Head of Department

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Laura Alekseevna Pak

Head of the Department, PhD

Doctor oncologist of the first qualification category

Hirsch index (Web of Science – 2)

 

Specialization:

  • Management of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine named after D.R. Mussinov.
  • Chairman of Project Management Group Committee of Educational-Methodical Association of the Republican Educational-Methodical Council on specialty “Oncology”
  • Member of clinical visits, reviews, consultations and consiliums of Semey Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Center

 

 Work experience

  • 2013 – 2019 – Assistant of the Department of “Clinical and Radiation Oncology” of NCJSC “Semey Medical University”
  • 2013 – 2019 – doctor oncologist of specialized medical supervision department of Semey city Communal State Enterprise by right of economic management “Center of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology of Semey city” of Health Department of Abai Region
  • 2019 – 2021 – Dean of the School of Medicine, NCJSC “Semey Medical University”
  • 2020 – 2021 – Director of Department of Higher Education, NCJSC “Semey Medical University”.
  • Since 2021 to the present time – Head of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine. D.R. Musinov NCJSC “Semey Medical University” on the basis of the Communal State Enterprise on the right of economic management “Center of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology of Semey city” of the Department of Health of the Abai Region

 

Тraining:

  • 01 – 24.03.2015 Principles of Cancer Research, Izumo Medical University, Hiroshima, Japan
  • 12 – 16.12.2016 “Methods and principles of diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the digestive system, urology and mammology” Daegu Catholic University Medical Center, Daegu, South Korea
  • 10 – 29.11.2017 Radiation oncology. Nuclear medicine. Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicineг, Saint-Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
  • 06 – 30.10.2018 Management and leadership, Graduate School of Education & School of Medicine, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  • 11 – 08.12.2018 Medical Oncology and HIPEC University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Achievements and awards:

  • Expert of the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating
  • Expert of Accreditation Council of Eurasian Center for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Education and Healthcare
  • Independent testing expert of the “Independent Examination Center” of the Republican Center for Healthcare Development since 2016.

 

Participation in scientific research:

Scientific and Technical Program (STP): “Scientific basis for rehabilitation of the population living in the region of the former Semipalatinsk nuclear testing site” (state registration number 0109RK00204) – junior researcher.

International multicenter research – hypofractionated radiotherapy in breast cancer (2015 – 2017 project of the MES RK) – senior researcher.

E-mail

laura.pak@nao-mus.kz

Brief Information about Department

In 1975, the oncology course of the Semipalatinsk Medical Institute was organized for the first time on the basis of the Semipalatinsk Regional Oncologic Dispensary, the first head of the course was elected by candidate of medical sciences, associate professor Vitaly Prokopievich Rusanov. The assistants were MD. VG Cherenkov and Ph.D. A.D. Sheinin, since 1976 – Candidate of Medical Sciences, A.ZH. Mukanov.

In 1983, the Department of Oncology was organized. The first head was Dr. med., Professor A.T. Butenko, and from 1985 to 1993, the department was headed by MD, Professor V.G. Cherenkov, under whose leadership the faculty members defended 3 Ph.D. theses (A.P. Makienko, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S. Malgazhdarov) on topical issues of oncology, patents for inventions were received, rationalization proposals were made.

From 1994 to 1999, the department was headed by an oncologist of the highest qualification category, MD, associate professor A.Zh.Mukanov. Assistants were R.Ts.Zhakupova, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S. Malgazhdarov.

From 1999 to 2006, the department was headed by a surgeon of the highest qualification category, MD, Professor D.R.Musinov. Assistants were R.Ts.Zhakupova, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S.Malgazhdarov, M.N.Sandibaev, T.A.Adylkhanov, A.S.Masadykov, S.Z.Tanatarov.

A large amount of research has been done on various organs and systems: puncture fine-needle aspiration-free biopsy of tumors of various localizations.

Rusanov V.P. (from 1975 to 1983)

Cherenkov V.G. (from 1985 to 1993)

Mukanov A.Zh. (from 1994 to 1999)

In addition to conducting scientific, methodological and medical work, he introduced scientific research into practice in order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of malignant neoplasms. From 2006 to 2008, the department was headed by a surgeon of the highest qualification category Ph.D. Zhakupova R.Ts. Assistants were Z.A.Tanatova, M.N.Sandibaev, T.A. Adylkhanov, A.S. Masadykov, S.Z. Tanatarov, M.O. Boitanov.

From 2008 to 2013, the department was headed by MD, professor, corresponding member of the RAE Manambaeva Zukhra Alpysbaevna

In 2007 she defended her doctoral thesis on the topic “Improving the efficiency and features of treatment of tumors of the reproductive system in women living in the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.” In the specialty 14.00.14.

Author of more than 300 scientific and methodological works. He has 7 rational proposals and 10 copyright certificates on innovative methods. In 2010, she received the title of “Excellence in Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. In 2011, she completed a professorship.

The assistants of the department were – doctor of medical sciences Sandybaev M.N., candidate of medical sciences Zhakupova R.T., Ph.D. Tanatarov S.Z., Ph.D. Zhabagin K.T., Ph.D. Apsalikov B.A.

Musinov D.R. (from 1999 to 2006)

Zhakupova R.Ts. (from 2006 to 2008)

Manambayeva Z.A. (from 2008 to 2013)

Adylkhanov T.A. (since 2013)

Since 2013, the department is headed by MD, Professor Adylkhanov Tasbolat Alpysbesovich. The faculty includes: the head of the PDDO M.D., c.m.s Beketova BB, the head of the undergraduate program Zhabagina AS, c.m.s. Nurgazin M.T., Assistants: Musulmanova MA, Andreeva OB, Salykbaeva KS, Elemesova Zh.N., Kosymbaeva E.O., Smailov E.E., Abylchenova AR, Bolsynbekova S.O., Karnakova N.Yu., Zakirova RT, Ph.D. Sagidullina G.G. (Ust-Kamenogorsk), E.T. Kusainov (Ust-Kamenogorsk), S.B. Mukhamedzhanov (Ust-Kamenogorsk), Bagenova A.K. (Ust-Kamenogorsk).

Since 2009, resident oncologists of the 1st and 2nd years of study have been trained in the department of the specialty “Oncology”. To date, 55 resident oncologists have been trained. Graduates of the residency successfully work in our university, in the Semeni Central Museum of Applied Physics, leading oncologists in the scientific centers of Almaty, in the RRC Maternity and Childhood Center of Astana, oncological centers of the country.

Since 2014, residencies in the specialty “Radiotherapy” began to study at the department.

Since 2013, 7 PhD doctors in the specialty “Medicine” defended the scientific work at the department: Zhabagin KT, Apsalikov BA, Baisalbaeva AS, Pak LA, Abiltaeva A.A.

Since 2014, the department has trained undergraduates in the specialty “Medicine”. In 2015, the magistracy graduated from E.O. Kosymbaeva.   In 2015, the magistracy graduated from Adylgazyuly ​​Sh, Smailov EE, DzhakasovN.S. At the moment, the training is: Kamzina G.S.

Scientific leaders and doctoral students of the department actively cooperate with foreign scientific and clinical organizations. In 2014, an agreement was signed with the foreign head of PhD doctoral students of the department with Malcolm Anthony Moore, chief editor of the foreign journal Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (the journal is included in the database of ThomsonReuters, impact factor 1.5 in 2014) for further cooperation and publication of the article In the magazine.

In 2015, the staff of the department signed an agreement on international cooperation with the Oncology Center of the city of Uruchmi (China).

In 2015, the head of the department, MD, Professor Adylkhanov TA a scientific grant was developed and received confirmation in the committee of science of the MES of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the topic: “Development and implementation of a new accelerated radiotherapy regimen in the program of complex treatment of breast cancer”, the period of work of the scientific grant 2015-2017.

In 2017, Professor of the Department Adylkhanov TA issued a monograph “Early diagnosis and differential treatment of thyroid cancer.” The monograph is presented in three languages: state, Russian and English. Review received from scientists from Japan.

Employees of the center and departments are involved in the implementation of the Japanese project “JIKA” for the early detection of tumor diseases of the female reproductive organs and the thyroid gland with the creation of an electronic database and automated control system, as well as in other Kazakhstan-Japan projects, in the IAEA project to create a radiotherapy complex with unified software that meets today’s international standards. The creative cooperation of the department’s scientists and practitioners allowed to introduce into the practice of the Oncological Center annually more than 20-30 own and borrowed developments. 3 doctoral, 5 master’s theses for the last five years and 7 PhDs were defended. Employees of the department take an active part in prestigious domestic and international scientific forums, conferences and undergo advanced training in various areas in the near and far abroad.

Also in 2017, the research and development work “Development and implementation of the hypofractionated radiation therapy method in the comprehensive treatment program for breast cancer” was completed. Currently, the project “Optimization of radiation therapy for locally advanced cervical cancer through the introduction of 3D-visual-controlled brachytherapy” (IRN AP05130960) with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan is being implemented, the introduction of this method in patients with cervical cancer will optimize the dose distribution to tumor, while reducing the radiation load on healthy tissue, as well as increase the effectiveness of treatment results.

At the same time, the intra-university project of the NJSC “SMU” is carried out “Method of prophylactic radiation therapy of para-aortic lymph nodes in locally advanced stages of cervical cancer as part of an international multicenter study”, which will increase the effectiveness of the combined treatment of patients with cervical cancer.

In 2017, Professor Adylkhanov, T., Head of Department, Pak L.A., colleagues at the Center for Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, created an effective collaboration with colleagues at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland and were trained in Hyperthermic Intra-Abdominal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).

In the 2019-2020 academic year at the Department of Clinical and radiation Oncology, 4th-year students of the faculty of «Nursing»  were first trained in the discipline “Nursing in Oncology”.

Active learning tools based on innovative technologies have been introduced into the educational process: CBL, TBL, LT, CbD; The training material is presented in electronic form, using multimedia tools, including electronic textbooks, presentations and teaching materials. The department also has a mini-library with Internet access, thematic lectures are presented on YouTube channel: oncology department SMU. Since 2017, on the initiative of the head of the department Adylkhanova TA training is taught by an innovative method – the intelligence of Tony Buzan cards. Also, there is a continuous development of the staff of the department and the center of nuclear medicine and oncology, Professor Adylkhanov, who lectures on leadership, project management and management to increase the potential of the staff.

Educational work with students is an integral part of educational activities in the course of oncology and is carried out in accordance with the plan “Education Concept”, the program “Rouhani zhangyru”, “Student and Society”. It is carried out continuously when communicating with students, in practical classes and communicating outside the classroom. The main directions of educational work at the department is, above all, the formation of a student, a conscious attitude to study, the importance of acquiring clinical thinking in the transitional period from studies to professional activity, this is especially important in senior courses.

Since 2018, they began their career as the main employees of the Department of Clinical and radiation Oncology: c.m.s., Beketova B.B., Smailova E.E., in the 2019-2020 academic year: Zhabagina A.S., Kosymbaeva E.O., Rakhmankulova A.M., Uagyzhankyzy Zh., Kabykenov A.A.

Currently, the staff of the department is made up of the head of the department L.A. Pak, head teacher of the department Kosymbaeva E.O, assistants of the department:  Mussulmanova M.A., Andreeva O.B., Rymbaeva A.S., Zhumakanova N.S., Zhabagin K.T., Kurmangaliev T.S.

Tasks, functions

  • Training of doctors in the field of health care to provide high-quality medical care;
  • Creation of the necessary conditions for the educational process;

The priority activities of the department are educational, scientific and medical work.

In the process of teaching oncology at senior courses, the organization of oncological care for the population, the tactics of a general practitioner in case of suspected malignant neoplasm, screening studies, modern problems of diagnosis, success in treatment, combined and comprehensive programs, palliative care, principles of clinical examination of oncological patients, social and labor rehabilitation and medical and sanitary expertise.The emphasis is still placed on the study of early diagnosis, on which, ultimately, the success of treatment depends. Unfortunately, errors in diagnosis at the outpatient level are quite common, which is associated with a low level of oncological alertness and insufficient knowledge of the early symptoms of malignant tumors. In this regard, communication with patients and practical work are provided for at all stages of classes during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the clinic, emergency room and in the hospital.

 

Employees of the department participate in the research work of the Institute of Oncology and have the opportunity to present the results of research at conferences, symposiums, congresses and publish in the open press.

Therapeutic work is carried out in the clinical departments of the Central Nuclear and Medical Century in Semey.

Faculty of the Department

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Madina Aziyatovna Mussulmanova

Assistant

Coordinator of the clinical work of the department.

2004-2010 Semey State Medical University, higher degree in General Medicine.

2010-2011 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: surgical internship.

2011-2013 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: residency in the specialty “Oncology, including children’s”.

2019-2022 Semey Medical University NJSC (formerly Semey State Medical University) PhD doctoral studies in Medicine.

E-mail

madina.musulmanova@nao-mus.kz
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Aigul Sarsenbekovna Rymbayeva

Assistant

Control over the educational process of practical residency training.

2005-2011 Semey State Medical University, higher degree in General Medicine.

2011-2012 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: internship in therapeutic profile.

2012-2014 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: residency in the specialty “Oncology, including children’s”.

2019-2022 Semey Medical University NJSC (formerly Semey State Medical University) PhD doctoral studies in Medicine.

E-mail

aigul.rymbayeva@nao-mus.kz
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Evgeniya Olegovna Kosymbaeva

Head teacher, Master of Medical Sciences

Control over the educational process of practical classes of all undergraduate and internship schools.

2006-2012 – bachelor’s degree in “Pediatrics” with the qualification “Pediatrician” at the State Medical University of Semey.

2012-2013 – internship in the specialty “Pediatrics” with the qualification “General Practitioner” on the basis of the State Medical University of Semey.

07/15/2013-11/05/2013 – retraining in the specialty “Radiation therapy (radiology)”, 864 hours, Almaty State Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education, Almaty.

2014-2016 – magistracy in the specialty “Medicine” with the degree “Master of Medical Sciences” from 07/25/2016, Semey State Medical University.

05/12/2015 – 09/03/2015 – retraining in the specialty “Oncology”, 864 hours, Kazakh Medical University of Continuing Education, Almaty.

2016-2019 – PhD doctoral studies in the specialty “Medicine” 6D110100 on the basis of the Center for Nuclear Medicine and Oncology of the city of Semey, State Medical University of Semey.

E-mail

evgeniya.kosymbayeva@nao-mus.kz
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Nurgul Sagyndykovna Zhumakanova

Assistant

Control over the educational process of undergraduate practical classes.

2007-2012 Semey State Medical University, higher degree in OMF.

2012-2014 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: surgical internship.

2014-2016 Semey State Medical University, post-graduate education: residency in the specialty “Radiation Therapy”.

2019-2022 Semey Medical University NJSC (formerly Semey State Medical University) PhD doctoral studies in Medicine.

E-mail

nurgul.zhumakanova@nao-mus.kz
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Olga Borissovna Andreeva

Part-time Assistant

  • conducting classes for undergraduate students;
  • coordinator of scientific work of the department.

2005-2011 Semey State Medical University, higher degree in General Medicine.

2011-2012 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: surgical internship.

2012-2014 Semey State Medical University, postgraduate education: residency in the specialty “Oncology, including children’s”.

2012-2014 Semipalatinsk State University. Shakarim, second higher education in the specialty “Jurisprudence”.

2017-2020 Semey Medical University NJSC (formerly Semey State Medical University) PhD doctoral studies in Medicine.

E-mail

olga.andreyeva@nao-mus.kz
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Kuantkan Talgatovich Zhabagin

Part-time Assistant, PhD

Conducting classes for residents in the specialty “Nuclear Medicine”, “Adult Oncology”, “Radiation Oncology”.

2003-2009 – Bachelor’s degree in “General Medicine” with award of “Physician – general practitioner”.

2009-2010 – internship in “Surgery” with award of “doctor – surgeon” on the basis of the Emergency Hospital in Semey, Semey State Medical University.

2010-2012 – residency “Oncology and Pediatric Oncology” with award of doctor-oncologist on the basis of the Center of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology in Semey, Semey State Medical University.

2013-2016 – PhD in “medicine” 6D110100, with award of the degree of PhD in “medicine” on the basis of the Center of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology in Semey, Semey State Medical University. Doctoral dissertation on the topic: “Epidemiology of colorectal cancer and individualized chemotherapy based on the predictive marker of proliferation Ki-67”.

E-mail

kuantkan.zhabagin@nao-mus.kz

Department's Contact Information

Address

071400, Abai Region, Semey city, 3 Kutzhanov St., rooms 5,6,7

Phone

E-mail

oncology@nao-mus.kz

Business hours

Mon. – Fri. 08:00 – 18:00

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