Head of Department


Farida Sergazinovna Rakhimzhanova

Associate professor (docent), candidate of medical sciences. Microbiology and infectious processes

RAKHIMZHANOVA FARIDA SERGAZINOVNA Born in 1966, in 1989 she graduated with honors from the medical faculty of the State Medical Institute, after which she was enrolled in clinical residency, since 1991 she has been a trainee researcher, and since 1994 a teacher at the Department of Medical Biology. In 1994 she successfully defended her dissertation for the degree of candidate of medical sciences. Since 1997, senior lecturer, then acting assistant professor, and since 2011 – assistant professor of the Department of Public Health and Informatics. From 2018 to the present, the head of the department.

During her work at the department, she showed herself on the positive side, she is responsive, benevolent, enjoys well-deserved respect in the team, assists young teachers, undergraduates in educational, methodological, educational work. Demonstrates versatile knowledge in the field of medicine, has a solid theoretical background, constantly improving it.

Good theoretical and practical training, combined with a high level of general culture and pedagogical abilities, allow Rakhimzhanova F.S. actively master the audience when giving lectures and conducting practical classes in the state and Russian languages.

Rakhimzhanova F.S. took an active part in the formation of the pharmaceutical faculty of Semey State Medical University. She carried out a lot of educational and methodological work on the subjects: “Organization and Economics of Pharmacy with the Basics of Management and Marketing”, “History of Pharmacy”, “Educational and methodical complex of disciplines on State educational standards of students 2006 year  on “Management and Economics of Pharmacy”, “Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Activities”, a number of elective subjects in pharmacy for the 5th course. Developed Educational and methodical complex of disciplines on the subject: “Social work in nursing.” He is the developer of the educational program in the specialties of public health at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels in modular training.

Passed specializations: at the Kazakhstan Higher School of Public Health “From public health to a healthy society”, in the center for retraining and advanced training of  medical  Personnel at the SMA, at the Health development institute of Astana  “Management of Scientific Research”, at Kaz.NMU named after Asfendiyarov “Communication Skills”, at Almaty State Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Internal Audit of Medical Institutions” December 2011, at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Almaty State Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education “Improving the internal audit service in medical organizations” January 2012.

Every year she takes part in the work of scientific and student, scientific and methodological conferences, is the supervisor of undergraduates, a consultant for doctoral students. At the department, under her leadership, two student scientific projects are carried out.

She is the author of more than 70 printed works, five teaching aids in Kazakh and Russian languages. She translates educational material into Kazakh on his own.

Has professional knowledge and experience: the ability to conduct scientific analysis and information processing; experience in working with the population (interview, survey); ability to work with archival and statistical materials; experience in negotiating cooperation with heads of state institutions. Conducting Faculty of advanced training for organizers and managers of Primary health care organizations.

Rakhimzhanova F. S. is disciplined, responsible, conscientious and timely fulfills all the duties assigned to her.

Since 2014, she has been a member and examiner of the SAC for doctoral and master’s programs in the specialties “medicine”, “public health”. From 2010 to 2018 she was the executive secretary of the SAC of nursing, chairman of the commission for checking the primary documentation of scientific work. In 2018, having passed the competition for filling vacant positions, she was elected to the position of head of the Department of Microbiology.

She has oral and personal thanks, a letter of thanks from the akim of Semey, the akim of the East Kazakhstan region. She is the executive secretary of the admissions Committee of the SMU, NCJSC.

Married, has children and grandchildren.



Brief Information about Department

The Department of Microbiology was established at the Semipalatinsk State Medical Institute in 1954. The first head was Isaac Karlovich Babich. From 1963 to 1965, the department was headed by Alexandra Nikolaevna Kovalevskaya. From 1965 to 1986, the department was headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Khatmush Lutfullievich Galikeev. For many years, I.K. Babich, then H.L. Galikeev headed the local branch of the All-Union Society of Microbiologists, Epidemiologists and Infectious Diseases. Since 1986, Marat Mautkanovich Urazalin has become the head of the department.Since 2018, the department has been headed by Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Rakhimzhanova Farida Sergazinovna.


For many years, the student scientific circle has been fruitfully working at the department. The textbook “Microbiology” was published in the Kazakh language (co-author M.M. Urazalin), the textbook “General and private virology” in Russian and Kazakh (authors O.A. Zavorokhina, M.T. Abisheva – “Evero”. – 2017 ), “Medical terminological dictionary” in the discipline “Microbiology” in Russian, Kazakh and English (compiled by O. A. Zavorokhina, M. T. Abisheva – Semey – 2017)

On October 20, 2018, the department, together with KazMSA, held an interdisciplinary Olympiad in microbiology, in which four teams participated: two from Astana MUA, one from KSMU in Karaganda and SKMA in Shymkent.

On December 8, 2018, the department held a subject Olympiad in microbiology among second-year students of all faculties. A total of six teams participated.

Faculty of the Department


Meruert Malicovna Malik

Head teacher of the department. Master. Microbiology and infectious processes

At the department, he is the head teacher responsible for the specialty “General Medicine”, also for the development of teaching materials for the discipline of microbiology in the Kazakh and Russian languages. During the entire period of work, he is the curator of junior courses. During his work at the department, he is engaged in scientific work, manages a student project. Author of more than 60 publications

In 1999 she graduated from Shakarim Semipalatinsk State University with a degree in Biology. In 2015, she was awarded the academic degree of Master of Pedagogical Sciences.



Azhar Kabdenovna Orazbayeva

Lecturer of the department, Master. Microbiology and infectious processes

Responsible for the specialty “General Medicine”, also for the development of EMCD in the discipline of microbiology in Kazakh and Russian.

She was born on March 13, 1972 in the village of Sarzhal, Abai district, Semipalatinsk region. Family status: Married. Mother of four children.

From 1979 to 1989 – studied at the secondary school named after Abay, in the village of Karaul, Abay district, Semipalatinsk region.

From 1989 to 1994 – studied at the Semipalatinsk Zootechnical and Veterinary Institute with a degree in veterinary medicine.

From 2017 to 2019 – studied at the International Humanitarian and Technical University, specialty 5B011300-Biology.

From 2014 to 2016 – studied at the Kazakhstan Humanitarian and Legal Innovation University, awarded the degree of Master of Pedagogical Sciences, specialty 6M010300 Pedagogy and Psychology.



Nurgul Gabdulbarovna Razakova

Master of Biological scinces, teacher

Responsible for the specialty “General Medicine”, also for the development of EMCD in the discipline of microbiology.

In 2009 she graduated from the State Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Biology. In 2018 she graduated from the magistracy at the State University Shakarima from Semey city, received a master’s degree in biology.



Assel Maratovna Kurmanova

Laboratory assistant of the department

Department's Contact Information


071400, Abay region, Semey city, 103 Abay St.


Head of the department 8 7222 51-18-57 (ext. 1063)

Lab 8 7222 56-28-90 (ext. 1062)



Business hours

Mon. – Fri. 08:00 – 17:00