A brief history

Department of Dermatovenereology started its activity in January 1946 after the foundation of The State Institute of Medicine. Chisinau Institute of Medicine was founded on the base of The Leningrad Institute of Medicine nr.2 that had been evacuated to Kislovodsk during the Second World War.
Professor Michael Borzov founded the department and was the first head of Dermatology Clinic from 1946 to 1959. From 1959 to 1989 the position of the head of Dermatology Clinic and that of the department was held by Ludmila Bogaciova, professor, who received the degree of doctor of science for the thesis on: “Diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis of trichomoniasis in men” in 1962. In the period from 1989 to 2010 the department was headed by Gheorghe Muset, professor, who received the degree of doctor of science for the thesis on : “Lysosome enzymes and alteration of vegetative nervous system in patients with psoriasis” in 1987. In 2010,Mircea Betiu, the dean of Faculty of Medicine nr.2, associate professor became the head of the department.
During different periods of time at the department had been working associate professor A. Bragarenco, I.Vovcu; lecturers – P.Cozişcurt, Ana Scerbacova, Cleopatra Barbaneagră, EfimiaSerbin, Nicolai Jelamschi. Nowadays, associate professor Gr.Morcov, L.Gugulan, V.Sturza, V.Gogu, B. Nedelciuc and lecturers – Nina Fiodorova, V.Caproş, V.Ţâbârnă are working successfully in the department.
During the last 60 years 2 Doctor of science(Ludmila Bogaciova, 1962; Gh. Muşet, 1987) and 17 PhD theses (scientific adviser professor M. Borzov – A. Mejevalova, 1955; A. Bragarenco, 1958; Cleopatra Barbăneagră, 1959; scientific adviser professor Ludmila Bogaciova – I. Vovcu, 1966; V. Bilic, 1969; Gh. Muşet, 1970; I. Bologan, 1973; A. Josanu, 1973; L. Gugulan, 1975; Gr. Morcov, 1981; V. Sturza, 1988; T. Condrea, 1991 and scientific adviser professor Gh. Muşet – V. Gogu, 2000; B. Nedelciuc, 2000; M. Beţiu, 2002; Elena Raevschi, 2003, O. Tabuică, 2012) have been written in the field of dermatovenereology.
Results of the department: a number of monographs, including important scientific and methodological and didactic works have been published, 4 Conferences (1959, 1969, 1985, 1994) and 4 National Congresses on Dermatology (1997, 2000, 2004, 2010) were organized. Soon a new textbook on dermatovenereology for students of Medicine and Public Health Faculties will be published.
The Department of Dermatovenereology has been working on the base of the Hospital of Dermatology and Communicable Diseases from the moment of its foundation and up to nowadays.