Maia Gabunia

Director

Maia Gabunia, MD, PhD

Education

 

 

1976 – 1982 – Pediatrician, Tbilisi State Medical Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia;

2004 – PhD, Neurology, Tbilisi State Medical Academy.

Professional experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 up to present day – Director of mental Health Center, Tbilisi;

2012-2015 – Head of mental health department at Neurodevelopment Center, Tbilisi;

2001 – up to present day – Highest Medical School “Aieti”, assistive professor of neurology.

2008 – 2012 – Aversi Clinic, child neurologist;

1998-2007 – The Center of Child Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, child neurologist;

1989-98 Children’s hospital N2, Tbilisi, child neurologist;

1987-89 The Center of Sepsis, Tbilisi,  Intensive Care Unite physician;

1982-89 Republican Children’s Hospital, Tbilisi, Intensive Care Unite physician;

 

other

activities

2016 – Scientific director of seasonal school for young scientists “Neurodevelopmental Disorders – Evidence and Opportunity”, funded by Rustaveli National Science Foundation, grant SS16_B_006;

2015- up to present day – The Chair of Georgian Academy of Childhood Disabity;

2015-2016 – Director of the grant “Developing ECI system and service in Georgia”, funded by OSGF, grant № Med/28/15 – 20172

2015-2016– Chair of Coalition of early Childhood Intervention

2013-2015 – Director of the grant “Early Identification for ECI in Georgia”, funded by OSF London, grant №19629

2012-2013 – Director of the grant “Coalition for Childhood Disability”, funded by USAID EWMI G-PAC, grant №805 12 210 3016 20

2012-2013 – Director of the grant “Early Childhood Intervetion Project – Georgia”, funded by OSF London, grant № Med/21/12-18831

2008-09 – a researcher in the study “Autism Spectrum Disorders in Georgia: Diagnostical and Epidemiological Issues“ (granted by Georgian National Scientific Foundation, grant # GNSF/ST07/6-229)

2004 -2014 – the general  secretary of Georgian Association of Child Neurologists and Neurosurgeons

2001- up to present day – a lecturer of 11 CME courses organized by Georgian Association of Child Neurologists and Neurosurgeons.

Author and co-author of 15 articles and 1 monograph.

Professional memberships 2001- up to present day – a member of Georgian Association of Child Neurologists and Neurosurgeons (GACNN)

2006 – up to present day – a member of European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD), National Coordinator

2009 – 2015 – a member of European Pediatric Neurology Society (EPNS)