Place of birth: village of Upper Suetka
Born in 1950 in the village of Upper Suetka Altai Territory. Father - Gerasimenko Afanasievich Fedor (1919 born.). Mother - Gerasimenko Raisa (1924 born.). Wife - Lyudmila Gerasimenko (1949 born.). Daughter - Gerasimenko Irina (1972 born.).
After graduating in 1973, the medical faculty of the Altai State Medical Institute Nikolai Gerasimenko worked as a surgeon, head of the department, the chief doctor of the central district hospital of the Annunciation. In 1980-1985 - head of the department of sanitary aviation, deputy chief medical officer of the Altai Regional Clinical Hospital for surgery. In 1985 he was appointed chief surgeon of the Altai Territory. Since 1990 - the administrative and state work, while continuing to engage in scientific research. Headed by the Health Committee of the Altai Territory. Three times (in 1995, 1999 and 2003) was elected to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly and twice chairman of the State Duma Committee on Health Protection and Sport.
Candidate of Medical Sciences (1986), Doctor of Medical Sciences (1990). In 1992, Nikolai Fedorovich was awarded the title of professor.
NF Gerasimenko - a recognized expert in the field of health care organization and health legislation. His main professional interests - development techniques, methodology and organization of the legislative process in health care at the federal level and in the regions of the Federation. He was the first to develop the scope and quality standards of surgical care, forming the basis of the creation of standards of care in other medical specialties approved by the Ministry of Health of Russia. Created territorial and inter-specialty surgical centers, intensive care units in major CRH Altai Territory has 3 diagnostic center (Barnaul, Biysk, Rubtsovsk). NF Gerasimenko - one of the initiators of the Interregional Association "Siberian Health", which he headed until 1996.
NF Gerasimenko organized the first in the Russian department of a legal framework in MMA behalf IM Sechenov and contributed to the organization of the departments in other medical schools. He conducts comprehensive research on the history and development of modern medical law in Russia.
NF Gerasimenko - one of the organizers of the Postgraduate Medical Faculty of the Altai State Medical University (1987), which to this day is a professor in the Department of Public Health. He lectures for health managers at the Academy of Postgraduate Medical Education and the Moscow Medical Academy named after IM Sechenov. They developed a new original program for training health managers, researchers and teachers, attorneys in the field of medical legislation and law. Under the guidance and advice of Professor NF Gerasimenko protected 9 doctoral and three master`s theses.
He has published about 300 scientific works in Russia and abroad. NF Gerasimenko - the author of 16 books and monographs, methodical recommendations of Ministry of Health has an inventor`s certificate. The most important works: "Essays on the formation of the modern Russian legislation in the field of health care" (2001), "The complete collection of federal laws on the protection of the health of citizens" (2001), "Policy Formation on tobacco and public health in Russia" (2002).
NF Gerasimenko is a developer and an active participant in the adoption of 20 laws: "On Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances", "On medicines", "On the prevention of the spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation", "On Restriction of Tobacco Smoking", "On amendments and additions to the article 87 of the Law of the Russian Federation "on pensions in the Russian Federation", providing for the payment of retirement pensions worker health, employment of medical and other work to protect the health of the population in rural areas and towns "," on quality and safety of food products "," on the social guarantees for citizens exposed to radiation as a result of nuclear tests at the Semipalatinsk test site. " They established fund "In the twentieth century without drugs", developed programs to combat drug use.
In 1997, NF Gerasimenko was elected a corresponding member of Academy of Medical Sciences, in 2002 - academician of RAMS.
Member of the editorial board of the journal "Health of the Russian Federation", "Health Management", a member of the International Association "Medical Legislation", the chairman of the public council of the journals "The culture of healthy life" and "Healthy Life", member of the Bureau of the Department of Preventive Medicine, RAMS, Chairman of the State Duma Commission on population, the deputy chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary forum of the European population and development, the President of the Public Council to support positive youth development, "Your choice." One of the founders and leaders of the Inter-regional social movement "Health of the Nation".
Honored Doctor of Russia. He was awarded the Order of Merit and the Order of St. Tryphon II degree, the golden sign "Property of Siberia" of the Russian Orthodox Church.
In his spare time actively engaged in sports, is interested in tourism.
Lives and works in Moscow and Altai.