Professor of Oncology, Doctor of Medical Sciences.
She graduated from the Kyiv Red Banner of Labor Order with a degree in Medical Affairs in 1971. From 1971 to 1974 – worked as an obstetrician-gynecologist at a clinical hospital №8 in Kyiv. Since 1974 – clinical residency, then postgraduate studies in the specialty “oncology” at the Kyiv Research X-ray Radiology and Oncology Institute. In 1979 she defended her PhD thesis on specialty oncology: “Diagnosis and control of treatment of chorioepithelioma of the uterus”.
Since 1979 she worked at the Department of Oncology as an assistant, and since 2003, after defending her doctoral dissertation on the topic: “Ethio-pathogenetic approach to the treatment of initial forms of cervical cancer” in the specialty “Oncology” was selected by competition and worked as an associate professor of the department oncology. Since 2006 she has been appointed to the position of Professor of the Department of Oncology. He has more than 160 scientific papers, 4 certificates for inventions and 4 certificates for rationalization proposals, co-author of 2 monographs and 3 textbooks (one in English), 4 manuals. Problems of scientific research are the development of methods for the prevention of cervical cancer and the introduction into clinical activity of pathogenetically sound methods of organ-preserving treatment of cervical cancer in young women, as well as the monitoring of cervical cancer in pregnant women. Performs surgical interventions of a higher degree of complexity, implements modern methods of surgery in clinical practice. At a high scientific and methodological level he lectures and conducts practical classes with students of 5th and 6th years. Experienced educator and specialist, has modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. Able to pass on his experience to a young generation of oncologists and students. Engages with students in circles. He has the highest qualification category in the specialty “Oncology”, the experience of working as a surgeon – 38 years, scientific-pedagogical experience – more than 30 years. Vakulenko GO member of the Academic Council of the Second Medical Faculty and a member of the specialized council at the National Cancer Institute for the protection of PhD and doctoral theses, participates in the implementation of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine program on Oncology, participates in visiting commissions outside the university.
Clinical base: Kyiv City Clinical Oncology Center.