Mariam Velijanashvili, MD

Mariam Velijanashvili, MD

General Practitioner

Zhvania Central Child Hospital, Epilepsy & EEG Monitoring Dept., Tbilisi, Georgia

Dr. Mariam Velijanashvili completed her medical study at Tbilisi State Medical University in 2006, with the degree of MD, with the diploma and certificate of General Practitioner, and her secondary study at the Faculty of Foreign Languages of TSMU in 2004, with the diploma of a translator/interpreter.

Dr. Mariam is a young neurologist, whose interest in palliative medicine began in 2008, when she became involved in GNAPC (Georgian National Association for Palliative Care). As a neurologist, Dr. Mariam is strongly motivated to develop the field of neurological palliative care in her country. In 2010, she also participated in the edition of the new textbook of palliative care in Georgian language, contributing the chapter "Palliative Care for Neurological Patients" to the edition. She has also been involved as an active member in the work group for developing the new action plan for palliative care (2011-2015) presented at the Parliament of Georgia for governmental funding.

As a member of GNAPC, Dr. Mariam is involved in home-based care for present. Dr. Mariam also has a second profession as a translator, and works at public relations office of Tbilisi State Medical University. As a translator, she participated in the edition of a renewed textbook of Medical Biology intended for students of Tbilisi State Medical University in 2007.

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