OMI Fellow Appointed Rector of Gomel State Medical University in Belarus

Feb 10, 2021

The Open Medical Institute congratulates OMI alumnus Dr. Igor Stoma, who was recently appointed to the post of Rector of Gomel State Medical University.

Dr. Stoma graduated from Belarusian State Medical University, Faculty of General Medicine, where he began his PhD program in 2013. At the time, he was working as assistant professor and eventually became associate professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases.

Igor Stoma, MD (Rector of Gomel State Medical University)

Igor Stoma, MD (Rector of Gomel State Medical University)

Dr. Stoma is an experienced attending physician and biomedical scientist who specializes in the areas of microbiome, transplant infectious diseases, infections in hematology, antimicrobial therapy and data analysis. He was awarded the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Grant in 2017-2018 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Igor Stoma participated as a fellow in OMI Programs four times, including clinical OMI Seminars in Infectious Diseases (2014) and in Systematic Reviews (2019). During both seminars, the course directors noted his excellent participation and case presentations. Dr. Stoma also attended the OMI Leaderships Programs “Economic Evaluation in Healthcare” and “Global Health: COVID-91 Update” in 2020.

We are looking forward to welcoming Dr. Stoma again at our OMI Seminars in Salzburg in 2021.