Meet Denis Zhelenkov


Job Title 

Educational Administrative Systems Support Analyst 

Department | Campus

Curriculum Management Unit

How long have you worked at the Faculty of Medicine?

Almost five years

Tell us what you do at the Faculty in one or two sentences:

I analyze the undergraduate curriculum and make sure that the curriculum management system Entrada has the most up-to-date curriculum content.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?

I love to hear students’ feedback about the system we were able to build for them to use.

One thing we might be surprised to learn about you?

I am also a poet and I published my first Russian poetry book a few years ago. I am currently working on my English collection.

What is the song you sang out loud as a teenager?

"Cry Me A River" by Justin Timberlake

What makes you laugh?

Watching prank videos on YouTube. There is some really funny stuff out there.

One thing on your desk you brought from home? 

A Russian nesting doll coffee mug. It reminds me of home (I was born and raised in Russia) and keeps my coffee warm.

Most healthy habit:

I work out five days a week. That keeps me healthy!

What is your favourite vacation spot and why?

Hawaii. I’ve been there a few times, and it always delivers!