Samara State Medical University
Departments of Therapeutic Dentistry, Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry,
Pediatric Dentistry, Dentistry of the Institute of Professional Education
Dmitrii A. TRUNIN,
Tel. + 7 846 332-36-63
Achievements and awards. The program has been ranked among Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia since 2011.
Teaching staff. The five departments of dentistry employ 16 Professors, 18 Associate Professors and over 30 Assistants, Candidates of Medical Sciences. The academic degree holders ratio is over 94%.
Facilities and resources include 6 theoretical buildings, 10 lecture halls, over 100 classrooms with required equipment, the multidisciplinary accreditation and simulation center, two libraries, a reading hall, a PC with access to the core library resources, the full-text databases: electronic library systems such as Knigafond, Student’s Consultant. E-library of a Medical University, the reference legal system Consultant Plus.
Research. There are two cross-cutting themes of research including discipline-specific and comprehensive programs: "Etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, peculiarities of clinical progression of dental diseases. Prevention, diagnosis, development of treatment and rehabilitation methods" (the work is conducted in cooperation with the Central Research Institute of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery, Moscow); "Peculiarities of treatment and rehabilitation of dental patients affected by general somatic diseases" (the work is conducted in cooperation with Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov).
Education. State-of-the-art active and interactive teaching methods and learning technologies are widely used.
Strategic partners. Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov, Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg, the Central Research Institute of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery. Companies such as 3M, Ormco, Oral-B, Colgate, R.O.C.S., Dentspliy-Sirona, Rokada-Med provide state-of-the-art equipment and expendable materials to be used in the educational process.
SamSMU is one of 57 members of the Dentistry Research and Education Medical Cluster.
International projects and programs. The university organizes educational internships and work placements for students of SamSMU in cooperation with Belarusian SMU, Tashkent SMU (Uzbekistan), Medical University of Innsbruck (Austria). Students annually undertake study placement at University of Greifswald (Germany) and the Ivoclar Vivadent company (USA) under the supervision of teachers of dentistry departments.
Assistance and support for foreign students and teachers. The Department of International Relations carries out international scientific and educational activities of the university, implements joint international projects.
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