Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology

Колектив на катедра съдебна медицина и деонтология , Медицински университет - Пловдив
Academic staff – Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Medical University of Plovdiv

Education

ANNOUNCEMENT

A remedial exam in Forensic Medicine and Deontology will be held on:
20.09.2021 at 09:00 – for specialties Medicine and Dental Medicine
The exam will be in person in the Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology of MU – Plovdiv, it will include 50 MCQ questions, with only one correct answer and will be held under the same requirements as the last regular exam session. The exam will be performed in MS Forms Platform via student’s personal electronic devices.

Students have to be registered in the official group exam protocol given by the respective Faculty where they study or by providing a personal official protocol on the day of the exam.

EXAMINATION COMMISSION:
Assoc. Prof. Pavel Timonov, MD, PhD
Chef Assist. Prof. Ivan Tsranchev, MD, PhD
Assist. Prof. Stela Yancheva, MD

FORENSIC MEDICINE AND DEONTOLOGY

Educational Programs for general medicine students and for dental medicine students have been accepted with Department’s Protocol Numbers 6/2019 and 1/2020
Academic Standard Protocol has been accepted with Department’s Protocol Number 3/2017


Forensic medicine is a branch of medicine, which uses the knowledge and the principles of medical sciences to help the police, the court and the prosecutory in the process of investigating of criminal and civil cases.
The aim of the course Forensic Medicine is to develop capability and skills necessary in graduating medical students and students from the specialty dental medicine, for medicolegal cases in their career practice.The main objective is to gain knowledge and practical skills necessary for participation in the functioning of courts. In its methodological aspect Forensic Medicine uses routine clinical methods of research and training known from other fields of Medicine. Some of the methods are adjusted to the nature and specific characteristics of Forensic Medicine and others are innovative methods described in forensic literature. The course includes lectures and practicals by specific topics.

Academic Staff

Associate Professor Dr. Svetlozar Spasov,M.D., Ph.D– Head of the department

Phone:
e-mail: svetlozar.spasov@mu-plovdiv.bg

Associate Professor Dr. Pavel Timonov, M.D., Ph.D.

Phone:
e-mail: pavel.timonov@mu-plovdiv.bg

Assistant Professor Dr. Marin Baltov, M.D., Ph.D.

Phone:
e-mail: marin.baltov@mu-plovdiv.bg

Chef Assist. Prof. Ivan Tsranchev, MD, PhD

Phone:
e-mail: ivan.tsranchev@mu-plovdiv.bg

Assistant Professor Dr. Kristina Hadzhieva, M.D.

Phone:
e-mail: kristina.hadzhieva@mu-plovdiv.bg

Assistant Professor Dr. Todor Dobrev, M.D.

Phone:
e-mail: todor.dobrev@mu-plovdiv.bg

Assistant Professor Dr. Stela Yancheva, M.D

Phone:
e-mail: stela.yancheva@mu-plovdiv.bg

Assistant Professor Dr. Plamena Dineva, M.D.

Phone:
e-mail: plamena.dineva@mu-plovdiv.bg

Research

Basics of legal proceedings in Forensic Medicine. Forensic traumatology. Basics of Forensic Medical Expert Examination of living persons. Forensic Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Expert Examination of simulated diseases and self-injuries. Expert Examination in case of disputable paternity and/or maternity. Forensic Toxicology. Expert Examination of written data. Expert Examination of trace evidence. Medical Ethics and Deontology.

Textbooks

Forensic Pathology- Lecture Notes and MCQ’S. LaxBook 2014. Pavel Timonov, M.D., Ph.D.

Publications

The members of the academic staff have many international publications, covering different fields in Forensic medicine in international journals indexed in world databases, including Google Scholar, CrossRef, ScienceDirect, Scopus

Monographs

Dissertations