Prof. Valentina Boyanova Petkova-Dimitrova
Prof. Valentina Boyanova Petkova-Dimitrova, DSc
Vice Rector for Science and Accreditation
since 2016 – Vice Rector for Science and Accreditation, Professor – Medical University – Sofia; Project coordination, Chairman of CMH, coordination of research and accreditation in January
2012–2016 – Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs for students studying in English, Professor – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia; Learning activities of students studying in English
2012 – Professor – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia; Teaching and instruction, research and projects
2008–2012 – Associate Professor – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia; Teaching and instruction, research and projects
2001–2008 – Chief Assistant, Senior Assistant, Assistant – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia; teaching and research activities
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
2018 – SPECIALTY IN HOSPITAL PHARMACY – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia
2015 – Doctor of Science – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia; Defended dissertation for obtaining the scientific degree DOCTOR OF SCIENCES on the topic “Theoretical and applied aspects of the concept of” Pharmaceutical care “in some specific groups of patients”
2012 – MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT – PHC, MU-Sofia
2008 – SPECIALTY IN CLINICAL PHARMACY – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia
2007 – SPECIALTY IN ORGANIZATION AND ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia
2003 – SPECIALTY IN ORGANIZATION AND ECONOMICS OF PHARMACY AND DISTRIBUTION PRACTICE – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia
2000 – Doctor – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia – Defended dissertation for obtaining the educational and scientific degree DOCTOR OF PHARMACY on the topic: “Study of consent (compliance) with drug therapy in chronically ill patients”
1998 – MA in MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT – Technical University, Sofia
1991–1996 – MASTER OF PHARMACY – Faculty of Pharmacy, MU-Sofia
1986–1991 – 114 English Language High School, Sofia
1998 Specialization course in Potsdam, Germany, McGill UniversityCourse “Measurement In Health Care”
1999 Mediterranean school of medical statistics and clinical epidemiology Specialization course in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
2000 Harvard School of Public Health Syracuse, Italy, Mediterranean School of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Syracuse, Italy Specialization course in Biostatistics-Ii, Clinical Decision Making
2005 Faculty of Pharmacy, MU, Sofia, Bulgaria and the Francophone Institute of Administration and Management, branch of the University of Business Management in Nantes, France Postgraduate qualification in pharmaceutical marketing
2006 Department of Social Pharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical care, RUG University of Groningen, the Netherlands Specialization in Pharmaceutical Care
1 84 publications , of which – 65 publications in magazines with impact factor.
Author and co-author of 18 textbooks and scientific manuals, 7 of which are in English in History of Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacoeconomics.
500 citations of scientific papers in foreign databases (SCOPUS, Web of Science)
150 participations in scientific international and national events.
Leading researcher for Bulgaria in Pharmine (PHARMacy education IN Europe) 2009 project, WP7, funded by the European Commission (LLL program, Erasmus).
Leading researcher of a research project under Contract № 18/2004 from the competition “GRANT-2004” on the topic: “The role of the pharmacist for the introduction of the concept” Pharmaceutical care “in the self-treatment of patients”
Lead researcher of a research project under Contract № 34/2009 from the competition “GRANT-2009” on the topic: “The role of the dosage form to improve the patient’s consent to the prescribed drug therapy – compliance”, rated “Excellent” by Council of Medical Science and awarded for the most successful development of the competition-project financing of MU-Sofia for the period 2008-2009 in the scientific field “Pharmacy” with the award “Signum laudis pro scientiae meritis”
Lead researcher of a research project under Contract № 8/2011 of the competition “GRANT-2011” on the topic: “Development of pharmacotherapeutic and pharmacotechnological plan for optimization of drug therapy in pediatric patients”
Participant in a research team under Contract № 1-C / 2009 from the competition “Stimulation of research in areas of excellence-2009” on the topic: “Development of pharmacotherapeutic, pharmacoeconomic and pharmacoepidemiological models of drug therapy for patients with hypertension”
Participant in a research team under Contract № DUNK / 2009 from the competition “Construction of university research complexes” of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Science on the topic: “National University Complex for Biomedical and Applied Research”
Co-leader of a research team under Contract № BG051PO001-3.3.03-61 / 2009 part of the OP “Human Resources Development” of the ESF of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Science on the topic: “Training of pharmacy students for consulting patients with hypertension in pharmacies”
Participant in the project “Risk assessment and compliance with drug therapy and their impact on the cost of treatment and quality of life of patients with COPD”, NSF, 2014.
Participant in an international research project – ReFEEHS (Reinforcement of the Framework for Experiential Education in Healthcare in Serbia) under the Erasmus + program KA2 , 2015
Package Manager in the National Scientific Program “Electronic Healthcare in Bulgaria (e-Health)” 2018
Supervisor of 10 doctoral students, 8 of whom successfully defended. Head of over 80 postgraduates and graduates.
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND PUBLIC POSITIONS
Chairman of the Ethics Commission of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Union – 2 terms
Chairman of the Medical Science Council of MU-Sofia
Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Drug Information Association (BALI)
Cashier of the national section of the Balkan Medical Union
Member of the Bulgarian Scientific Society of Pharmacy
Member of the Academic Council of MU-Sofia
Member of the Supreme Council of Pharmacy, Ministry of Health
Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Pharmacy – Sofia
Member of the International Society for the History of Pharmacy
Member of the EURODURG Medicinal Products Research Group
Member of ISPOR
Expert of BDA, NSCRLP and others.
Chairman of the examination commission on SDO Organization and economics of pharmaceutical production
Member of the examination commission under SDO Organization and economics of distribution and pharmacy practice
Honorary badge of the Rector 2020 for personal contribution in the management mandate 2016-2020 of MU-Sofia
Signum Laudis Pro Scientiae Meritis 2017, award sign of MU-Sofia for the best scientific development GRANT 2015
Panacea – golden, 2015 for high professionalism and proven contribution to the organization and implementation of teaching (training of students, doctoral students, graduate students), research and expert activities at MU-Sofia
Signum Laudis Pro scientiea meritis 2011, award sign of MU-Sofia for the best scientific development GRANT 2011