Ludmila Yureva

Ludmila Yureva

Ukrainian psychiatrist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor
Date of Birth: 02.07.1953
Country: Ukraine

  1. Biography of Lyudmila Yurieva
  2. Early Life and Education
  3. Contributions and Achievements

Biography of Lyudmila Yurieva

Lyudmila Yurieva is a Ukrainian psychiatrist, doctor of medical sciences, professor, and academician of the Higher School of Ukraine and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. She is currently the head of the Psychiatry Department at the Postgraduate Education Faculty of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy. Since 2004, she has also been the chief psychiatrist of the Health Administration of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration.

Early Life and Education

Lyudmila Yurieva was born on July 2, 1953, in Dnipro, Ukraine, to a family of psychiatrists. Her father, Nikolay Sudarenko, was a psychiatrist-narcologist and one of the founders of the rehabilitation direction in narcology. Her mother, Galina Tsilyurik, was a candidate of medical sciences and the founder of child psychiatry in the Dnipropetrovsk region. Both of her parents had long careers in psychiatry.

After graduating from the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Institute, Yurieva spent 10 years working at the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Psychoneurological Hospital, where she rose from a resident to the deputy chief doctor. She pursued her further education through distance learning in the psychiatry department of the Dnipropetrovsk Medical Institute from 1982 to 1986. Since 1987, she has been working at the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy, where she has held various academic positions, including professor and head of the Psychiatry Department at the Faculty of Postgraduate Education.

Contributions and Achievements

Yurieva has authored 268 scientific works, including 8 monographs, 18 textbooks and teaching aids, and 1 clinical guide. Under her supervision, 6 candidate dissertations have been defended. She is a member of the problem commission of the Ministry of Health and the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the field of psychiatry. She is also a member of the board of the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association and the editorial boards of international and national scientific journals.

Yurieva has been involved in the development of the national concept for the development of mental health care in Ukraine and the reorganization of psychiatric care in modern conditions. She has conducted scientific research as part of the national program to combat addiction to psychoactive substances and has developed a new concept for the rehabilitation of patients dependent on psychoactive substances.

Currently, Yurieva is a member of the expert group of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine for the creation of the National Register of Essential Medicines and Medical Devices. Since 2006, she has been part of the working group on the development of the State Targeted Comprehensive Program for the Development of Mental Health Care in Ukraine for 2006-2010.

Yurieva has participated in numerous international conferences and congresses, representing Ukrainian psychiatry. She has received the E.A. Shevalev Prize in recognition of her significant contributions to the development of psychopharmacology and psychiatry in Ukraine. She is also listed in the international biographical directory "Who is Who in Science and Engineering."