The Department of General Medical Sciences was established in January 2017.
The department trains health care professionals in the following specialties:

  • 221 - Dentistry,
  • 222 - Medicine,
  • 226 - Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy,
  • 227 - Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy in theoretical and clinical disciplines.
The department teaches anatomy, histology, cytology and embryology, biology with the basics of genetics, the basics of microbiology, modern problems of molecular biology, microbiology with the basics of immunology, clinical immunology, hormonal and pathological physiology, first aid, care of patients, propaedeutics of internal diseases and general surgery (with operative surgery and topographic anatomy), neurology, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, phthisiology, emergency medicine, oncology, radiology, physical rehabilitation and sports medicine, physical education.
The clinical bases of the department are the leading medical institutions in Odessa: Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern Region of Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, State Enterprise “Railway Hospital of SOE “Odessa Railway”, Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 10, multidisciplinary sanatoria “White Acacia” and
“Arcadia ”.

Head of the Department of General Medical Sciences
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk O.P.
Since the formation the department has been headed by the Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk Olexander Petrovich. The staff members of the department include PhD in biology, Associate Professor Malinovsky Volodymyr Olexandrovich, PhD, Associate Professor Igor Bondarev, PhD, Associate Professor Abdul Razzak Kitaz, PhD, Associate Professor Maved Olena Olegivna, PhD, Associate Professor Ivanchenko Svetlana Andreevna, PhD in sociology, associate professor Bukhovets Bozhena Olehivna, senior teacher Caliberda Oleg Grigorovich, faculty members Gudina Irina Grigorivna, Lisak Svitlana Vasylivna, as well as leading clinicians of Odessa, among them the head of neurology department of Municipal Clinical Hospital  No10 PhD, associate professor Skorobrekha Vyacheslav Zakharovich, surgeon of the Railway Hospital, PhD, Associate Professor Mylyarchuk Mykola Kuzmich, ENT-doctor of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern Region, Ph., Associate Professor Petruk Lyubov Gennadyevna, Head of the Surgical Department of Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern region, lieutenant colonel of medical service Yenin Roman Viktorovich.
The lecturers’ potential of the department is supported by significant scientific achievements of the staff.
Malinovsky V.O., after defending his PhD thesis in 1990, was invited to research in the United States: first to Iowa State University (Aims) and then to Miami Institute of Medicine (Miami), where he did a number of basic research and practical work while studying cholesterol hydroperoxides in the development of atherosclerosis, was engaged in cloning of galactosyl transferase metalloprotein inhibitors, developed methods for the isolation and purification of the collagen to obtain Langerhans islands from donor substrates for transplantation and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus. He has a number of modern techniques for the study of epigenetic changes in the human body. Recently he has completed training at the American biotechnology company AcronBiotech, affiliated with the Atlantic University of Florida (Boca Raton). He has been working at OMI MSU since 2012. He is the author of 43 published works in the leading scientific publications.
Sochinska T.V. has passed a scientific school at Odessa State Medical University, where she studied the pathophysiological mechanisms of the influence of excessive physical activity on the human body. After defending her thesis in 1995, she worked at Odessa State Medical University, Odessa National Economic University, Odessa National Polytechnic University, where she continued a series of investigations to study the mechanisms of influence of various environmental factors on the human body. Since 2015 she has been working at OMI MSU. She is the author of more than 60 scientific works and guidance papers.
A senior lecturer of the department Caliberda O.G. has been working at the university since 2003, he is a well-known specialist in the field of physical education – the Excellent worker in physical culture and sports of the USSR, the Excellent worker of education of Ukraine, awarded with Honorary Certificates on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Head of Odessa Regional State Administration. Oleg Grigorovich is a fencing master of the USSR, the USSR champion, the Champion of the sports and athletic contest of Ukraine, the two-time champion of Ukraine, the winner of the Cup of Ukraine, the winner and prize-winner of international competitions in the national team of Ukraine, as well as a huge experience as a Head of different subdivisions, namely Deputy head of the Committee on Physical Culture and Sports of Odessa City Executive Committee, Head of the Department of Physical Education and Sports of Odessa National Polytechnic University, Odessa National Law Academy of Civil and International Humanitarian University, allows him to implement widely modern methods of training, rehabilitation and recreation of students with the use of innovative approaches in the physical education. About 30 scientific and scientific-medical works have been published under his authorship. Despite the current difficulties in the field, Oleg Grigorovich continues to popularize active lifestyle among students and teachers of the International Humanitarian University, as well as to train high-class athletes.
The combatant, a doctor of the superior expert category Skorobrekha Vyacheslav Zakharovich has passed a thorny path of becoming a highly qualified specialist in neurology, starting from the position of a medical assistant in the unit of anti-aircraft missile troops of the USSR to the head of the department of neurology of 411 District Hospital and head neurologist of Odessa Military command. Since 2000 he has been working as the head of the neurological department of the municipal clinical hospital №10. At the same time, the accumulated considerable experience prompted Vyacheslav Zakharovich to start a scientific course, which was logically continued in 2005 with defending a dissertation on the topic: "Diagnosis of movement conversion disorders and their rehabilitation in young people", being conferred a PhD degree and scientific title of associate professor. Today, Skorobrekha V.Z. actively participates in the training of neurologists. He is the author of more than 20 scientific papers published in leading editions of Ukraine. He actively participates in scientific conferences, seminars, courses held both in Odessa and in other cities of Ukraine and abroad. He was awarded the Medal of Courage.
Malyarchuk Mykola Kuzmich, PhD, Associate Professor, experienced practicing orthopaedist - traumatologist who introduced new methods of treatment of patients with osteomyelitis and other bone pathology. For a long time he has been working as a teaching assistant at the Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology of Childhood of Odessa State Medical University. Subsequently, while working as a surgeon at the Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 1, he introduced the One Day hospital, where he worked out new cost-effective surgical interventions. Today, Mykola Kuzmich works as a surgeon on the basis of the State Railway Hospital of Odessa Railway, and introduces new methods of surgical interventions. He is an author of about 30 scientific publications, 6 patents of the USSR and Ukraine for inventions and utility models, more than 60 innovative proposals. He has been working at the university since 2016.
Petruk Lyubov Gennadiyevna is an experienced surgeon at the Otolaryngology Clinic of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern region, a member of the All-Ukrainian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons since 2013 and the Association of Laryngologists of Ukraine since 2014. In 2015, she defended her PhD thesis on "Sensoneural and Hemodynamic Disorders in Patients with Acute Injury." She is an author of more than 40 scientific papers in leading scientific publications of Ukraine. Today she is actively involved in the development of protocols for providing medical aid to victims in the area of ​​ATO.
Enin Roman Viktorovich, lieutenant colonel of medical service, surgeon of the superior expert category. After graduating from the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy in 2008, he worked his way up from a resident of the Emergency Surgery Department, a Senior Resident of the Coloproctology Clinic, and a Chief of the Emergency Surgery Department to a Chief of the Coloproctology Clinic. He is a member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES) and the Ukrainian Association of Surgeons. Since 2014 he has been participating in the medical support of the anti-terrorist operation in the eastern Ukraine. He was awarded the medals and honors of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and public organizations. He develops video-endoscopic technologies for diagnosis and surgical treatment of the wounded with battle cranial wounds. He is an author of 26 published works in the leading scientific publications.
Head of the department Romanchuk O.P. is a physician of the superior expert category in the field of physical education and sports medicine and a well-known expert on the study of human health and the impact of physical activity on the body of a healthy and sick person in Ukraine, supported by a long-term cooperation with rehabilitation institutions and sports organizations in Odessa and Ukraine. Among the latter are Odessa Regional Medical and Physical Training Center, the clinical sanatorium named after V.P. Chkalov, rehabilitation center for children with disabilities "Future» named by B.D. Litvak, Medical Rehabilitation and Balneology Research Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, FC” Chornomorets” (Odessa), PPT “Burevisnik” (Odessa), the national boxing team of Ukraine and the Paralympics national basketball team of Ukraine. Since 2007 Romanchuk O.P. has been a Member of the Association of Specialists in Sports Medicine and Physical Training of Ukraine, since 2012 - International Federation of Sports Medicine, since 2013 - European Academy of Natural History (Edinburgh), since 2015 - European College of Sports Science (Köln).He is a member of the editorial board of the journals “International Journal of Applied and Fundamental Research” (Germany) and “Physical Education, Sport, Kinesitherapy Research Journal” (Bulgaria), as well as a member of specialized  academic boards for the defence of dissertations in the specialty 14.01.24 - "Therapeutic physical training and sports medicine” and 13.00.03 - “Correctional Pedagogy”, he is the author of more than 500 publications, of which about 300 are in scientific editions of Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, the USA and Poland, 8 monographs, 14 patents of Ukraine for inventions and utility models, 2 inventor’s certificates. Two PhD theses were defended under his supervision. For his significant contribution to science Romanchuk O.P. was awarded the diploma of Odessa Department of Education and Scientific Activities of the Regional State Administration (2008), the Southern Science Center of NAS and MESYS of Ukraine (2011), the Department of Education and Science of Odessa Regional State Administration (2013).

Associate Professor Romanovsky O.E. gives a class in Anatomy

The teaching staff of the department is constantly working on improving the educational and pedagogical process, introducing the latest teaching technologies.
Active participation in the work of the scientific circle of the department and the preparation of students for scientific and practical conferences is taken by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk O.P., PhD, Associate Professor Malinovsky V.O.

Practical classes in histology, cytology and embryology


Laboratory course for the 1st year students of the specialty 221 - Dentistry