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Department of Latin

Department staff

Olena Kiselova is a Head of the Department and Associate Professor.

Graduated from the Institute of Philology of Shevchenko Kiev State University in 1979, majoring in classical languages, Russian language and literature. From 1981 to 1996 Olena worked as a lecturer of the Department of Latin in the Bogomolets National Medical University. From 1996 to 2005 she worked as a senior lecturer in the Department. From 2005 to 2006 she was the Acting Head of the Department. From 2007 till present time she is the Head of the Department of Latin in Bogomolets National Medical University (NMU).

Olena is the author of 3 Latin language textbooks issued under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and 2 manuals, a printed workbook, 8 methodical recommendations in Ukrainian and English, 7 model curricula under the auspices of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, 3 dictionaries, programs for students of general education schools of new type (Ukrainian Medical Lyceum of NMU), the author of more than 50 academic papers. She is awarded with certificates of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and various awards.

Olena initiated and introduced scientific cooperation with the relevant departments of the University of Lublin, Bezanson University (France), Lomonosov NDU, St. Petersburg University, Moscow Medical and Dental University and others.

Annually, the Department as a specialized department holds a meeting of single-profile departments of medical universities of Ukraine, supervising the educational process at these departments, acts as the head of the Council of single-profile departments of Ukraine.

 

Shpynta (Voskoboinyk) G.M. phD, (position) finished  the Department of General Linguistics and Classical Philology of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in 2008. And 2008- 2011 – graduate student of this Department. In 2012, she defended her thesis : “Greek component in the Latin entomology nomenclature: structural and semantic aspect” at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Scientific interests: actual problems of terminology, scientific nomenclature, lexicology, lexicography, and cognitive mechanisms of term-formation and conceptualization of the scientific space.

The author of more than 30 scientific and educational publications, including the monograph “Latin entomology nomenclature: structural-semantic aspect”. Co-author of a workbook for a workshop from the Latin language and medical terminology for Ukrainian-speaking students and foreign students (Russian-language and English-language forms of education).

Since 2007, she has been working in the Latin Language Department at the O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University (laboratory assistant, lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor). 2011-2015 was a curator of ECTS in the dean’s office for work with foreign students of the dental and pharmaceutical faculties of O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University.

 

 

Yuliia B. Brazhuk – Associate Professor at the Department of Latin, Bogomolets National Medical University.

In 2005 she graduated from the Institute of Philology of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with a major in «Language and Literature (Ancient Greek and Latin), the Ukrainian Language».

Since 2005 he has been a teacher of the Department, 2010-2016 – senior lecturer of the Department, since 2016 – associate professor of the Department.

2010-2014 – postgraduate studies (the Department of General Linguistics and Classical Philology, Institute of Philology of Taras Shevchenko National University); Ph. d. thesis – «Naturomorphic metaphor in medical terminology (on the material of Latin-speaking anatomical terms)”.

  1. Brazhuk – the author of 12 scientific articles published in Ukrainian and foreign editions, methodological developments, she is a co-author of work training programs, the manual «Рracticum on the Latin language and medical terminology».

The field of scientific interest is medical terminology, cognitive metaphor in scientific terminology and metaphorical models in medical terminology.

 

Svitlana I. Lekhnitska, candidate of Philological Science (PhD), associate professor. In 2005 graduated  from Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in specialty The classical languages and literature. In 2009 completed the program of postgraduate studying in  Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University. In 2016 defended the thesis The phenomenon of synonymy in the Greek and Latin origin pharmaceutical nomenclature (onomasiological and derivational aspects). Svitlana I. Lekhnitska is an author of 30  scientific works. Co-author of tutorial and scientific books “Latin Language and medical terminology”, “Latin Language and medical terminology: study guide”, “Latin Language and medical terminology (workbook)”, «Medical Latin terminology workbook: study guide», typical, exemplary, work and study programs of the discipline “Latin Language and medical terminology” for specialties 222 Medicine, 221 Stomatology, 225 Medical psychology, 227 Physical therapy, ergotherapy, 228 Pediatrics and methodological materials.

 

Oksana Nikolaenko – Senior Lecturer of the Latin Department of Bogomolets National Medical University. In 2006 graduated with honors from the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. She has obtained the qualification of Master of Philology. In 2009 she completed her postgraduate studies in the Department of General Linguistics and Classical Philology. She is currently working on the PhD thesis: “The Flavian Age Epigram: A Linguopragmatic Analysis”. In 2009-2010 worked as a senior laboratory assistant at the Latin Department. Since September 2010, he has been working as a lecturer of the Latin department, and since 2014 – a senior lecturer of the department. Teaching experience – 16 years. Since 2011, she has been responsible for the implementation of the department’s research work. In addition, she is the author of 16 scientific papers and co-author of study manuals “Lexical appendix in the discipline” Latin language and medical terminology” and “Lexicon terminologiae medicinalis (Русский / English)” for students of higher educational institutions of III-IV levels of accreditation.
Olena V. Halamaha – lecturer, candidate of Philological Science (PhD).

In 2013 she graduated  from Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in the speciality “Language and Literature (Ancient Greek and Latin),  French Language” .

In 2016 completed the program of postgraduate studying in  Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University. In 2017 defended the thesis «Sacred Latin Text of Antiquity: Genealogic, Suggestive and Pragmatic Dimensions».

Olena V. Halamaha is an author of 6 scientific works. Since 2013  has been teaching the Latin language at the Department of Latin, Bogomolets National Medical University. Olena V. Halamaha is responsible for the design of the web page of the Department of Latin. Since 2018 Olena V. is a curator ESTS of the Faculty of Medicine №4.

Field of scientific interests: linguoculture, psycholinguistics, Sacred Latin Text of Antiquity.

 

Kateryna S. Somka, lecturer.

In 2009 graduated  from Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in specialty The classical languages and literature, and Italian language. In 2012 completed the program of postgraduate studying in Institute of  Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University. Kateryna S. Somka is an author of 5 scientific works and participant of 5 International conferences. The head of the student scientific club in the Department.

 

Khrystyna V. Kondaurova, lecturer.

 

In 2014 Khrystyna V. Kondaurova completed the full course of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and obtained complete higher education in the speciality “Language and Literature (Ancient Greek and Latin), English Language” and obtained qualification of Master of Language and Literature: Researcher, Teacher of Higher Educational Institution (Ancient Greek, Latin and English languages). In 2014 she became a postgraduate student of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and is currently working on Ph.d thesis “Latin legislative document: from papal bulls to hetman’s universals”. In 2013 she worked as a laboratory assistant and since 2014 she works as a lecturer at the Department of Latin, Bogomolets National Medical University.

Khrystyna V. Kondaurova is the author of 8 scientific articles published in Ukrainian and foreign editions.

Field of scientific interests: epigraphy, semiotics and sphragistics.

 

Chernenko Nina Anatoliyivna, candidate of philological sciences (PhD), associate professor; head teacher of department.

In 2012 graduated from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University. In 2016 defended a thesis “Verbalization of concept VIRTUE in European languages (on material of Latin, French, English and Ukrainian)” on specialty “General linguistics” and received degree of candidate of philological sciences (PhD). N.A. Chernenko is author of 12 scientific articles on linguocultural studies, linguoconceptology, cognitive linguistics.

 

Oksana Nikolaenko – associate Professor of the Latin Department of Bogomolets National Medical University.

In 2006 graduated with honors from the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. She has obtained the qualification of Master of Philology. In 2011 she completed her postgraduate studies in the Department of General Linguistics and Classical Philology. In October 2012, she defended her dissertation at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv on the topic "Oratory discourse in ancient Rome: cultural and functional-stylistic dimensions (based on material of speeches of the Republican period)" and received a certificate of scientific degree of candidate of philological Sciences. Since September 2006, he has been working as a lecturer of the Latin department, and since 2016 – a associate Professor of the department.

Since 2016, Oksana has been working of Deputy Dean of Dentistry faculty. Teaching experience – 10 years. In addition, she is the author of 16 scientific papers and co-author of 2 study manuals.

Sphere of scientific interests: linguocultural studies, discursology, pragmatics of ancient texts.

Sophia S. Blahun, lecturer.

 

In 2014 Sophia S. Blahun completed with honour the full course of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and obtained complete higher education in the speciality “Language and Literature (Ancient Greek and Latin), English Language” and obtained qualification of Master of Language and Literature: Researcher, Teacher of Higher Educational Institution (Ancient Greek, Latin and English languages). In 2015 Sophia S. Blahun graduated from Institute of Postgraduate Study, National Aviation University and obtained qualification “Translator”.

In 2014 she worked as a laboratory assistant and since 2015 she works as a lecturer at the Department of Latin, Bogomolets National Medical University.

In 2017 she became a postgraduate student of Bogomolets National Medical University and she is currently working on Ph.d thesis “Methodology for teaching pharmaceutical terminology, botanical and chemical nomenclature using interactive technologies.” Sophia S. Blahun is the author of 7 scientific articles published in Ukrainian and foreign editions.

Sophia S. Blahun is responsible for English speaking form of education and «АСУ» at the Department.

Field of scientific interests: terminology, methodology and interactive technologies.

 

16426427_1829205254014324_325339778_n Tetiana Semykras – Lecturer of the Latin Department of Bogomolets National Medical University. In 2012 graduated with honors from the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, having obtained the qualification of Master of Philology, Lecturer in Latin, Ancient Greek, French and Ancient Literature.  Since the beginning of September 2012  works  in the department of Latin.

In 2015, she entered the postgraduate course of the Institute of Philology, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, majoring in 10.02.14 – classical languages.  Some Indo-European languages.  Dissertation topic: “Greek-Latin terminology of clinical psychology: structural-semantic and linguocultural aspects”.  Tetiana Ivanovna is a participant of eight All-Ukrainian scientific conferences, has seven printed works in national editions.

 

Yelena Gera, lecturer of the Department of the Latin Language.

In 2011, she graduated from the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv obtaining Master Degree with honours in the speciality “Language and Literature (Old Greek, Latin), the English Language” and the qualification of philologist-researcher, lecturer of higher educational institution (of the Old Greek, Latin language and literature, English language).

Currently, she is studying at the PhD Programme of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in the speciality 10.02.14 – “Classical languages. Certain Indo-European languages”. The theme of thesis is the ‘Language creativity of goliards of the XII-XIII centuries’.

From 2009 to 2011 Yelena Gera was working as a laboratory assistant of the Department of the Latin Language.

From 2001 till now she is occupying the position of a lecturer of the Department.

She is the author of 4 scientific papers in professional journals, participated in scientific and international conferences. She is responsible for working with the First Medical Faculty. Participates in writing methodological guides for the dental, medical and pharmaceutical faculties.

Areas of research interest: medical terminology, medieval Latin, linguoculture, cognitive linguistics.

 

Svitlana A. Dukhota, lecturer.

In 2009 graduated from Institute of Philology of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in specialty The classical languages and literature, and Italian language. In 2019 started the program of postgraduate studying in O.O. Bogomolets national medical university. Svitlana A. Dukhota is an author of 5 scientific works and participant of 5 International conferences.

 

 

Hanna Malunova PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of the Latin Language.

In 2011, she graduated from the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv obtaining Master Degree with honours in the speciality “Language and Literature (Old Greek, Latin), the English Language” and the qualification of philologist-researcher, lecturer of higher educational institution (of the Old Greek, Latin language and literature, English language).

From 2011 to 2014 Hanna Malunova was undergoing the full-time PhD programme at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in the speciality “Classical languages. Certain Indo-European languages”.

In 2015, she successfully defended the PhD thesis “Conceptual Space of Plato’s “Apology of Socrates”: Linguistic and Cultural Aspects” obtaining the PhD Degree in Philology in the speciality 10.02.14 – “Classical languages. Certain Indo-European languages”.

From 2011 to 2018 Hanna Malunova was working as a lecturer of the Department of the Latin Language of the Bogomolets National Medical University, in 2018 – as a senior lecturer, since 2019 – an associate professor of the Department.

From 2012 to 2015 she was a staff member of the Department for International Cooperation of the University, and from 2015 to 2018 – the head of this Department.

Hanna Malunova is an author of 13 scientific publications and a co-author of the Practical Guide “The Latin Language and Medical Terminology” (Kyiv, 2016). She is actively encouraging and supporting the research activities of students.

Hanna Malunova has C1 level of English and provides classes in the groups of the English-medium Programme.

Field of her research interests covers issues of the Greek component in Latin-language clinical terminology, linguocultural studies, cognitive linguistics, conceptual analysis of Greek and Latin ancient texts.