Four students from Medical University - Varna were awarded on the eve of 8th December by the Municipality of Varna. The Mayor Mr. Ivan Portnih and the Chairperson of the Municipal Council Todor Balabanov presented the annual prizes to students from the Varna Higher Education Institutions, ranked first, second and third at Student Olympiads, international and national competitions and contests, with excellent achievements at scientific forums. At the official ceremony the awards from the municipal contest "Best Diploma Thesis" were presented as well.
The award in the field of Healthcare and Sports was given to Desislav Dobrev - 6th-year student, specialty Dental Medicine, and 3 students from Medical University - Varna were awarded in the competition for best diploma thesis. Svetlana Radeva was awarded with the first prize for her diploma thesis in the field of Humanities, entitled "Adaptation for Practising Obstetric Profession in Hospital Conditions", with a supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lora Georgieva, the second prize was awarded to Elena Ignatova for her diploma thesis on "Analysis of the Cost of Surgical Treatment, Requiring the Use of Medical Implants in the Field of Orthopedics and Traumatology", with a supervisor Assoc. Prof. Lyubomira Koeva. The second prize in the field of Economics was awarded to Petya Sarkizova for her diploma thesis entitled "Analysis of the Financial Situation of Municipal Medical Diagnostic and Consultation Centres - Plovdiv", with a supervisor Assoc. Prof. Lyubomira Koeva. All three awarded students are from the Faculty of Public Health at Medical University-Varna.
"Dear students, we sincerely rejoice at your achievements and your first steps in science. I believe your theses will find their practical implementation. As administration we are certain that the investments in education, innovative way of thinking and creativity are extremely important to every young person and to the development of our city. Congratulations to the award winners as well as to the lecturers and the managements of the higher education institutions. On the eve of the student holiday, I wish you to be healthy, successful and to achieve your professional realization here in Varna," said the Mayor Ivan Portnih.