Oleg V. Mazurenko, MD
Associate Professor of Disaster Medicine
The faculty of Shupics’ National Medical Academy for postgraduate education
Dr. Oleg V. Mazurenko is an Associate Professor of Disaster Medicine, on the faculty of Shupics’ National Medical Academy for postgraduate education.
Dr. Mazurenko was born in Odessa Ukraine in 1964. He studied at Bogomolets Kyiv Medical Institute (1981-1987), and upon graduating worked at Kyiv Municipal Emergency Hospital as a trauma surgeon.
Since 1998 Dr. Mazurenko has worked at the National Medical Academy for postgraduate education, becoming an Associate Professor of Disaster Medicine in 2003. He has a great deal of field experience, having responded to the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant accident in 1986, earthquakes in Gujarat India in 2001 and Bam Iran in 2003, Ukrainian floods 2008, and medical response planning and assistance to the EURO 2012 football championship. Dr. Mazurenko was involved to some International Disaster and Emergency Medicine programs under the American International Health Alliance and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during 1998-2005.
Dr. Mazurenko has been involved in International Disaster Medicine training programs, beginning in 1997 when he participated in and completed the Regional train-the-trainers course on Nuclear Accident Preparedness at the Radiation Emergency Assistance Centre/Training Site for Science and Education in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 2000 he completed Disaster Medicine training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Dr. Mazurenko has provided Disaster Medicine training for Ukrainian and foreign students under the auspices of the IAEA in Kyiv, Ukraine. He has also worked under the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) also. He successfully completed the First OPCW Assistance and Protection Course for Instructors, held in The Hague Netherlands, in 2012. After that he served as Course Director and Lecturer for the International Course on Emergency Medical Assistance to victims after Chemical Attack. Dr. Mazurenko has also participated as an invited lecturer for the International Course on the medical aspects of Assistance and Protection against Chemical Weapons conducted under the OPCW in Kaunas, Lithuania in 2015.
Since 2015 Dr. Mazurenko has been involved to the Mobile Emergency Primary Care Units project under the World Health Organization country office in Ukraine as subject matter expert. He also attended the postgraduate course on the Medical Response to Major Incidents (MRMI) in Gothenburg, Sweden later in 2015.
His research interest is in the National and International medical response Coordination for Natural Disasters. He recently presented some of his data at the International conferences IPRED (Tel Aviv, Israel 2012,2014, 2016) and National Conferences in Ukraine.
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Dr Mazurenko married with 2 sons – 29 and 19 years old.