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New York State International Training & Research Program

International Partner Institutions


Tengiz Tsertsvadze, MD, PhD

Director of National AIDS Center

Georgian AIDS Clinical Immunology Center


Maia Butsashvili, MD, MS 

Chief, Clinical Department

National Center for Disease Control and Medical Sciences                                 


George Kamkamidze, MD, PhD, MS

Head of the Board

Maternal and Child Care Union


Mamuka Djibuti, MD, PhD                                       

Director, School of Public Health           

Tbilisi State Medical University


David Otiashvili, MD, PhD       

Director, School of Public Health

Union Alternative Georgia


Keti Stvilia, MD, MS

Program Manager, Research and Evaluation

UNICEF Representative in Georgia



Assel Terlikbayeva, MD, MSc

Director, Global Health Research Center of Central Asia                                                                                                           


Dmitry Lioznov , MD, PhD                                                       

Head, Center for Viral Infections Research                                 

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology   

St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University                             


Andrei Kozlov, PhD   

Professor, St. Petersburg State University     

Director, Biomedical Center, St. Petersburg


Evgeny Krupitsky, MD, PhD, DMSc.      

Chief, Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology of Addictions                                             

St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University         



Irena Gryga, MD, PhD    

Dean, School of Public Health

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy


Tetiana Salyuk                                                                           

Program Manager    

International Alliance of HIV/AIDS in Ukraine