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Professor Dr. Vladimir Gonchev, M.Sc., M.P.A., M.D., Ph.D.


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Vladimir Gonchev, MSc, MPA, MD, PhD

Professor Dr. Vladimir Gonchev is a Professor and Doctor of Medicine, and a Fellow of New Westminster College. He has language proficiency in English, French and Russian and his formal education and training includes:

  • 1981-1987: Masters in Medicine, Medical Academy, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  •  1989-1994: Specialty in Internal Diseases, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1995: Certificate of Healthcare Management, United States Agency of International Development (USAID), USA
  • 1997: Certificate in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, American-Austrian Foundation, Salzburg, Austria
  • 1998-2001: Specialty in Public Health, Healthcare Management and Medical Information Technology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2002-2003: Certificate in Public Health, Healthcare Management and Public Administration, George Washington University and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 2003-2005: Masters in Public Administration, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2004-2009: Ph.D. in Public Health, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2009: Certificate in Public Health and Emergency Management, World Health Organization
  • 2009-2011: Specialty in Health Economics, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Professor Dr. Gonchev has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and is both a Professor and Doctor of Medicine. His professional experience includes:

  • 1987-1995: Medical Doctor, Ward for Internal Diseases (Functional and Diagnostic)
  • 1997-2010: Regional Medical Director, Ministry of Health, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2010-2012: Manager, Diagnostic Medical Centre, Ministry of Defence, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1999-2012: Professor, Lecturer and Tutor – various academic, governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the fields of medicine, public health, healthcare management and public administration

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Vladimir Gonchev is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.