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Dr. Yanko Kolev
Dr. Yanko Kolev
  • Country of residence – Bulgaria
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Specialist in Forensic Medicine

  • FUll Bio below


  • PhD in Medicine – Doctor – Pleven (Medical University)
  • Specialist in Forensic Medicine – National Center for Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology (Medical University – Sofia)
  • Forensic aspects of road accidents, medical and detonological problems – Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Faculty of Medicine (Thracian University), Stara Zagora
  • Forensic medical identification of human skeletal remains, with special participation of Art. Professor Y. Yordanov – National Center for Forensic Medicine and Deontology (Medical University – Sofia)
  • Training and exchange of forensic experience at a AAFS-certified unit – Department of Forensic Science, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Crete
  • Certificate of training in “Important Forensic point of two-wheeled insects: Identification workshop” – European Association of Judicial Entomology (AEFE), Faculty of Natural Sciences, Nikolay Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
  • Doctor of Medicine – Scientific and Educational Degree – Medical University Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
Medical Experience
  • Deputy Chief Editor of the “Pleven Medicine” newspaper
  • Doctor at “Dr. Tota Venkova” Hospital
  • Lecturer at ICSTPS “Alfa-Metal”
  • Head of Department of Forensic Medicine at “Dr. Tota Venkova” Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Forensic Medicine – Medical University – Pleven, Department of Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Faculty of Public Health
Additional qualifications
  • Scientific activity in the field of forensic medicine, mainly on technologies for determining the limitation of death, tanthology, forensic anthropology, forensic entomology, post mortem bacteriology.
  • PhD thesis. Over 30 scientific publications and participations in international congresses
  • In June 2011, on invitation, he read a lecture on Forensic Medicine, at an international symposium (participants from 11 countries) in Tirgu Mures, Romania
  • There is a chapter on forensic expertise (author), a guideline on forensic medicine for forensic specialists, which is published in Russian language in Moscow, Russia, under the editing of Art.RRMN Prof. Dr. Pigolkin
  • Appointed by the Minister of Health in the Committee for the Preparation of the Medical Standard “Forensic Medicine” – 2011
  • Member of a commission in the Ministry of Justice, for the elaboration of the concept of court expertises and the concept of forensic medicine in Bulgaria – 2011
  • Membership in scientific organizations:
  • European Council of Forensic Medicine (ECLM) – Delegate Member of Bulgaria,
  • International Academy of Forensic Medicine (IALM),
  • European Society of Forensic Anthropology (FASE)
  • European Association of Forensic Entomology (EAFE),
  • European Anthropological Association (EAA),
  • Balkan Academy of Forensic Science (BAFS)
  • Osteuropa-Verein Rechtsmedizin e.V.,
  • Deputy Chairperson of the Bulgarian Institute of Forensic Medicine Specialists,
  • Bulgarian Society of Anthropology,
  • Association of Forensic Doctors in Bulgaria,
  • Bulgarian Doctors’ Union, Deputy Chairman of the Ethics Committee at the RLC of BMA – Gabrovo
  • Association of Bulgarian Judicial Experts,
  • Member of the Management Board of Regional Union of Stara Planina Hospitals

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