Dr. Oksana Syvak graduated from O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University in Kyiv.
She worked as an obstetrician-gynecologist for 18 years.
She was the Head of Clinical Research (Clinical Operation Lead) at Paraxel International.
During the Revolution of Dignity, she organized four underground medical hospitals for protesters, treating more than 500 patients.
Dr. Syvak also took an active part in the public sector, first as an advisor to the Minister of Health, and then in the position of Deputy Minister of Health for European integration, which she held during 2016-2017.
She is the ideologue of the launch of the physical rehabilitation system in Ukraine and the co-author of the Law of Ukraine “On rehabilitation in the field of health care”.
Dr. Syvak is the co-founder and director of the International Institute of Postgraduate Education (Kyiv) and the Executive Director of the Center for Psychological Counseling and Trauma Therapy “Open Doors”.