Professor Tetyana Chumachenko, the head of Department of epidemiology from Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU)- Ukraine visited the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) of TUMS on 12th December 2017. During this visit, faculty member of DEB attended a meeting with her. In this meeting, Professor Hosseini welcomed her and gave a short historical overview about TUMS, School of Public Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Then, he introduced the faculty staff of the department and explained about academic environment and different activities of the department. All academics of the department shortly described about their areas of expertise and interests and pointed out some of their publications.
In addition, in this meeting which was held in a very warm and friendly atmosphere, the PhD representative students of home and international students in DEB gave information around their research topics.
Then, Professor Chumachenko introduced KNMU with an overview of its structure, schools, and departments. She also explained the areas of interests of the department which she is leading, and the international cooperation they have with other universities outside Ukraine. She also mentioned about their new research projects and recent conferences she has attended. She expressed interests for further cooperation between TUMS and KNMU and hoped researchers and the academic staff of DEB facilitate future cooperation by keeping in touch with her.