III International and Scientific Conference “Church and Medicine: Efficient Solutions to Modern Challenges”

September 30th – October 02nd, 2020
Saint Petersburg

PROGRAMME

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Day 1 - September 30th

07.30-09.30 am (Moscow time) – Divine Liturgy of Saint Martyrs Faith, Hope and Charity and their Mother Sophia. Divine service before the opening of the Forum “Church and Medicine” and III International and Scientific Conference
“Church and Medicine: Efficient Solutions to Modern Challenges” in the Church of the Sovereign Icon of the Mother of God on Kultury Avenue (St. Petersburg) (online).

Welcome words (the video):

  • Metropolitan Varsonofiy of Saint Petersburg and Ladoga
  • Archpriest Nikolay Bryndin — Chairman of the Department for Church Charity and Social Service of the Saint Petersburg Diocese

 

Commencement address dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Saint Petersburg Public Organization
«Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society named after St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky)»

Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, S. V. Lobodina

SECTION MEETINGS

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assisted Reproductive Technologies,
Women’s Health Issues, Prenatal Genetics

Moderator — Yulia Yu. Toropkova

  1. In vitro fertilization (IVF) issues: pros and cons.Yulia Yu. Toropkova, obstetrician-gynecologist of the Center for Fetal Medicine of the Medica group of companies, chief physician of the Counseling Centre at the Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society.

  2. Fetal genetics. The current state of genetic diseases matter. Pt 1, 2.Marina V. Krechmar, Head of the North-West Perinatal Genetic Center, Cand. Sci. (Med), geneticist of the highest qualification (Saint Petersburg)

  3. Organizing Assistance for young mothers under the parish and diocese on the example of the work of the “Support a young mother” team at the Church of the Sovereign Icon of the Mother of God in Saint Petersburg.Yulia Yu. Toropkova, obstetrician-gynecologist of the Center for Fetal Medicine of the Medica group of companies, chief physician of the Counseling Centre at the Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (Saint Petersburg)

  4. The current state of genetic research at the stage of prenatal diagnosis. — Ivan V. Chubkin, the founder of the Centre for Family Medicine “Medika” (LLC) on Pulkovskaya Str., Chief Physician of the Multidisciplinary Clinic of Dr. Chubkin in the Moskovsky District, Cand. Sci. (Med), professor of Russian Academy of Natural History. (Saint Petersburg)

  5. Psycho-emotional and physical characteristics of the female body after reaching age 40. Menopause. — Kristina A. Oganyan, Cand. Sci. (Med), Assistant of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Saint Petersburg State University’s Faculty of Medicine; Lyailya Kh. Dzhemlikhanova, assistant professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Saint Petersburg State University’s Faculty of Medicine. (Saint Petersburg)

  6. Obstetrics in besieged Leningrad. — Elena V. Kharchenko, Doctor of the Regional State Budgetary Healthcare Institution “Maternity Hospital
    no. 1”, Chairwoman of Altai Territory Orthodox Doctors Society,
    Cand. Sci. (Med). (Barnaul)

Bioethics

Chairwoman — Galina L. Mikirtichan 
Co-chairwoman — Irina V. Siluyanova

  1. Orthodox theology of personality and artificial intelligence problems. — Hieromonk Kirill (Zinkovskiy), Rector of the Nikolo-Ugreshskaya seminary (Moscow Region), Cand. Sci. Eng., Doctor of Divinity; Hieromonk Mefodiy (Zinkovskiy), Cleric of Saint Petersburg Theological Academy’s Church of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Divine, Cand. Sci. Eng., Doctor of Divinity. (Saint Petersburg)

  2. Ethical problems of medical genetics. — Galina L. Mikirtichan, Head of Humanitarian Subjects and Biomedical Ethics Sub-department of Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor, Board member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (Saint Petersburg)

  3. Supportive reproductive technologies: pros and cons. — Irina V. Siluyanova, Honorary professor of the Bioethics Department of Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, professor, Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy. (Moscow)

  4. Ethical issues of Human Genome Editing.Archpriest Igor Aksenov, Sci. (Philosophy), Head of the Religious Education and Catechesis Department of the Vyborg Diocese, Prior of St. Elias Church in Vyborg. (Vyborg)
  5. Infection processes in epidemiology and pedagogy – epidemic and pedagogical: common root and anthropological parallels. Pt 1. The nature of the epidemic process. — Vyacheslav I. Vlasov, assistant professor of the Epidemiology Department of Ryazan State Medical University named after academician I. P. Pavlov, Chairman of the Ryazan branch of Russian Orthodox Doctors Society. (Ryazan)

  6. The genome editing problem. Resolution analysis of the Church and Public Council on Biomedical Ethics under the Moscow Patriarchate. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

Interaction of Church and Medicine
Doctor’s Prayer

  1. Prayer of an Orthodox doctor according to the teaching of St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky). — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  2. Volunteer ministry of Orthodox doctors: problems, development, spiritual meaning.Sergey A. Nikolaenko, Chairman of the Board of Krasnoyarsk Regional Orthodox Doctors Society named after Archbishop Luke, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Krasnoyarsk)

  3. Organization of assistance to the sick and wounded warriors at the Tikhvinsky Uspensky Monastery during the First World War.Hieromonk Venedict (Shustov), Chairman of the diocesan department on interaction with medical institutions of the Tikhvin Diocese. (Tikhvin)

Geriatrics

moderator — Cand. Sci. (Med) Tatiana N. Greenenko

  1. Modern achievements in Geriatrics. The problems of Elderly Population. — Vladimir K. Khavinson , Director of the St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Medical Science, professor of the Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics of the Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University, vice-president of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the European Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

  2. Psychological characteristics of elderly people. Art therapy work experience in solving older age problems. — Natalya A. Pivovarova, psychologist, member of the Russian Art Therapeutic Association, member of the Orthodox Psychologists Society of St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg)

  3. Commentary on reports of Khavinson V.H. аnd Pivovarova N.A.: “Specifics of spiritual care for elderly people”. — Archpriest Sergey Filimonov, chairman of the Orthodox Doctors Society of St. Petersburg, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor (St. Petersburg)

Part 1: The analysis of the paper of the Church and Public Council on Geriatrics.

Part 2: Pastoral aspects of spiritual care for elderly people.

  1. Experience of proactive and supportive care for elderly patients with glaucoma — Vladimir A. Tkachev, ophthalmologist, Head of the Altai Regional Ophthalmological Hospital. (Barnaul)

Medical Deontology

  1. To indulge or not to indulge, to relent or not to relent for patients. Consolation facets as E. S. Botkin’s edifice legacy. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  2. The spiritual and moral-ethical principles of Russian pre-revolutionary medicine by the example of service of passion-bearer doctor Evgeniy Botkin.  — Sergei I. Glotov, associate Professor of the Department of Faculty Therapy and Therapy of Additional Professional Education Faculty, member of the Ryazan Regional Orthodox Doctors Society. (Ryazan)

  3. Spiritual feat of doctors in war. — Yuriy N. Fokin, Consultative and Diagnostic Centre of the 3rd Central Military Clinical Hospital named after А.A. Vishnevskiy of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor, Colonel of the Medical Service reserve, Member of Russian Union of Writers, Active Member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation. (Moscow)
  4. Portrait of an Orthodox Patient. Subject. Features. Difficulties. — Tatiana N. Grinenko, cardiologist of All-Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine named after A.M. Nikiforov (ARCERM), Cand. Sci. (Med), chairwoman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)
  5. Commentary on the report “Portrait of an Orthodox Patient. Part 1: ecclesiastical and psychological portrait”. — Archpriest Sergey Filimonov, chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  6. Commentary on the report “Portrait of an Orthodox Patient. Part 2: Doctors’ approach in managing special categories of Orthodox patients”. — Archpriest Sergey Filimonov, chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  7. Boundaries of professional responsibility of a doctor.Elena V. Kharchenko, Сhairwoman of the Orthodox Doctors Society of the Altai Region, Cand. Sci. (Med). (Barnaul)

  8. The path to the templeLydia A. Pinskaia, Senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Bioethics, History of Medicine and Social Sciences Senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Bioethics, History of Medicine and Social Sciences of the Smolensk State Medical University

Infectious diseases, vaccine prevention treatment of Сoronavirus infection

Chairman — Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Grigorievich Chuchalin

  1. Methods of treating coronavirus that show the best result — Alexander G. Chuchalin, pulmonologist, Head of the Department of Hospital Therapy, Russian National Research Medical University named after N. I. Pirogov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. (Moscow)

  2. Diagnostics and treatment of patients with coronavirus infection: the experience of a clinicianMaria A. Romanova, Associate Professor of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology of the St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I. P. Pavlov, Cand. Sci. (Med), infectious disease specialist, Clinical Infectious Disease Hospital named after S. P. Botkin, full member of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  3. Sharp corners of pastoral ministry in conditions of coronavirus infectionArchpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  4. Phytotherapy during COVID-19 symptom development in ENT organs. — Galina V. Lavrenova, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor of the Otorhinolaryngology with the clinic Department of Pavlov University, Active Member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (Saint Petersburg)
  5. COVID-19: what has the pandemic taught us?Andrey A. Zaitsev, Chief Pulmonologist of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Colonel, Head of the Center for Coronavirus Infection at the Burdenko Hospital, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation. (Moscow)
  6. On covid-19 diseases at a young ageEvgeny V. Shlyakhto, General Director of the FSBI “National Medical Research Center named after Almazov “of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation. (St. Petersburg)

  7. “International Register of Otolaryngologists / Head and Neck Surgeons, cases of COVID-19 (essay).

  1. Protect yourself and your loved ones in conditions of the threat of the coronavirus infection covid-19 spread. Answers to topical questionsNatalya V. Bogdanova, General Director of ANO” Orthodox Center for the Care of Cancer Patients”, member of the Church and Public Council on Biomedical Ethics under the Moscow Patriarchate, Honored Doctor of Russia. (Moscow)

History of medicine

Chairman — Prof. Galina L. Mikirtichan
Moderator — Cand. Sci. (Med) Ivan A. Dronov

  1. The high gift of heaven” On the issue of canonization of N.I. Pirogov —Yuri L. Shevchenko, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doc. Sci. (Med), President of the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N. M. Pirogov, Former Minister of Health, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation. (Moscow)

  2. Comments on the article “The high gift of heaven” On the issue of canonization of N.I. Pirogov” Yuri Leonidovich Shevchenko — “The position of the Russian Orthodox Church on canonization” — Abbot Seraphim (Kravchenko).

  3.  Andrey Lvovich Polenov (1871-1947) — the founder and creator of the first scientific and practical schools of traumatology and neurosurgery in Russia — Evgeny N. Kondakov, neurosurgeon, Deputy Director for Scientific, Organizational and Methodological Work, Polenov Scientific Research Neurosurgical Institute — Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor, editor of the journal “Neurosurgery”. (St. Petersburg)

  4. The life and work of Dr. Peter Alexandrovich Badmaev — Nikolai F. Zharkov, doctor, board member of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  5. Comments on the report “The life and work of Dr. Peter Aleksandrovich Badmaev” — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  6. Outstanding doctors and priests of the First World War 1914-1918 – Nikolai F. Zharkov, doctor, member of the Board of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  7. Commentary on the report “Outstanding doctors and priests of the First World War 1914-1918” — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  8. Merciful Service of the Romanovs — Svetlana V. Lobodina with co-authors – Cand. Sci. (Philology) — Inessa Y. Serova, Alexey S. Bogoslovsky. (St. Petersburg)

  9. Merciful ministry of the Romanov. Dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty — S. V. Lobodina, T. A. Kryukova (Saint Petersburg – Moscow)

  10. Doctor Haas Street — Ivan A. Dronov, Cand. Sci. (Med),, Associate Professor of the First Moscow State Medical University named after I. M. Sechenov. (Moscow)

  11. Deeds of mercy of sovereigns and the influence of the individual on the forms of charity in Russia at the turn of the eras (the 2nd half of the 17th century – the beginning of the 18th century). Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and his sons: Tsar Fyodor and Emperor Peter I — Alexey S. Bogoslovsky (St. Petersburg)

  12. Contribution of Empress Maria Feodorovna to the formation of charity in Russia — Galina L. Mikirtichan, Head of the Department of Humanities and Bioethics, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University (SPbGPMU), Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor, member of the board of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  13. The care of the Sovereign Emperor Nicholas I about his subjects — Nikolai F. Zharkov, doctor, member of the Board of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  14. Holy Land and the Bible. Healings in the New Testament.Pavel V. Platonov, Head of the Orthodox Pilgrimage Center “Russia in Colors” in Jerusalem; Larisa Platonova, group admission organizer in the Holy Land. (Israel)

Music and medicine

Moderator — Tatiana Pavlovskaya, Honored Artist of Russia, soloist of the Mariinsky Theater (St. Petersburg)

  1. Music and Medicine — Galina L. Mikirtichan, Head of the Department of Humanities and Bioethics, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University (SPbGPMU), Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor, Member of the Board of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Great people suffering from ear diseases. Acquired acoustic sensory deprivation and human abilities. Part 1.A. Great Composers — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  3. Great people suffering from ear diseases. Acquired acoustic sensory deprivation and human abilities. Part 1.B. Great Composers — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  4. Video recording of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society Choir — the song “About the Heart”.

  5. Research project “The influence of music on the mood and well-being of a person.”

  6. On the history of Russian music therapy programs: V. M. Bekhterev — an interdisciplinary approach in science and education — Yekaterina M. Orlova, lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, History, Theory of Culture and Art, Moscow State Institute of Music named after A. G. Schnittke, Cand. Sci. (Philology) (Moscow)

  1. Works by classical composers, the most beloved and popular among doctors S.P. Botkin, V.M. Bekhtereva, etc. Performed by the soloists of the Mariinsky Theater (St. Petersburg)

Heritage of Saint Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky)

  1. Saint Luke, Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea, confessor, doctor and miracle-worker, doctor of medicine, professor of surgery and topographic anatomy. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  2. The “Mission-Physician” project as part of the Center named after St. Luke in Pereslavl-Zalessky. — Ekaterina I. Kalikinskaya, Candidate of Sciences in Biology, Director of the Museum of the Centre named after St. Luke in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Member of the Russian Society of Historians of Medicine, Lecturer of Lomonosov Moscow State University’s Faculty of Fundamental Medicine, Member of the Writers’ Union of Russia. (Pereslavl-Zalessky)

  3. St. Luke’s military service. — Ekaterina I. Kalikinskaya, Candidate of Sciences in Biology, Director of the Museum of the Centre named after St. Luke in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Member of the Russian Society of Historians of Medicine, Lecturer of Lomonosov Moscow State University’s Faculty of Fundamental Medicine, Member of the Writers’ Union of Russia. (Pereslavl-Zalessky)

  4. A short film on St. Luke of Crimea Charitable Foundation for Aid to Patients with Surgical and Other Serious Diseases. Care for patients with cystic fibrosis. (Moscow)

  5. Medicine and miracle. Miracles of St Luke in Cyprus. —  Theophylact Hadzhicosta, lecturer of Theology, employee of Limassol Metropolis, Head of the Committee for the Construction of St. Luke of Crimea Church in Limassol, Cyprus.

  6. Saint Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky): priest, military doctor, faithful son of his Motherland. Lessons for youth. — Elena V. Kharchenko, Chairwoman of Altai Regional Orthodox Doctors Society, Cand. Sci. (Med); Maria S. Chernobrovkina, pediatrician, member of Altai Regional Orthodox Doctors Society. (Barnaul)

  7. Archbishop Luke of Tambov — professor V. F. Voyno-Yasenetsky. Surgical practice in Tambov hospital base. — Andrey E. Yakovlev, Head of Research Department (Moscow) of Research Centre of Military Medical Academy named after S. M. Kirov (Saint Petersburg), Lieutenant Colonel of the Medical Service, Cand. Sci. (Med), active member of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (Moscow)

Neurology

  1. Vegetative state — unresponsive wakefulness syndrome.Alexey Yu.Ulitin, Director of the Russian Research Neurological Institute named after prof. A. L. Polenov, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Dr. Sci. (Med), Ekaterina A. Kondratieva, Cand. Sci. (Med), neurologist of the Intensive Care and Anesthesiology Department of the Russian Neurosurgical Institute named after Professor A. L. Polenov. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Willful Modulation of Brain Activity in Disorders of Consciousness.Martin M. Monti, Ph.D., Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, M.Sc., Martin R. Coleman, Ph.D., Melanie Boly, M.D., John D. Pickard, F.R.S.C., F.Med.Sci., Luaba Tshibanda, M.D., Adrian M. Owen, Ph.D., and Steven Laureys, M.D., Ph.D. (Cambridge, The UK; Liege, Belgium)

  3. Evaluation of pain perception in patients with chronic disorders of consciousness: assessment of behavioral responses and neurophysiological criteria. — Ekaterina A. Kondratieva, neurologist of the Intensive Care and Anesthesiology Department of the Russian Neurosurgical Institute named after Professor A. L. Polenov, Head of Research Group of Minimally Conscious State, Cand. Sci. (Med), (Saint Petersburg)

  4. Spiritual care to patients in a coma. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, D.Sc.(Med), Cand, Sci. (Theology), Professor of St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University. (St. Petersburg)

Organ donation

  1. Theology and Modern Biomedical Technologies.Oleg N. Reznik, Head of Transplantology and Organ Donation Department of Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Head of Organ Donation Coordination Center of Saint Petersburg I.I. Dzhanelidze Research Institute of Emergency Medicine, Chairman of The Association of Transplant Coordinators, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

Orthopedics

  1. Methods of diagnostics and treatment of flat-footed disease (part 1 and 2) — Vyacheslav G. Postolovskiy, Cand. Sci. (Med), Professor of Physical Education and Sports Medicine of Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University. (St. Petersburg)
  2. The flat feet as the most frequent disease of parishioners of Orthodox churches. When and to whom is allowed to sit during the service.Archpriest Gregory Antipenko, Pastor Cleric of the Church of Sovereign Icon of Mother of God on the Kultura Street (St. Petersburg)

  3. Contemporary methods in treatment of osteoporosis.Dmitriy S. Aganov, Cand. Sci. (Med), captain of medical service at the Departmental Therapeutic Clinic of the S. M. Kirov Military Medical Academy. (Saint-Petersburg)

  4. Contemporary methods in treatment of osteoporosis. Dmitriy S. Aganov. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

Preventive medicine

  1. Hygienic aspects of distance education of students. — Konstantin A. Languev, doctor on general hygiene and epidemiology, Assistant of Hygiene Department, Privolzhsky Research Medical University. (Nizhny Novgorod)

Psychiatry

  1. Features of the adolescent’s mentality. Disorderly behavior. Features of the psyche of a teenager. Risky behavior — Irina P. Ozernaya, psychiatrist of the highest category, Counceling centre specialist of the Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors, member of the Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors. (St. Petersburg)

  2. A problem of adolescent suicides. — Vladimir T. Lobodin, Cand. Sci. (Pedagogy), Assoc. Professor at the Department of Life Security and Health Protection of Leningrad Regional Institute of Education Development (LOIRO), director of Courses in Counseling Centre of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society . (St. Petersburg)

  3. Comments to the report “A problem of adolescent suicides.” Vladimir T. Lobodin. Pats 1 and 2.Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  4. The experience of the Counseling Centre named after Holy Hieromartyr Cyprianus and Martyr Justina. A portrait of a patient — victim of an occult influence.Vladimir T. Lobodin, Cand. Sci. (Pedagogy), Assoc. Professor at the Department of Life Security and Health Protection of Leningrad Regional Institute of Education Development (LOIRO), director of Courses in Counseling Centre of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society . (St. Petersburg)

  5. Rehabilitation of persons affected by occult influences and totalitarian sects, within the framework of activities of the Counseling Center of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society named after St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky).Svetlana V. Lobodina, senior lecturer of the Counseling Center Courses at Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  6. The Church Care for people with mental disorder. — Alexander A. Shevchenko, Chairman of the Medical Department of the Diocesan Administration of the Voronezh diocese. (Voronezh)

Psychology

Moderator — Marina S. Bragina, Orthodox family psychologist, gestalt therapist

  1. Oncopsychosomatics and “St. Petersburg Oncological Diaconal Orthodox Service ” —  as a socially significant medical concept and as a system of spiritually oriented psychotherapeutic support of cancer patients in a large metropolis. Alexander V. Brazhnikov – Rector of the St. Petersburg Psychosomatic Medical Institute, President of the Charitable Foundation for Assistance to the Implementation of Psychosomatic Medicine Methods in the State and Non-State Health System “Kind Man”, psychotherapist, psychiatrist. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Interaction between a psychologist and a clergyman in the parish — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  3. The work of an orthodox a psychologist at a parish — Marina S. Bragina, Orthodox family psychologist, gestalt therapist, member of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society and the St. Petersburg Orthodox Psychologists Society (St. Petersburg)

  4. Co-dependent and mature relationships between parents and adult children — Maria E. Vasilenko, consultant psychologist, member of the Council of the Diocesan St. Petersburg Orthodox Psychologists Society (St. Petersburg)

  5. Commentary on the report Portrait of an Orthodox Patient. Part 1: Ecclesiastical and psychological portrait. — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

Regional Orthodox Doctors’ Society

  1. Orthodox Doctors Society of the Republic of Karelia: work experience and potential growth. — Archpriest Oleg Sklyarov, a Pastor Cleric of the Orthodox Doctors Society of the Republic of Karelia; Inga V. Lepiseva, chairwoman of the Orthodox Doctors Society of the Republic of Karelia. (Petrozavodsk)

  2. Rostov Regional Orthodox Doctors Society — Priest Alexander Novikov, head of the diocesan department on interaction with medical institutions of the Rostov Diocese, a Pastor Cleric of Rostov Orthodox Doctors Society. (Rostov-on-Don)

The complicated issues of pastoral service for the sick in a parish
and in medical institutions

Chairman — Hegumen Seraphim (Kravchenko)

  1. Sensitive issues of pastoral ministry in conditions of coronavirus infection — Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Doc. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  2. The Coronavirus Health Crisis and pastoral challenges in the United States of America. – Father Victor Boldewskul, Rector of the Parish of the Epiphany in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Boston, USA)

  3. Causes leading to a pandemic, between medicine and spirituality — Father Carlo Casalone, Research Laboratory Officer, Pontifical Academy for Life (Italy, Vatican)

  4. The ministry of a priest in the reality of a children’s hospice and a palliative center — Priest Roman Artemov, Master of Philosophy, Master of Psychology, Head of the Distance Learning Department of the Minsk Theological Academy, guidance priest of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice and the Republican Clinical Center for Palliative Care for Children. (Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

  5. The experience of pastoral care in hospitals and when visiting the sick at home in Australia — Priest Alexander Paramonov, abbot of the church in honor of Saint Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg (Gold Coast, Australia)

  6. Service during the coronavirus pandemic at the Parish of the Holy Royal Martyrs in Monaco. Archpriest Vadim Zakrevskiy, Prior of the Parish of the Holy Royal Martyrs in Monaco. (Monaco)

  7. Orthodox Church of India during quarantine. — Priest Clement Nehamaiya, Prior of the Trinity Church. (Chandrapur, India)

Dentistry

  1. Optimizing the treatment of patients with dentoalveolar anomalies complicated by dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. — Vasily V. Parshin, dentist, orthodontist, orthopedist, Cand. Sci. (Med), assistant of the Department of Dentistry of Novgorod State University named after Yaroslav Mudryi, active member of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Clinical and biomechanical justification of the sparing method of implantation prosthetics of the edentulous lower jaw.Yuri V. Parshin, Cand. Sci. (Med), dentist, orthopedist, therapist, surgeon, assistant at the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry and Materials Science with a course of orthodontics at St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I.P. Pavlov, active member of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  3. Relationship between the chewing system of a modern human being and stress. Valery Y. Parshin, dentist of the highest category, Cand. Sci. (Med), the head of the private dental clinic “Duvip”, active member of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

  4. Dental health of children studying in school and pre-schools.Olga Parshina, dentist-surgeon of the children’s department of the dental clinic No. 9 of St. Petersburg, candidate member of St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (St. Petersburg)

Therapeutics

Chairperson – Professor, Dr. Sci. (Med) Gordiyenko Alexander V. (Military Medical Academy, Saint-Petersburg)

  1. “The methods for ‘cleansing and restoring’ a human body: scientific validity, benefits or harms?” (parts 1 and 2)Tatyana N. Grinenko, Cand. Sci. (Med), Cardiologist of All-Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine named after A.M. Nikiforov of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia (ARCERM), Member of the Board of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society. (Saint Petersburg)

  2. “Nutrition and life quality. Eating behaviour”Tatyana D. Loskucheryavaya, Dietician of Children’s city Hospital № 19 named after К.А. Raukhfus, Employee of Children’s Paediatrics and Cardiology Department of The North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov. (Saint-Petersburg)

  3. Comments on the report “Nutrition and life quality. Eating behaviour”archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  4. “Vegetative-vascular dystonia (Dysautonomia): does this diagnosis exist?” (parts 1 и 2)Tatyana V. Reshetova, psychiatrist, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor of Expertise of Temporary Incapacity for work and Medical Care quality Department, Psychology and Pedagogy Department of The North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov. (Saint Petersburg)

  5. Comments on the report “Vegetative-vascular dystonia (Dysautonomia): does this diagnosis exist?”

Part 1 – “Spiritual causes of fear and anxiety: fearful sigh”archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Saint Petersburg)

Part 2 – “Spiritual causes of fear and anxiety: lack of faith” — archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  1. “Emergency medical aid in cases of elevations in blood pressure”Viktor V. Ruksin, Cardiologist, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor of Emergency Medical Services Department of The North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov. (Saint-Petersburg)

  2. Comments on the report “Spiritual causes of high blood pressure”archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  3. “Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics: relevance of their application as functional nutrition”Vladimir Y. Fomin, General Practitioner, Specialist in bioresonance (vegetative resonance) testing, Consultant of «Deta-Elis Holding». (Saint-Petersburg)

  4. Comments on the report “Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics: relevance of their application as functional nutrition” — archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint-Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (Saint Petersburg)

  5. Healthy nutrition as a basis for a sound body”Irina G. Usoltseva, Lecturer of Chelyabinsk Regional Center of Supplementary Vocational Training for health-care professionals, Doctor of highest qualification category, LFHom. (Chelyabinsk)

  6. ”Breathing is living!” — documentary about help provided to patients with rare lung diseases by St. Luke of Crimea Charitable Foundation for the Patients with Surgical and Other Severe Diseases.

Surgery

Moderator — Ivan A. Bougrov

  1. Soft Tissue Necrotic Infection. — Natalya A. Bubnova, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor of the General Surgery Department with the Clinic of the St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I. P. Pavlov and Faculty of Medicine of Saint Petersburg State University. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Comments on presentation necrotizing soft tissue infection. — Archpriest Sergey Filimonov, Chairman of the Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

  3. Modern approaches to diagnostics and treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. (part 1 and 2) — Natalya A. Bubnova, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor of the General Surgery Department with the Clinic of the St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I. P. Pavlov and Faculty of Medicine of Saint Petersburg State University. (St. Petersburg)

  4. Comments on the report Modern approaches to diagnostics and treatment of chronic venous insufficiency.Archpriest Sergey Filimonov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), Professor. (St. Petersburg)

Legal issues of medical practice

  1. Basic principles of legal regulation in medical practice.Sergey A. Klimantsev, Cand. Sci. (Med), Professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine North-Western State Medical University named after I. I. Mechnikov, legal consultant-adviser on medical law. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Legal Aspects in Medical Practice (Part 2). — Sergey A. Klimantsev, Cand. Sci. (Med), Professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine North-Western State Medical University named after I. I. Mechnikov, legal consultant-adviser on medical law. (St. Petersburg)

  3. The PAL-LIFE project and the White Book for global palliative care advocacy. — Dr.ssa Nunziata Comoretto, employee of the Research Laboratory “Pontifical Academy for Life” (Italy, Vatican) (Officiale di studio, Pontificia Accademia per la Vita).

Day 2 – October 1st

0.00 – 12.00 (Moscow time) — online (face-to-face) communication of the conference participants – representatives of regional branches of Russian Orthodox Doctors Society, as well as Orthodox Doctors Societies from the countries of near and far abroad.

Questions for discussion:

10.00 – 10.30 — communication with the conference participants, exchange of views

10.30 – 11.00 — treatment and rehabilitation of patients with coronavirus infections

11.00 – 11.30 — issues on bioethics

11.30 – 12.00 — experience of pastoral ministry in a pandemic (conference for clergy and Orthodox doctors)

Day 3 – October 2nd

Reports of medical students and young scientists of the Russian Federation

Chairwoman – S.V. Lobodina

  1. Feat of doctors in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.Alexander S. Rybakov, 3rd year cadet of the faculty of training doctors for the Navy of Military Medical Academy named after S. M. Kirov. (St. Petersburg)

  2. Abortion policy as a reflection of Soviet concern for the nation’s reproductive health. — Alena V. Sviridova, assistant of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Orenburg State Medical University. (Orenburg)

  3. Church and medicine about abortion.Ulyana V. Vetoshkina, Anna V. Smirnova, 3rd year students, Northern State Medical University, Scientific adviser – Cand. Sci. (Psyc) E. G. Shchukina. (Arkhangelsk)

  4. Arkhangelsk sisters of mercy in the name of the Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova and their service to people. — Ulyana V. Vetoshkina, Anna V. Smirnova, Olga A. Koryagina, 3 year students, Northern State Medical University, Scientific adviser — Cand. Sci. (Tech) Svetlana B. Selyanina. (Arkhangelsk)

  5. Assessment of the influence of environmental factors, lifestyle and professional activity of pregnant women on some somatometric and organometric parameters of fetuses.Iliya V. Vaigachev & Kseniya Y. Vologina , 4th year students of the Northern State Medical University. Scientific adviser – A. S. Sarychev, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor, S. G. Konovalova, Cand. Sci. (Biology). (Arkhangelsk)

  6. Holy springs. Assessment of the attitude of medical students to Holy Water.Alena A. Kuzmenok, 4th year student of Smolensk State Medical University. Scientific adviser — A. N. Alferova. (Smolensk)

  7. Genetics issues from the point of view of various religions.Roman P. Seledtsov, 2nd year student of Saint Petersburg State Pediatric University. Scientific adviser – G. L. Mikirtichan. (Saint Petersburg)

  8. Christian anthropology on the meaning of human health and diseases. — Maria Y. Kreydun, 2nd year student of the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Altai State Medical University. Scientific adviser — Archpriest Alexy Korchaguin (Barnaul)

  9. Moral and ethical aspects of the medical profession. — Elizaveta D. Skvortsova, 4th year student of the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Altai State Medical University. Scientific adviser — J. Yu. Kochetova, Ph.D. (Barnaul)

  10. Experience of learning the basics of the profession by students and clinical residents of obstetric and paediatrics during the celebration of Mother’s Day. —Diana S. Baybuganova, 3rd year student of the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Altai State Medical University. Scientific adviser — N.S. Timchenko, Dr. Soc., prof. (Barnaul)

  11. Study of lipid metabolism disorders in elderly residents of St. Petersburg. — Roman I. Dubkov, 3rd year student of the Institute of Medical Education of National Medical Research Center named after V. A. Almazov. Scientific adviser — V. V.Dorofeykov, Dr. Sci., prof.

  12. «Comparative study of the psychological characteristics of the first-year students of the medical faculty who finished a general education school and a biomedical school. — Elizaveta V. Lanskaya, 2nd year student of the Institute of Medical Education of National Medical Research Center named after V. A. Almazov. Scientific adviser — A. A. Velikanov, Candidate of Sciences in Psychology, assoc. prof.

  13. Positive impact of patient-oriented adaptation of the clinic’s website on the efficiency of information perception. — Ilya V. Potapov, 3rd year student of the Institute of Medical Education of National Medical Research Center named after V. A. Almazov. Scientific adviser — D. A. Ovchinnikov.

English version of the report abstracts  will be available soon. You can find  the participants’ reports on the corresponding page of the Russian version of the website.

The reports will be available on the conference website during
October – December 2020 in the public domain at any convenient time
regardless of the time zone.

Certificates will be sent to the speakers and conference participants