Olga Tkacheva graduated with honours from S.M. Kirov Gorky State Medical Institute majoring in General Medicine and the therapy internship in S.M. Kirov Gorky State Medical Institute. In 1993, Olga Tkacheva was awarded the scientific degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences, in 1999 – Doctor of Medical Sciences. In 2006, she earned the title of professor. Ms Tkacheva has 32 years of clinical work experience and 28 years of teaching under her belt.
From 2013 to 2018 – Senior Geriatrician of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation. From 2015 – present – contracted Chief Geriatrician of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation and Director of Russian Clinical Research Centre for Gerontology. She is the author of more than 300 scientific publications, 11 monographs, national guidelines, has one certificate and three patents for inventions.
She headed the working groups and was a member of expert committees on the preparation of national guidelines ‘Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension’, the recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in pregnant women, national guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy, guidelines on general risk reduction of disease and complications in women, practical guidelines on the use of hormone replacement therapy in peri- and postmenopausal women, national guidelines ‘Prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases’, guidelines for physicians ‘Basic Principles of the prevention and treatment of thrombosis in tables and charts’, guidelines ‘Follow-up monitoring of patients with chronic non-communicable diseases and high-risk patients’.
Olga Tkacheva’s scientific research focused on the mechanisms and patterns of the heart and blood vessels ageing and their correlation with cellular replicative ageing, the issues of the age-related metabolic disorders, prevention and treatment of age-related diseases and geriatric syndromes.
She advised on 20 candidate and five doctoral theses.
She is the president of the National Public Organization ‘Russian Association of Gerontologists and Geriatricians’, member of the National Public Organization ‘Russian Society for the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases’, National Public Organization ‘Russian Society of Cardiology’, National Organization ‘Russian Medical Society on Arterial Hypertension’, National Medical Society of Preventive Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, European Geriatric Medicine Society.
She is a member of the editorial board of medical journals ‘Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology’, ‘Preventive Medicine’, ‘Clinical Gerontology’, ‘Archives of Internal Medicine’, ‘Medical Care’, ‘Women’s Health Issues’, ‘Russian Open Medical Journal’, ‘Bulletin of the Ivanovo Medical Academy’.