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 Rector of SMU



Reception hours: weekly Tuesday and Thursday from 16.00 to 18.00

Yersin T. Zhunussov was born in 1974. He is Board certified in “Public health/social hygiene and health management” and “traumatology and orthopedics”.  Yersin T. Zhunussov graduated with honors from Semipalatinsk state medical academy in 1997. He also has higher economic education (graduated from Kazakh humanitarian-juridical innovative university in 2013). He repeatedly completed trainings and probations (2010, 2012, 2011, 2014) at Saint-Louis University (USA. Missouri) in the program “Health management general director selected as a honorable member”.

1997 – 2000 – Postgraduate student at the department of traumatology, orthopedics and BFS, Semipalatinsk State Medical Academy;

2000 – 2001 – Military service in Kazakhstan;

2002 – 2003 – Assistant, deputy head of the department of traumatology, orthopedics and BFS, Kazakh State Medical Academy;

2003 – 2006 – Vice-dean of the medical faculty at Kazakh State Medical Academy;

2006 – 2009 – Head of traumatology and orthopedics department at Traumatology and orthopedics research institute; 

October 2009 – January 2010 – Head of polytrauma department, JSC “Republican scientific center of emergency care”;

February – July 2010 – Head of surgery department, JSC “Republican scientific center of emergency care”;

July 2010 – February 2014 – Head of orthopedic surgery and coagulopathy department, JSC “Republican scientific center of emergency care”;

February 2014 – May 2014 – Director of innovations and science, JSC “Republican scientific center of emergency care”;

June 2014  – Deputy Head physician for innovation activity, MUS on EM “Municipal hospital #1” of Astana Akimat;    

April 2016 – October 2016 – Vice-rector for strategic partnership and international cooperation in Semey State Medical University;

October 2016 – May 2017 - Deputy Head physician for innovation activity, MUS on EM “Municipal hospital #1” of Astana Akimat;     

May 2017 till August 2017 – Vice-rector for strategic planning and international cooperation, Semey State Medical University.

July 1, 2017 till August 2017 -  Acting Rector of Semey State Medical University.

August 2017 till present - rector of Semey State Medical University 

E.T. Zhunussov has introduced over 80 innovative technologies for organization of the modern concepts in hospital management, education, diagnostics and treatment. He has also organized mentorship and master-classes with the leading foreign scientists and health professionals.  

In many clinics and hospitals, for the first time, he has introduced and organized modern concepts and technologies of treatment, specifically:

-  For the first time in CIS countries and Kazakhstan, E.T. Zhunussov has introduced modern concepts “Damage control” for tertiary health care for patients with serious injuries (including patients injured in traffic-road and work-related incidents); 

- For the first time in Kazakhstan, he has introduced close minimally invasive technology for treatment of fracture of the pelvis, spine, long bones, juxta-articular and intra-articular fractures, as well as arthroscopy of the pelvis and ankle joints; 

- For the first time in the Central Asia and Kazakhstan, tertiary health care on large joint replacement for patients with hemophilia was organized; 

- For the first time in the Central Asia and Kazakhstan, he has orchestrated specialized department “Osteooncology”. This department has been orchestrated for treatment of malignant and benign tumors of supporting-motor system;  

- Due to the international ties of E.T. Zhunussov with foreign colleagues, he is one of the first in Kazakhstan who organized trainings (probations) for the doctors and mid-level health professionals in large University clinics in USA, South Korea, Turkey and PRC;

- He is the first in Kazakhstan who introduced English language in daily practical work of the health professionals (morning staff meetings, discussions, etc.) and educational technology of residents and students;   

- Constant exchange of experience and research insights allows him to make reports at the international level;  

- In order to transfer experience and technologies, E.T. Zhunussov annually gives visiting master classes and carries out demonstrative surgeries in all regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan;  

He is an author of 22 provisional patents of invention, 1 innovative patent of RK, 8 guidelines, and 162 scientific articles. His leading articles are published in Japan, USA, Poland, China, Russia and Ukraine.

1 doctoral and 2 candidate theses have been prepared for defense under auspices of E.T. Zhunussov. He is a contractor of 2 scientific and technical programs within the grant of MES and MH RK. 

For the long and dedicated work E.T. Zhunussov was awarded thank-you letter from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev, thank-you letter from “Nur Otan” party, lapel badge “For the contribution to the development of Healthcare of Kazakhstan”,  lapel badge “Excellent Worker of Public Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, Certificate of Merit “The Best Medical Researcher” by the National Medical Holding, “Patriot of the year” for the cycle of work “Innovative diagnostics and treatment technology in orthopedics and traumatology” (2013).  

Married. Has a son. He is proficient in Kazakh, Russian and English.

Vice-rector on academic and educational work


was born in 1969. Total length of service - 24 years. Term of medical activity service - 19 years. In 1992 she finished pediatric faculty of Semey State Medical University.  She has higher education majoring in “Financial management”

Since 1994 she was working in system of higher medical education since. She finished clinical residency by “Pediatrics” specialty. Since 1994 she worked as an assistant of chare of hospital pediatrics of Semey State Medical  Academy. In April, 1996 she did specialization as a geneticist at the workplace in medical genetics laboratory of Republic Center of mother and child welfare. She has certificate of pediatrician.   

In January, 2004 she defended a thesis in candidacy for a degree of Candidate of Medical Science on the theme: “Medico-genetic characteristic of child population of Semipalatinsk”.  From June to August,  2006, Zhunussova A.B. served apprenticeship of molecular and genetic methods (PCR, SSCP), in institute of radiology and biology of Hiroshima University. In 1998-2000 – accomplice of AC of RK grant on the theme “Rate studying of clinical and cytogenetic singularities of hemoblastosis by children for development of methods of early detection and improving of prognostication”.  From 2004 to 2006 - associate contractor of research and technology project of MH RK 009 “Ecology and state of children health who lives in the territory of Semipalatinsk range”. In 2007 did studying in KarSMA at the seminar “Innovative technologies in medical education”. In May of 2008 did studying at the international seminar on the questions of leadership based on KazSMA. In October, 2004 by Ministry of Science and Education of RK awarded with State scholarship for talented and young scientists of RK. In December of 2011 Zhunussova A.B. awarded by “Classman of public health”.

After the further training in the capacity of Methodist at Medical faculty of Tel-Aviv University (Israel) on the questions of medical education in November-December, 2005 and in May-June, 2006 actively address the issues of organization of pharmaceutical and medical education.

Aigul’ B. Zhunussova took part in project development of development concept of medical and pharmaceutical education being the panelist under realization of project of World Bank “Technology transfer and carrying out of institutional reform in the sector of Kazakhstan public health”.

At different years she worked on the commissions on State attestation KazSMA (June,2007), SKSMA (May, 2008), KazNMU after named S.D. Asphendiyarov (December, 2008), being committee-man of Ministry of public health on readiness to 1-st course student admission on SOSE 2006 on interns attestation  of KRMU and control of WKMU after named M.Ospanov. For the past years did studying  in Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad (Israel, Japan, Dench). She is the author of more than 95 publications. From September, 2006 to April, 2007 - chief clerk of innovation technologies and quality of instruction monitoring. From 2007 to 2012 – the chief of Educational-methodical Center.  From 10 of September – vice – rector by academic and educational work. 

Vice-Rector for Strategic Partnership and International Cooperation


was born in 1984 in the city of Taraz. 

In 2004 graduated “Jambyl Kazakh-Turkish College of Economics” in “Management”.

2004-2006 studied in Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in “Department international relations” majoring “International law”.

In 2009 received  Bachelor of Arts in “Public policy and economics” upon “Dean’s list of distinguished students” in “State University of New York, University at Albany” in Albany, New York, USA

In 2010 graduated “Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy” with the degree of “Master of public administration” in USA.  

In 2009 assistant professor for “public policy” course in “Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy” in USA

2008-2009 interned in New York State Assembly. 

2009-2010 assistant of assemblyman of New York State Assembly. 

2010-2017 senior lecturer, coordinator, acting head of “Department of international relations” in Suleyman Demirel University. 

2010-2012 counsultant of general director of “SEMA hospital” in Almaty.

2012-2014 senior lecturer in Department of “Economics and business” in International University of Information Technologies. 

2014-2017 senior lecturer in Department of “Economics and services” in Almaty Management University.

Since September 2017 vice-rector for strategic planning and international cooperation, Semey State Medical University. 

2006-2011 winner of “International scholarship of President of Republic of Kazakhstan-Bolashak” in USA.

In 2017 winner in twice of “Bolashak” scholarship for Split PhD program in United Kingdom.

In 2017 passed advanced training in “Health management” within the program of “Management in education” at Kazakh Medical University.

In 2017 completed short-term training courses in "Fundamentals of theory and methodology of pedagogical measurements" at "National Testing Center".

Not only participated with reports in international scientific and practical conferences, seminars and round tables, but also actively organized the conferences, seminars and symposiums: 

International scientific and practical conference «Building Cultural Bridges»; International scientific and practical conference for pupils "INFOMATRIX" together with the Republican scientific and practical center "Daryn"; International scientific - practical conference "Innovations in Education and Science"; Interuniversity student scientific conference «Перспективы развития науки в Казахстане глазами молодых»; International round table  «Актуальные проблемы системы образования  РК и пути их решений», dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Professor SDU Aitimbet IA; The Week of History «Қазақ хандығының құрылғанына 550 жыл»; Scientific round table «Қазақ хандығының 550 жылдығы»; Scientific seminar «Проблемы повышения правового сознания и правовой культуры студентов»; Scientific-theoretical seminar on the Day of the 1st President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the theme: «Конституция Республики Казахстан в условиях кризиса»; Master class of the Italian professor Nicola Pontarolo: «Publishingin Top Academic Journals: Suggestions and Tips» - Italy, University of Verona; Scientific seminar of the professor, Dr. Nenad Mladenovi (UK, University of Montreal): "Optimization problems of operations research".

Vice-Rector for Scientific and Clinical Work


was born in 1972 at the Aktogay station in the Ayaguz district of the Semipalatinsk region. From 1987 to 1991 he studied at the medical department of Taldy - Korgan Medical School, which he graduated with honors. In 1991 he entered the medical faculty of the Semipalatinsk State Medical Institute. In 1997 he graduated with honors from this university. From 1997 to 2000 he studied at the postgraduate postgraduate course in surgery on the basis of the Department of Hospital Surgery of the Semipalatinsk State Medical Academy. From 2001 to 2006 he worked as an assistant, since 2006 - as an assistant professor, since 2010 - as head of the internship department of Surgery at the Semey State Medical University.
Bulegenov T.A. at a high methodological level, lectures, conducts practical classes. Systematically engaged in methodological work in the form of working curricula, syllabuses based on the TMU, clinical simulations, situational scenarios, OSCE stations for practical skills, training videos. Systematically and successfully applies innovative technologies of teaching and assessment of knowledge in the learning process.
In 2001 he defended his thesis on organizational and economic aspects of the surgical service. In 2009 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the problem of rehabilitation of post-burn cicatricial strictures of the esophagus and stomach. He published 220 scientific works, including 6 monographs and teaching aids, 10 methodological recommendations, 12 patents for inventions. Prepared 3 doctors PhD, 5 masters of medicine. Currently, he conducts scientific research on the problems of esophagus surgery, surgical gastroenterology, hepatobiliary surgery.
He passed training courses on problems of management, pedagogy and psychology of higher education (Novosibirsk State Medical University, Novosibirsk, 2004, Medical Faculty of Tel Aviv University, Shiba Center, Israel, 2008; KarGMA, 2008, GMU Semey, 2010 - 2016; KazMuno, Almaty , 2015, Higher School of Education, School of Medicine, Nazarbayev University, Astana, 2017), topical issues of clinical surgery (Pavlodar HIF, 2004, 2009, GMU of Semey, 2012-2015, ANSygganov National Research Center, Almaty, 2006, 2013 - 2017, KazMuno, Almaty, 2010, 2017), endovideosurgery (NNCS named after AN Syzganov, Almaty, 2006, MC Su Asuka, Tel - Aviv, Israel, 2012).
He participated in international conferences, congresses on surgical gastroenterology, hepatology, coloproctology, surgical infection, endovideosurgery, thoracic surgery, organization of surgical service. Chairman of the Dissertation Council on Public Health at the State Medical University of Semei, member of the committee for educational programs of the State University of Semey. The winner of the nomination "The Best Associate Professor", "The Best Scientist of the Year" based on the results of the rating at the university. He was awarded with a breastplate "Densaulyқ saқtau іsіnің үздігі", honorary diplomas at the level of the university, city and region.
He is a surgeon of the highest qualification category. He has modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases of the chest and abdominal cavity. Actively engaged in consultative and therapeutic activities in the clinic of the university.
He is married. Has 3 children.

Vice-Rector for Organizational and Economic Work


was born on July 30, 1982. In 2003 he graduated from the University with a major in "Jurisprudence", qualification "lawyer" at the Kazakh State Law University of Astana
From 01.07.2004 he worked as a legal adviser of RSE "Semipalatinsk State Medical Academy"
Since 01.09.2008 - worked part-time for positions of specialist in public procurement.
From 01.10.2012 he held the post of the head of the legal support department at Semey Medical University
Under his leadership, civil-law, labor contracts were developed. Participant in the development of legal documents: orders, orders, letters of a legal nature in the implementation of measures to strengthen contractual, financial and labor discipline, ensure the preservation of property.
Excellent knowledge of civil, administrative, financial, labor legislation, legislation on public procurement of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on state property; representation of the interests of the enterprise in court; bodies of state power and enterprises of all forms of ownership; preparation of conclusions on legal issues arising in the activities of the enterprise, draft regulatory acts entering the review;
Over the years of work at the University has the following certificates for professional development:
- certificate - auditor of the quality management system ISO - 9001-2000;
- certificate of the scientific and methodological center "Alsem-Astana" on the topic: "Fundamentals of Labor Legislation in the Republic of Kazakhstan";
- Certificate of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education "Preparation of a report on the self-assessment of the university in the framework of specialized accreditation";
- Certificate "Leadership in the management of medical education";
- Certificate "Courses of the Kazakh language";
- certificate "Preparation of internal auditors for the quality management system in accordance with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001, ISO 19011-2011;
- Certificate "Organization and control of public procurement in 2015";
- Certificate "Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of public procurement";
- Certificate "Review and study of changes in the legislative regulation of public procurement";
- the certificate "Organization and control of public procurement in 2016"
- Certificate "Basics of corporate governance".