Khatuna Katamadze

Khatuna KatamadzeKhatuna Katamadze, MD, MPH


Tel: +5 77 44 0646



Professional Experience                                          


University Research Coo..                                      Batumi, Georgia                      2012-Present

Tuberculosis Prevention Project

Regional coordinator in Ajara&Guria                  


Education Development &                                       Batumi, Georgia                      2006 – Present

Employment Center

Project Manager and Fundraising Consultant, Volunteer trainer in Healthy Life Skills

  • Responsible for all aspects of organization’s fundraising activities, including grant writing, social enterprise and special events.
  • Responsible for the implementation of healthy life skills promotion program for youth
  • Responsible for individual plans for disable children


Batumi State University                                           Batumi, Georgia                      2006 – Present

Lecturer: Public Health and Epidemiology

               Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Medical Service Corporation International           Batumi, Georgia                      2006 – 2011

Tuberculosis and Public Health Specialist

  • Developed strategies for improving the implementation of DOTS in the Ajara Region.
  • Participated in the conception, organization and execution of trainings
  • Supervise any data collection and evaluation activities
  • Organized meetings and conferences for risk groups in conjunction with MOH, public health authorities, and international and local NGO representatives.
  • Assisted in preparation and writing of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.


Academy of Education Development                     Batumi, Georgia                 2001 – 2003

Trainer, Medical Doctor

  • Managed trainings and summer camps on reproductive health rights, unemployment, conflict prevention, peace and development, sexual education, and HIV prevention for over 1,000 adolescent Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs).
  • Organized summer camp for 200 adolescent IDPs from Azerbaijan, Armenia and Abkhazia.


Charity Club: Favourite                                           Batumi, Georgia                1999 – 2003

Project Manager

  • Designed and implemented seminars, conferences workshops and training activities, including all supplemental materials.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual program reports, as well as financial reports.


Children’s Multi-Profile Clinic                                 Batumi, Georgia                1997 – 2002  





Akaki Tsereteli State  University                            Batumi, Georgia                      2009 – present

Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

PhD candidate


University of North Carolina                                   Chapel Hill, NC, USA             2004 – 2006

Master in Public Health, Muskie Fellowship Program

Field: Maternal and Child Health, Global Health


Tbilisi State Medical University                              Tbilisi, Georgia                        1989 – 1996

Medical Doctor


Post Graduate Training

Measure Evaluation-UNC Carolina                         Chapel Hill, NC, USA     2005, summer

Population Center



Child Birth Clinic N2                                                            Tbilisi, Georgia                       2002 – 2004

Post graduate research: Reproductive Health                                  


Chachava Scientific Research Institute                 Tbilisi, Georgia                      1996 – 1997

Gynaecology Residency, Licensed 2000


Continuing Education and Presentations


Training for managing day Center                      Georgia                       November   2011, present

for Disable children

Every child, Save the Children


Training f trainers in Addictology                            Tbilisi, Georgia                 November, 2011

CharlesUniversity in Prague

The key to success in inclusion                           Zevenaar, Holland              October, 2011

European Union Trainings Course

Social exclusion and inclusion                            Strasbourg, from France              10-17 April 2011

Council of Europe


Advanced Social Science Methods Training                                  Tbilisi, Georgia 2010-2011

Online course and summer school

ArizonaStateUniversity & IliaStateUniversity


“TB Control Achievement in Ajara”                            Tbilisi, Georgia                        2007

(Presenter, Author)



“We Will Improve Our Health Ourselves”                   Brussel, Belgium                     2003

(Presenter, Author)


Strengthening Problem-Solving and Negotiation       Warrenton, VA, USA              2002

Skills for Humanitarian Relief

United States Institute of Peace


Family Medicine Seminar                                           Salzburg, Austria                     2002

Duke University


The Role of Women in Neighbourhood                      Histadrut, Israel                       2001

Rehabilitation in the Non Formal Urban Sectors


Women’s Rights and Gender Equality                       Tbilisi, Georgia                        2000

Polish National Women’s Information Center   


Women’s Leadership Workshop                                 Likani, Georgia                        2000

Institute for Democracy of Eastern Europe


Trainings of Development of Social Policy in            Prague, Czech Republic         1999

Health Care Administration                                         Zagreb, Croatia




“Parents-the best solution for disable children development and integration”, Scientific journal  -Intellect, XIX edition, 2012

“TB control achievements in Ajara” World TB Day, Conference Book, Tbilisi, 2007

“We Will Improve Our Health Ourselves” Consortium Conference Book, Reproductive Health from Disaster to DevelopmentBrussels, Belgium, 2003

Language & Technical Skills


Languages: Georgian – Native Speaker        English, Russian – Fluent       German – Intermediate


Technical: MS Office, SPPS, STATA, Internet Research