tel./fax (+38044) 536-01-06 (w), +38067-757-45-96 (cell)

E-mail: witk@ukr.net

Major Qualifications:

  • Full Professor’s academic status in Family Medicine approved by Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in May 2018 (diploma)
  • Diploma of Doctor of Medical Science in General Practice / Family Medicine (2017) – the highest scientific degree in Ukraine (was given by Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in 2017 after defending the postdoctoral research (after PhD)

The theme of research - quality improvement of type 2 diabetes’ management in primary care (the manuscript, thesis)

  • General practitioner, teacher and primary care researcher
  • PhD (2007) - PhD thesis in internal diseases (2003-2007) about clinico-pathogenetic characteristics of arthropathies in patients with hipothyroidism
  • English level - Fluent English skills (confirmed by Cambridge English Level B2 Certificate in ESOL International - First Certificate in English refers to the UK National Qualifications Framework, 2018 

Educational work, main achievements:

  • co-author of the English textbook "The World Book of Family Medicine" - European Edition, published on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of Wonca Europe, 2015, 312 p.
  • co-author of a series of Ukrainian textbooks for GPs "Actual questions of family medicine", edited by Academician Voronenko Yu.V., Prof. Shekera O.G. - “Actual questions of internal diseases in GP practice” (2018), “Actual questions of cardiovascular diseases in GP practice” (2017), “Actual questions of endocrinology in GP practice” (2019)
  • co-author of textbooks “Practical skills in Family Medicine” (edition 2012, 2013, 2014), “Diabetes monitoring and prevention in general practice” (2013), “The Problem of Pain in General Medical Practice” (2007);
  • invited lecturer at the Western Kazakhstan Medical University under the Academic Mobility Program (2017),
  • invited lecturer at Wroclaw University of Medicine (2018)
  • WHO National trainer in non-communicable diseases (from 2016) and mental health mhGAP (2019)
  • trainer of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and WONCA WICC on the implementation of the International Classification of Primary Care ICPC-2 (from 2018)
  • is a member of the international working group on the development of programs and recommendations for the training of family doctors at World Association of Family Doctors - Wonca World, the European Academy of Teachers in General Practice (EURACT), PhD program.
  • co-author and member of the working groups on the development of educational programs and plans for postgraduate and post-graduate education of doctors in Ukraine, working at the main Ukrainian Department of Family Medicine.
  • the coordinator of the project of the institutes' departments on conducting a cycle of thematic improvement with a distance form of training with the simultaneous use of 5 regions of Ukraine (in co-operation with the Ministry of Health and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine) in 2018. 

Scientific work, main achievements:

  • is responsible for the scientific work of the Department of Family Medicine, principle researcher of the Scientific Research Institute "Scientific and methodical support for standardization and personification of medical-preventive and rehabilitation activities of a general practitioner - family doctor" (2018-2022).
  • was the Supervisor and Principal Investigator of the research “Substantiation and development of algorithms and programs for the primary health care management of patients with the most common non-communicable diseases” (funded by Ministry of Health of Ukraine, 2013-2015),
  • was principle investigator of 5 scientific researches of the Department of Family Medicine, including the interdepartmental research “Substantiation of cross-sectoral education, science and practical health care for effective training of medical personnel"(2014-2016).
  • Participated as co-investigator in international researches and studies:
    • EUROASPIRE IV, European Survey of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Diabetes (primary care arm) of the EURObservational Research Programme (EORP) of European Society of Cardiology (2014-2015)
    • EUROASPIRE V European Survey of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Diabetes (primary care arm) of the EURObservational Research Programme (EORP) of European Society of Cardiology (2017-2018)
    • ATTENTIVE study (Antihypertensive TreaTmENT In Very Elderly) - University of Bern, Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM), Switzerland (2016-2017)
    • STATTENTIVE-study - (STAtines TreaTmENT In Very Elderly) Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), the Netherlands (2017).
    • Clinical trials CEPHALON- 33457/2047 and CEPHALON- 33457/3075 (2010-2012)
    • mentor and supervisor of 5 PhD students, 1 foreign resident, clinical ordinators
    • member of Scientific Defensive Council for Thesis in field of General Practice Family Medicine and Internal Diseases (since 2017)
    • member of projects of the Wonca World and Wonca Europe and its working groups - EURACT, the European Society for Quality and Patient Safety in General Practice / Family Medicine (EQuiP), the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN), rural medicine EURIPA, Vasco da Gama Movement
    • associate editor and reviewer in peer–reviewed international journal “Family Medicine and Primary Care Review”, indexed in Scopus, Web of Science (since 2017)
    • member of Editorial Board of peer–reviewed Ukrainian Journals “Family Medicine”, “Public Health”, «Achievements of clinical and experimental medicine», informational bulletin «Family medicine»
    • reviewer of English-language articles and abstracts submitted for publication in the materials of the international conference on family medicine Wonca Europe (2017-2019)
    • author or co-author of about 370 scientific publications (70 publications in English), 14 textbooks in national and foreign editions on the variety of topics, including the management of care, different problems of primary care, teaching general practice, reorganization of health care on basis of family medicine, results of reformation health system, the management of noncommunicable diseases, diabetes, thyroid disorders, rheumatologic problems, management of the pain, mental health, quality of care and education.
    • 3 Innovation patents are received.
    • Profiles:

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0789-5340

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-4849-2016

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57194054443

https://publons.com/researcher/1740470/victoria-tkachenko/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=&user=d8x7UBIAAAAJ

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Victoria_Tkachenko

https://www.linkedin.com/in/victoria-tkachenko-47822a52/

  • h-index is in Scopus – 2, WoS – 1, Google Scholar - 11

 

Clinical experience:

  • provides clinical and consultative work at the University clinics: Educational and Practical Centre of Family Medicine (Kyiv), Primary Care Centers of Kyiv region, polyclinic and therapeutic departments, endocrinological centre of "Kyiv Regional Clinical Hospital"
  • the highest qualification in the specialty "General Practice - Family Medicine" (since 2015)
  • the highest qualification in the specialty "Internal diseases" (since 2015)
  • the highest qualification in the field of "Endocrinology" (since 2016)
  • National expert in general practice / family medicine at National Health Service of Ukraine (2019)
  • a member of the working group of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the review of translation of international clinical guidelines
  • expert at Ministry of Health of Ukraine for adapting international evidence-based guidelines and the development of National clinical protocols and medical standards for medical care in type 2 diabetes, headache, trigeminal neuralgia, thyroid diseases (2010-2017),
  • is the Chief Specialist and Expert in Primary Care at Health Department of Kiev Region in Ukraine (since 2014)

 

Organizational activity:

  • Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Family Medicine, Deputy Director of the Institute of Family Medicine on a voluntary basis and actively participates in the work of the Directorate of the Institute of Family Medicine
  • Certified Internal Auditor of NMAPO on the standards of ISO 9001: 2015 and EFQM (since 2015)
  • co-author of the Draft of Law of Ukraine “About primary health care on basis of family medicine’ registered for voting in Ukrainian Parliament 06.2017 № 6634
  • co-organizer of annual scientific-practical and educational conferences with international participation of the national (about 6-7 annually) and regional (about 10 yearly) levels.
  • responsible organizer of monthly educational seminars in continuing professional development of primary care doctors "Society of Primary Care Doctors of Kyiv Region"
  • responsible organizer of annual regional conferences "Reading Family Medicine in memory of GI Lysenko”

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

since 2018 till present

Full Professor at Department of Family medicine

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE)

Institute of Family medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Kyiv, Ukraine

2011-2018

Associate Professor at Department of Family medicine

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE)

Institute of Family medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Kyiv, Ukraine

2006-2011

Assistant of Professor at Department of Family medicine

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Department of Family medicine

Kyiv, Ukraine

since 2016 till present

General practitioner in private clinic (part time employed)

Kyiv, Ukraine

 

 

EDUCATION

October-April 2009

Postgraduate Course in General Practice – Family Medicine

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

2004 (3 months)

Postgraduate Course in Endocrinology

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

2003-2006

PhD Post-graduate study in internal diseases (aspirantura)

Specialization: internal diseases

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Kyiv, Ukraine

The theme of research - studying the clinico-pathogenetic characteristics of arthropathy, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in patients with hypothyroidism

2002-2003

Diploma, Master's degree in Medical Science

Specialization: internal diseases

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Kyiv, Ukraine

Research work was about autoimmune thyroiditis.

2002-2003

Residency (Internship)

Specialization: internal diseases

Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Kyiv Region Clinical Hospital and Kyiv Region Endocrinological Centre,

Kyiv, Ukraine

1996 – 2002

Diploma in medicine (MD)

Bogomolets National Medical University, medical faculty,

Kyiv, Ukraine

TRAINING AND PARTICIPATION

  • European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN) Web-course on conducting research in primary health care (50 academic hours) - June 2019.
  • WHO training for trainers in mhGAP in primary care, Kiev, 18-22 February 2019
  • Wonca WICC training for trainers in ICPC-2 implementation (06-07-12.2018)
  • Ministry of health of Ukraine training for trainers in ICPC-2 implementation (07.11.2018)
  • Seminar in Medical Quality and Safety, American-Austrian Foundation, Salzburg, Austria, 22-28 April 2018
  • Seminar in Diabetes, American-Austrian Foundation, Salzburg, Austria, 14-20 May 2017
  • WHO training for trainers in noncommunicable diseases in primary care, Kiev (2016)
  • European Academy of Teachers in General Practice (EURACT) training in communications in primary care, Lviv, 25-26.03.2019
  • EURACT Bled Course «Teaching and learning about future developments in family medicine» – Slovenia, 20-24.09.2016
  • EURACT workshop-training for educators “Personal learning plan. New Wonca standards of postgraduate Education in family medicine”, by President of EURACT Janko Kersnik - Kiev, Ukraine, 24 October 2013
  • EQuiP Summer School about quality research in primary care  – Denmark, 31 July -3 August 2014
  • EQuiP Summer School “Research for Quality in Primary Care”– Germany, 19-22 July 2013
  • Exchange programs in primary care:
    • Slovakia, 24-25.05.2019
    • Finland, 09-12.05.2019
    • South Korea, 17-21.10.2018
    • Portugal, 29.06 –04.07.2014.
    • Israel, 04-11.03.2014.
    • Spain, 04-11.11.2012.
    • Croatia, 03-07.10.2012
    • Netherlands, 26-28.05.2010 and 25-28.01.2012
    • United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow, 3-7.11.2009
  • 2 Trainings in development and adaptation of clinical guidelines at national level - Health Ministry of Ukraine, Kiev, 19-20 April 2010, 14-15 June 2010
  • EASD Postgraduate Education Courses on Management of Diabetes and its Complications – Kiev, 19-21 April 2012; Lviv, Ukraine 18-20 April 2013; Kiev Ukraine 12-14 March 2015;
  • Training for internal auditors in quality management according to ISO 9001:2015, Kiev, 01-09 September 2015
  • GCP-trainings “GCP requirements and their compliance at clinical trials in Ukraine”– Kiev, 29 January 2011, 17 March 2011
  • Courses of English language level improvement at NMAPE (2016-2017)
  • Lecturers’ advanced training in English language at NMAPE (2 Feb-29 Dec 2017)
  • Courses of FCE Preparation in English at Grade Education Centre, Authorized Platinum Exam Centre Cambridge Assessment English (September-December 2017), educated with Cambridge English Level B2 Certificate in ESOL International (First Certificate in English refers to the UK National Qualifications Framework)
  • Oral and poster presentations at national and international scientific conferences, congresses for doctors in different field of medicine Wonca Conferences, EASD, World Diabetes Congress, EURACT, EGPRN, PCDE Conferences, etc. (1999 – 2019)
  • abstracts’ reviewer and moderator of sessions during Wonca Conferences (2016-2019) 

HONORS, ACTIVITIES,

  • Life-Direct Member of WONCA
  • Member of EURACT, EGPRN, EURIPA, EQuiP, PCDE
  • Participant of Council Meetings of World Organization of Family Doctors Wonca World and Wonca Europe (2009-2019)
  • Council Member of Ukrainian Association of Family Medicine, which is the member organisation of WONCA Europe
  • Head of  Ukrainian Movement of Young General Practitioners
  • Vice-Chair of Scientific Council of Institute of Family Medicine NMAPE
  • Member of Scientific Council of NMAPE
  • Member of Scientific Defensive Council for Thesis in field of General Practice Family Medicine and Internal Diseases (since 2017)
  • Member of the Expert Problem Commission of NMAPE in specialty "General practice - family medicine"
  • Certificated internal auditor of system of quality management according to ISO 9001:2015
  • works at the Director’s Office of Institute of Family Medicine NMAPE as vice-director
  • Academician of National Academy of Science of High Education of Ukraine (since 2017)

AWARDS

  • Was awarded with the Montegut Global Scholar Award established by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation (2018)
  • Was awarded with premium of  National Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine for research work «Arthropathies in patients with hypothyroidism» (PhD thesis)
  • Was awarded with 15 Certificates of Innovations in clinical practice and 5 Certificate of Innovation in pedagogical process of department.
  • Was awarded with 2 honorable gratitude from Health Minister of Ukraine in 2011 and 2016
  • Was awarded with honorable diploma from Kiev Regional State Administration  for input in development of primary care in Kiev Region, 2015, 2018
  • Was awarded with honorable gratitude from the West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University for international collaboration and conducting training in noncommunicable diseases (2017).

Was awarded with honorable WHO's recognition diploma for cooperation and contribution to the prevention of non-communicable diseases (2019)