Khvorost Olha P.

Olha P. Khvorost – Professor of the Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Doctor of Pharmaceutical sciences, professor.

Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds

Address: 61168, Kharkiv, 4 Valentynivska str., chemical campus building, 4 floor;

Tel/fax: (0572) 67-93-63

E-mail: cnc@nuph.edu.ua

Olha P. Khvorost was born on October 9, 1960 in Kharkiv. She graduated from Kharkiv Pharmaceutical Institute with honours in 1982, where she has been working since 1982: senior laboratory assistant (1982-1984), assistant (1984-1992), senior teacher (1992-1996), associate professor (1996-2006), professor of the Department of Botany (2006 -2012), Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy (2012 -2013), since 2013 – Professor of the Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds of NUPh. Olha P. Khvorost has gained the Candidate of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1986), academic title of an associate professor (1998), Doctor Pharmaceutical Sciences degree (2006), academic title of a professor (2008).

Olha P. Khvorost has defended the thesis “Phytochemical study of common alder” for the Candidate of Sciences degree (1986), and the thesis «Pharmacognostic study of the plants of the Betulales order and obtaining the new biologically active substances of various targeting” (2006).

Area of scientific research: pharmacognostic study of widespread native wild and cultivated plants aimed at the creation of original medicines. Olha P. Khvorost is the co-inventor of 4 industrially produced original medicines (Altan tablets, Altan gastroresistant tablet, Altan ointment, elgacine).

Olha P. Khvorost was awarded Certificates of Appreciation of the NUPh. She is the Professor Emeritus of NUPh.

Scientific school:

Dissertations performed under the supervision of Professor Olha P. Khvorost

Theses for the Doctor of Sciences degree:

o Tetiana M. Gontova – “Pharmacognostic research on the plants from Violaceae and Boraginaceae families, prospects of their uses in medicine” (2012);

o Volodymyr V. Malyi – “Pharmacognostic research on the plants from Oleaceae, Aceraceae, Ulmaceae, Caprifoliaceae families and creation of substances on their basis” (2013);

o Iuliia A. Fedchenkova – “Scientific and theoretical substantiation of studying leaves as a type of plant material for obtaining medicines” (the defense is planned in 2017)

Theses for the Candidate of Sciences degree:

o Yana S. Kichymasova – “Pharmacognostic study of common ash and working out substances on its basis” (2006);

o Iuliia A. Fedchenkova – “Pharmacognostic study of certain Acer genus representatives and prospects of their uses in medicine” (2009);

o Tetiana V. Oproshanska – “Pharmacognostic study of Arctium genus plants and creation of substances on their basis” (2010);

o Kateryna D. Mishnieva – “Pharmacognostic study of wild pansy, pharmacopoeial quality pansy and creation of substances on their basis” (2010);

o Olha S. Malaia – “Pharmacognostic study of the bark and other plant material types of widespread Betula L. genus representatives” (2010);

o Viktoriia V. Mashtaler – “Pharmacognostic study of Borago officinalis L. and creation of substances on its basis” (2010);

o Iryna A. Danylova – “Pharmacognostic study of smooth-leaved elm and creation of substances on its basis” (2011);

o Mariia S. Loburtsova – “Pharmacognostic study of unspotted lungwort and creation of substances on its basis” (2012);

o Vasyl M. Vodoslavskyi – “Pharmacognostic study of common chickweed herb” (2014);

o Kostiantyn V. Andrianov – “Comparative pharmacognostic study of plant material of widespread peppermint varieties” (2016);

o Olha V. Hamulia – “Pharmacognostic study of cucumber” (2016);

o Ivanna I. Batiuchenko – Pharmacognostic research on pumpkin herb” (the defense is planned in 2017);

o Liliia V. Ocheredko – “Pharmacognostic research on the underground organs of the Rosa genus plants” (the defense is planned in 2018).

Olha P. Khvorost is the author of over 200 scientific and educational works (including 25 in foreign periodicals), 20 patents, 23 handbooks.

Olha P. Khvorost is the co-author of a reference guide “Wild and cultivated medicinal plants, their diagnostics and uses” (1991), a handbook “Botany. Educational field practice” (2001), handbooks “Laboratory manual on medicinal plant material identification” (20140), “Method on laboratory class in pharmacognosy preparation and teaching” (2016), National textbook “Pharmacognosy” (2016); the author of articles in the “Pharmaceutical Encyclopedia” (2005, 2010, 2016); the co-author of a variety of methodical recommendations, work programs in botany, pharmacognosy with the biochemistry of medicinal plants’ basics and other scientific and methodical materials.

Subjects given by Professor Olha P. Khvorost:

Lectures:

  • Specialty “Pharmacy” – in Ukrainian;
  • Specialty “Technology of perfume and cosmetics” (part-time education mode) — in Ukrainian;

Laboratory classes:

  • Specialty “Pharmacy” – in Ukrainian;
  • Specialty “Technology of perfume and cosmetics” (part-time education mode) — in Ukrainian;
  • Specialty “Pharmacy” (part-time education mode) — in Ukrainian.

Social activity: Head of the NUPh Approbatory Council in specialties 15.00.02 and 15.00.03; editorial boards member of the journals “Medical and Clinical Chemistry”, “Ukrainian Biopharmaceutical Journal”.

Hobbies: stained glass art, feng shui, phytodesign