On September 8, at the National Medical University named after O.O. The public defense of Dmytro Sazhyn’s dissertation “Optimization of anesthetic support during reconstructive and aesthetic surgical interventions on the mammary glands” for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the field of knowledge “Health Care” with specialty 222 “Medicine” took place in Bogomolets.
This year, the dissertation student completed the correspondence form of postgraduate studies at NMU. The scientific director of his work was the rector of NMU, professor of the department of surgery, anesthesiology and intensive therapy of post-graduate education Yury Kuchyn.
“Dmytro Sazhyn,” noted Professor Kuchyn, “is not the first representative of the hero city of Odesa who has chosen our University and its intellectual capacities to continue and deepen his scientific career.” In the course of working on the dissertation, he was impressed, first of all, by his independence in searching and making decisions, his prudence and thoroughness in his approaches to the exhaustive disclosure of an extremely important topic.”
The relevance of the chosen topic aroused the interest of the members of the specialized scientific council of DF 26.003.077 – its chairman, professor, head of the department of oncology of NMU Roman Vereshchako, reviewers – professor, head of the department of anesthesiology and intensive therapy of NMU Serhiy Dubrov and professor, head of the department of plastic and reconstructive surgery of NMU Vasyl Khrapach, opponents – professor of the department of anesthesiology, intensive care and emergency medicine of the Vinnytsia State Medical University named after M.I. Dmytro Dmytriev Pirogov and associate professor, head of the anesthesiology and intensive care department of the KNP of the Kharkiv Regional Council “Regional Clinical Traumatology Hospital” Vitaly Kolomachenko. Opponents were present at the defense online. Kateryna Belka, associate professor of the department of surgery, anesthesiology and intensive care of the National Medical University of Ukraine, leading plastic surgeon Gennadiy Patlazhan, and mammological surgeon Oleksandr Zavoloka, who, according to Dmytro Sazhyn, helped him a lot in his work on the dissertation also took part in this event remotely. As well as the post-graduate and doctoral studies department of NMU headed by associate professor Kateryna Hololobova.
The report of the candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the field of knowledge 22 “Health care” in the specialty 222 “Medicine” impressed many with its dynamism and brevity, it was thorough and in-depth. The opponents’ questions were related to the desire for a scientific discussion, as Vitaly Kolomachenko said.
Through an open vote, all 5 council members voted in favor of awarding Dmytro Sazhyn the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.