Lyubov Khegay, MD, Ph.D., associate professor, the head of the Department for Coordinating Grant Projects at the Interuniversity Scientific Research Laboratory, Tashkent Medical Academy
Born 02.02.1955 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
After graduating from the Second Tashkent State Medical Institute (Uzbekistan) in 1991, Dr. Lyubov Khegay worked at the Department of Communal Hygiene, starting as the assistant professor. She is known as a professional hygienist-toxicologist, an excellent instructor and scientific researcher, she worked as Dean of the postgraduate education department (Masters degrees). In 1999, she successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “Hygiene and toxicology of diaminotriethylbenzene, its rationing in the water bodies and the atmospheric air of populated areas”. In 2002 she was awarded the title of Associate Professor.
Since 2011, Dr. Lyubov Khegay has been working as the head of the Department for Coordinating Grant Projects at the Tashkent Medical Academy (TMA) Interuniversity Scientific Research Laboratory (ISRL). Under her supervision and guidance, the efficiency of the research laboratory has increased significantly. She coordinates the activities of the all 5 departments of the ISRL in conducting masters, bachelors, doctoral research projects, as well as State and International scientific grants projects. She is the permanent leader of her creative research team on the conducting and implementation of scientific contracts on an economic basis. Under her supervision there were more than 58 scientific and technical collaborative projects between leading medical universities, research institutes of the Ministry of Health and the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, industrial enterprises, departments and institutions of the private sector, and foreign manufacturers.
The area of expertise of Dr. Khegay is environmental science, tuberculosis of human and cattle, the hygiene and toxicological assessment of the biomedical safety of new chemicals, insecticides, biologically active compounds, dietary supplements, additives to food, cosmetics, as well as safety of medical devices, and problems of biomedical support in the field of sports medicine.
Dr. Lyubov Khegay is the author of more than 102 scientific publications, 2 patents, 20 guidelines and recommendations, co-author of 4 textbooks for the students of medical universities, 4 Sanitary norms and regulations for the Ministry of Health, Veterinary Medicine, and the Ministry of Defense. She actively presents the research projects at the international conferences.
Dr. Lyubov Khegay is repeatedly awarded Honorary Diplomas of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, the Agency for Science and Technology of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
He is an academician of the International Academy of Ecology, Safety of Human and Nature, a member of the editorial board of the journal “Medicine and sport” and deputy editor-in-chief of the international journal “Uzbek medical journal”.