Professor Marianna Drozhdina graduated from the State Institution of Higher Professional Education “Kirov State Medical Academy” in 1997, clinical internship in the specialty “Dermatovenereology” - in 1999. From 1999 to 2005 worked in the Kirov Region Dermatovenerologic Hospital as a doctor of the Department of venereology, and as an assistant at the Department of Dermatovenereology Kirov State Medical Academy. From 2005 to 2013 - Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Kirov State Medical Academy. PhD graduated in 2009. From 2012 to present - Professor of the Department of Dermatovenereology and Cosmetology Kirov State Medical University. From 2013 to 2016 - Head of the department of International Affairs Kirov State Medical University. At the Department of Dermatovenereology Kirov State Medical University conducts practical seminars and lectures at students of medical, pediatric and dental faculties, clinical residents and practicing doctors. Publications: 40 in different sections of Dermatovenerology: syphilis, sexually transmitted deseases, bullous dermatoses, atopic dermatitis, mycoses, scabies et al. The annual participant of international conferences and seminars on dermatology: Salzburg-Weill Cornell Seminars (OMI AAF - 2013, 2016, 2018), ISA-2013, 2015, 2017 (Munich, Germany), Bio Bridge - 2014 (Venice, Italy). Organizer of annual international conferences in Kirov State Medical University “Actual issues of dermatovenereology and aesthetic medicine”, Kirov, Russia (2015, 2016, 2017), ISD (Taipei, Taiwan, 2018). Investigator of several international clinical trials. 2012-2015 studed at the program “Management in Higher Education” in the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, Russia with the assignment of a Master’s degree.