Pharmacy in General Medicine in Voronezh State Medical University



Faculty of Pharmacy

Specialist's program


BEREZHNOVA Tatiana Aleksandrovna


Current position in ratings/rankings. According to My education portal (, VSMU named after N.N. Burdenko was ranked 8th among Russian pharmaceutical HEIs in 2018.

Awards and achievements of the educational program. The program successfully underwent state accreditation by the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science and professional-public accreditation performed by the Medical League of Russia (the All-Russian non-governmental organization) in 2018. It was evaluated as part of external and internal audits and recognized as compliant with the education quality standards of ISO 9001:2015.

Teaching staff. Training is provided by 15 Doctors of Sciences, 10 Professors, 65 Candidates of Sciences. The educational process involves the representatives of the Learning pharmacy of the Faculty of Pharmacy, the virtual learning hospital, the museum of medicinal plants of the Central Black Earth Region, the university botanical garden.

Facilities and resources. The university has state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, computer classrooms, the Central research laboratory; six research institutes, a library that contains 700,000 pieces of educational and scientific literature; a sports facility, hostels and canteens.

Research activities are carried out in the following areas:

1. Antioxidative, antimicrobial and adsorption activity of drug substances.

2. Synthesis, structure and properties of hydroxyapatite composites and hydroxyapatite-based coatings for treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.

3. Sodium-calcium exchange in the experimental heart model for studying the mechanism of action of antiarrhythmic drugs.

4. Dosage forms of sorbents, development of nanosorbents.

5. Development of optical spectral methods, express drug quality test. 6. Putting personalized medicine methods into clinical practice.

Educational process. Practical training is done at modern organizations of practical pharmacy.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with PirogovRussianNationalResearchMedicalUniversity, YaroslavlStateMedicalUniversity, RyazanStateMedicalUniversity named after academician I.P. Pavlov, Volgograd, StateMedicalUniversity, KazanStateMedicalUniversity, BelgorodStateMedicalUniversity, the regional office of the National Pharmaceutical Chamber, pharmaceutical organizations.

Participation in international projects and programs. The staff participate in implementing joint projects with HarbinMedicalUniversity (China), KyushuUniversity (Japan), AsfendiyarovKazakhNationalMedicalUniversity (Kazakhstan), Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine (China).

Competitive advantages. Annually, over 30 practical training facilities are involved in the educational process. Students have an opportunity to undertake study placement at HarbinMedicalUniversity (China). Foreign students are enrolled in Russian-taught programs which allows them to acquire an additional foreign language.