Faculty of Public Health organises a series of exhibitions entitled "To
Sir with Love" at the Library of MU-Varna. The first
one is dedicated to Prof. Dr. Vladimir Boyadzhiev, the founder of the
Department of Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. This happened in 1962, just a
year after the opening of the Medical Institute in Varna.
Prof. Boyadzhiev was the first
head of the Department for more than ten years (up to 1974). The main focus of his scientific works is nutrient disorders associated with exposure to heavy metals. He laid the foundations of the research on preventive
in Bulgaria and created
the first preventive diets for
people exposed to lead. Prof. Boyadzhiev developed topics in the field of Occupational Medicine
and Industrial Toxicology,
He is the author, co-author and editor of 12 textbooks
and monographs, of
more than 150 scientific
publications in national and foreign journals.
The exhibition presents his research, teaching and
public activities, visualized through a variety of of pictures from the archives of the Faculty and
the Professor’s family.
exhibition is set in the main hall of the Library and will remain there till 31st
March. The series "To Sir with Love" continues till June. Scientists,
lecturers and public health practitioners who blazed a trail in the history and
the Faculty of Public Health will be presented each month. The exhibitions are part of a rich
and diverse programme dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the establishment of