Student Successes

Every year, about 18 international students graduate with honours degrees and about 3 students get the University medal for Success in learning and high achievements in science, sports and social activities. International students are permanent participants (since 2013) of the annual International Student Congress of Life Sciences held in Groningen, Netherlands, the International Conference of Young Scientists “Science for Health” held at the basis of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, and others.

Famous Graduates

Beatrice Viafe Adday A surgeon, a consultant in the field of breast cancer treatment and the chief executive officer of Peace and Love Hospitals) in Accra and Kumasi (Ghana), the President of Breast Care International (NGO, Ghana).
Mekhriban Aliyeva Azerbaijani public and political figure, a wife of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, a deputy of Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan, a head of the working group on the Azerbaijani-French inter-parliamentary relations, the President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Foundation of Friends of Azerbaijani Culture, the President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO, the United Nations, the OIC and ISESCO.
Nikolai Sklifosovsky One of the most prominent Russian surgeons and clinicians. Author of a number of seminal works on clinical and military surgery. Long-term director of the Imperial Clinical Institute. Founder of clinical hub in Moscow all over the Virgin's Field (now – First MSMU).
Renat Akchurin Heart surgeon, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Initiator and co-author of the High-tech Medicine initiative. In autumn 1996 he operated the heart of Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the Russian Federation.
Oleg At’kov Cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union (1984), Honored Scientist of Russia (2007), physician, inventor, space physiology and medicine researcher exploring the spaceflight human dimension.
Leo Bokeria Chief cardiac surgeon of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, academician, scientist, inventor, organizer of medical science. He developed and implemented a number of diagnostic and surgical techniques for cardiac diseases treatment.
Maxim Konchalovsky Doctor, scientist, clinician and teacher. He founded the Russian Clinic of Internal Medicine. Among his famous students are E. M. Tareev V. N. Smotrov, S. A. Pospelov, S. A. Gilyarevsky, A. G. Ghukasyan.
Sergei Korsakov One of the founders of structure-function psychiatry, author of the classic "The Course of Psychiatry" (1893), co-founder of the experimental psychology laboratory (Moscow, 1886).
Alexander Myasnikov Therapist, prominent cardiologist, tutor. The founder of Russian therapeutic school (E. I. Chazov, I. K. Shkhvatsabaya, Z. S. Volyn, A. C. Loginov, V. S. Smolensky). One of the personal doctors of I. V. Stalin till his last days.
Nikolai Pirogov Founder of anaesthesiology and military surgery in Russia, the author of the first atlas of topographic anatomy. One of the luminaries of Russian medical education.
Valentin Pokrovsky Chief epidemiologist of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. He diagnosed the first national cases of HIV and organized respective prevention and diagnostic service. His contribution to research and implementation of treatment techniques against many previously unknown diseases is really significant.
Ivan Sechenov Founder of physiology school. He has made a great contribution to the study of the brain: thalamus inhibition center, central inhibition phenomenon, spontaneous fluctuations of bio currents within medulla oblongata.
Anton Chekhov Great prosaist and playwright, doctor. Global literature classical author. His works circulate in billions of copies in more than a hundred languages; more than a century his plays are staged in theaters throughout the world.