Prof. Mariya Sredkova, M.D., Ph.D.

Prof. Mariya Sredkova, M.D., Ph.D.

Date and Place of Birth
February 15, 1949; Dorkovo, Bulgaria
1972 M.D., Medical University of Sofia
1980 Specialization in Microbiology – Medical University of Sofia
1989 Ph.D. - Higher Attestation Committee
1992 Habilitation - Higher Attestation Committee
Position Held
1975-1980 Assistant professor of Microbiology, Higher Medical Institute - Pleven
1981-1991 Head, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Institute of Hygiene, Pleven
1992-1993 Associate professor of microbiology, Higher Medical Institute – Pleven
1994-2001 Head, Department of Microbiology and Virology, Higher Medical Institute – Pleven
2001 – present Head, Department of Microbiology, Virology and Medical Genetics,
Medical University of Pleven
2003 – present Vice Rector of Science, Medical University of Pleven

Teaching and Research Experience

  • Course Head and Lecturer – Full-time Medical Microbiology lecture course for M. Sc. /M.D. Students (Medical University of Pleven)/ in Bulgarian and English, and B.Sc. Students of Medical University
  • Course Head – Post-graduate Medical Microbiology specialization training for M.D. and Fellows
  • Thesis Advisor – Ph.D. candidates in Medical Microbiology
  • Co-Author – Medical Microbiology Handbook, (1994)
  • Co-Author – Tropical Diseases Textbook (2001)
  • Editor – Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Handbook (2004)
  • Co-Author – Selected Chapters of Gynecological Practice Textbook, v.3 (2008)
  • 41 Publications in Bulgarian and foreign scientific journals (2000-2008)
  • 66 Presentations at scientific forums in Bulgaria and abroad (2000-2008)
  • 5 Participations in international science projects (2000-2008)
  • 3 Participations in science projects financed by Medical University of Pleven (2000-2008)
  • 2 Participations in science projects financed by Medical University of Sofia (2000-2008)

Research Interests

  • Resistance of microorganisms to antimicrobial drugs
  • Non- fermentative gram-negative bacteria

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Bulgarian Scientific Union
  • Member, Bulgarian Science Society for Microbiology
  • Vice President, Bulgarian Association of Microbiologists
  • Member, European Society of Chemotherapy
  • Member, Bulgarian Association of Medical Doctors
  • Member, Academic Council of Medical University of Pleven
  • Member, Bulgarian National Examination Committee for Medical Microbiology
  • Editor, „Infectology” (Sofia)
  • Editor, „Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Research” (Medical University of Pleven)