Assoc. Prof. Elka Nikolaeva Radeva, DMD, PhD

 

Work experience:

  • 26 years professional experience at the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia;
  • Currently - Associate Professor, PhD, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia;
  • July 1993 - December 1993 - general dentist at Kazichene Health Care Center, Pancharevo Municipality, Sofia.

Education:

  • 2017 - Masters degree in Public Health and Health Management, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University-Sofia;
  • 2012 - PhD on the topic: "Therapeutic treatment of microflora and pain in the initial phase of acute apical periodontitis without exudation in the root canal";
  • 2005 - specialty “General Dentistry”;
  • 1997 - specialty “Therapeutic dentistry” (Operative dentistry and Endodontics);
  • 1993 - Graduated from the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia;
  • Postgraduate Specialization - Application of Fiber reinforced resin composite materials - Finland 2009, Endodontics - Germany 2010, 2019, Portugal 2013, Austria 2014, Minimal Invasive Preparation in Aesthetic Dental Medicine - Vienna 2019.

Scientific degree: "PhD" (2012)

Academic titles and positions:

  • 2015 and currently - Associate Professor at the Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine (FDM) - Sofia;
  • 2002-2015 - Chief Assistant Professor (FDM-Sofia);
  • 2006-2015 - Chief Administrative Assistant Professor (FDM-Sofia);
  • 2000-2002 - Senior Assistant Professor (FDM-Sofia);
  • 2000-2006 - responsibility for scientific activity at Department of Conservative Dentistry;
  • December 1993 - March 2000 – Assistant Professor (FDM-Sofia)

Teaching activity:

  • Lectures and practical exercises at the Pre-Clinic and Clinic of Conservative Dentistry in Bulgarian and English;
  • Examiner of practical and theoretical exams at the Pre-Clinic and Clinic of Conservative Dentistry in Bulgarian and English;
  • Examiner of state exams;
  • Development of tests and clinical tasks for undergraduate student;
  • Accredited Lecturer of the Bulgarian Dental Association. Since 2009 - lectures and practical courses in Continuing Dental Education;
  • Co-author of books on pharmacology for medicine and dental medicine students.

Scientific activity:

  • Publications - more than 80 scientific publications in Bulgarian and International scientific journals;
  • Participation in scientific forums - over 60 reports in scientific forums, 40 of which are international;
  • Citations: over 135, of which more than 45 are in International Scientific Journals;
  • Scientific leader of the Endodontics Student Club - 3, Participation in Student Club - 5;
  • Leading researcher of 4 scientific projects at MU-Sofia, as a member of a research team in 2;
  • Co-author of a book: Radeva E., R. Vasileva. Acute periodontitis - clinic, diagnosis and treatment guidelines. Sofia, 2013, 2016;
  • Since 2002 - Scientific Secretary of the Journal of Dental Medicine – an edition of the Bulgarian Scientific Dental Association;
  • Reviewer of articles for Bulgarian and International Journals, and research projects.

Membership of professional organizations:

  • Bulgarian Dental Association (BDA), Bulgarian Scientific Dental Association (BSDA), European Society of Endodontology (ESE), Balkan Stomatologycal Society (BaSS);
  • Since 2017 - Chairman of the Editorial Board of Journal “DentaMedica”;
  • Since 2017 - Deputy Chairperson of the Communication Commitee of the BDA;
  • Since 2014 - Member of the Editorial Board of the BDA;
  • Since 2013 - Member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Sofia Regional College of the Bulgarian Dental Association.