Graduate of Harvard University Kuanysh Yergaliyev has been appointed as the rector of Suleyman Demirel University.

Dr. Kuanysh Yergaliyev graduated with honors from Kazakh National Medical University in 2006. He received a Master degree from Tulane University (USA) and Doctor of Public Health from Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health by Bolashak International scholarship.

Prior to Harvard University, Kuanysh Yergaliyev worked in Nazarbayev University and held various managerial positions at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Dr. Kuanysh Yergaliyev is a cofounder and current President of Miras Boston Kazakh Cultural Foundation, which aims to meet cultural and social needs of Kazakh people in USA.

Before his appointment as the rector of Suleyman Demirel University, Kuanysh Yergaliyev worked as a Research Fellow at STRIPED, Boston Children’s Hospital.