Dr. Svetlana Kishchenko is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health. She has substantial and diverse experience in international health and public health. Her background involves experience working with the United Nations, WHO office in 2003 and 2005. She has completed several international postdoctoral fellowships and graduate fellowship at Boston University. Dr. Kishchenko has had extensive experience and leadership in Medical Cooperation in Northeast Asia and the Russian Far East and records of achievement of established international partnerships in Asia – Pacific region. Her background has also included primary health care strategic planning, consulting to WHO, government, health services and public health organizations.
Kishchenko, S.Y; Tatyana Michailova, FESMU, Russia, Wolfgang Spiegel Medical University of Vienna, Austria (2007): Risk factors determining the susceptibility for changes in the psychological and functional status associated with an environmental disaster due to nitrabenzol-escape. Far Eastern Journal of Infectious Pathology 10: 112-117, 2007
David Buyck, Michael Floyd, Svetlana Kishenko (2005): Behavioral medicine in Russian Family medicine. Patient Education and Counseling 59: 210-211, 2005.
Kishchenko, S.Y. (2004): Understanding barriers and opportunities for the development of family medicine model during the Russian Health Care transition: Why an International Partnership between Boston University DFM BMC and Far Eastern State Medical University is significant investment in the Economics of Health Care Reform in the Russian Far East. Journal of the Far-eastern State Medical University Far Eastern Journal of Infectious Pathology 3: 96-104, 2004
Surveillance and monitoring in Public Health, epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and prevention strategies, primary care research infrastructure and model teaching practice in family medicine, role of Global Health Diplomacy, health policy and planning.