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Department goals

  • Provide a result-oriented study process
  • Optimization of the study process. Use of modern training and knowledge testing methods
  • Attract motivated lecturers and doctoral students
  • Expansion of research work. Involve lecturers, students, residents, master's degree students, doctoral students in research
  • Raise the professional and pedagogical qualifications of the lecturers of the department
  • Provide postgraduate education for doctors

Research directions

  1. Influence of reproductive tract and TORCH infections on the pregnancy and perinatal outcome
  2. Prenatal diagnostics
  3. Genetic factors in preterm birth
  4. Successful induction of labour: the role of metabolome and other factors
  5. Abnormal adherence of the placenta to the uterine wall pathological ingrowth of the placenta, the role of the placenta in the pathogenesis of perinatal pathology
  6. Study of the causes of Caesarean section and possible reducing pathways
  7. Quality aspects of obstetric care, patient-centred approach
  8. Thyroid function and diseases during pregnancy
  9. Pelvic dysfunction in the postpartum period
  10. Nutrition and reproductive health
  11. Research of molecular and genetic factors of cervical precancerous lesions, optimal cervical cancer screening solutions
  12. Prophylactic aspects of cervical cancer prevention through vaccination and treatment of reproductive tract infections
  13. Impact of Covid infection on reproductive health
  14. Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents and related health risk factors
  15. Sexual dysfunction and its association with various gynecological conditions and diseases


  • RSU Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
  • RSU Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
  • Riga Maternity Hospital
  • Riga East University Hospital
  • Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital
  • Children’s Clinical University Hospital
  • Gilbert Gerard Ghislain Donders – Belgium, Leuven, “Femicare” Research Center – consultant in reproductive tract infections in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Johannes Bitzer – Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland. Consultant Head of Multidisciplinary Consultation Sexual Medicine/Sexual Therapy at the University Hospital of Basel. Director of the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sexual Medicine at the Advanced Study Center of the University of Basel and Co-director of the Basel Course of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care and Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine
  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Obsterics and Gynecology (Kaunas)
  • Univerity of Tartu, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Estonia)

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