professional career

  • graduated in medicine at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 1961
  • municipal doctor in Djurovo, Bulgaria (1961-1963)
  • assistant medical director of the mother-child clinic "Maika i Dete", Dobroslavtsi, Bulgaria (1964–1967).
  • assistant medical director of the Department of Dermatology at the Medical Academy Sofia, Bulgaria (until 1979)
  • assistant medical director of the Department of Dermatolgoy at the Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria (until 1985)
  • specialist in paediatrics since 1970
  • specialist in dermatology and venerology since 1973
  • founder and assistant medical director of the Department of Dermatolgoy of the Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria (1979–1985)
  • medical director of the Department of Dermatolgoy at the Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria(1986-2001)
  • specializations:
    • Vienna, Austria (1970)
    • Sankt Petersburg, Russia (1971–1973)
    • Bordeaux, France (1981–1984)
    • Zurich, Switzerland (1994–1998)
    • Munich and Düsseldorf, Germany(1998)
  • habilitation treatise on the topic "atopic eczema, morphology, clinic and prophylactic" (1977)
  • member of the "Bulgarian Society for Dermatology und Venerology"
  • correspondant member of the French Society for Dermatology (SFD) (since 1982)
  • member of the "European Society for Pediatric Dermatology" and member of the editiorial board of the "European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology" (since 1984)
  • board member of the "Bulgarian Society for Wound Therapy".
  • founder and honorary member of the board of the Bulgarian Society of Psoriasis Patients
  • founder and chairman of the "Bulgarian Society for Epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria" (since 1994)
  • honorary member of the "Bulgarian Society for Dermatology and Venerology" (since 2008)