On June 1, the Council of the School of Medicine elected Shorena Chumburidze as a Dean. Shorena Chumburidze holds Ph.D. in Medicine (2003 year). She was the head of the department of Internal Medicine at New Vision University Hospital. Since 2010, Ms. Chumburidze is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the American Academy of Cardiology. Starting from 2008, she is also a special representative of American Therapists College. Various periods she has served as: the head of scientific clinic’s intensive cardio-therapeutic service; led the residency program at the National Center of Therapy; worked as a leading cardiologist and scientist at the National Center of Therapy, Department of Cardiomyopathy and Ischemic Heart diseases.