Nikolay Izmerov

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Date of Birth: 12/19/1927

Age: 88

Place of birth: Frunze (Bishkek)

Citizenship: Russia


Born December 19, 1927 in Frunze (Bishkek), Kyrgyzstan. Father - Izmerov Fedot (1885 born.). Mother - Evdokia Izmerova Filatovna (1892 born.). Wife - Izmerova Nataliya Ivanovna (1947 born.). Daughter - Izmerova Ekaterina Nikolaevna (1961 born.). Grandchildren: Constantine (1985 born.), Elizabeth (1988 born.).

After graduating 10 classes externally in Jambul, he entered the Tashkent Medical Institute on the sanitary-hygienic faculty (1946-1952). After the course the organizers of healthcare in the CIU (c) in March 1953 was sent to work in the Ministry of Health of the USSR as a senior inspector of planning and financial management.

In 1954, Nikolai Izmerov entered the residency CIU (c), and in 1955 - the graduate school at the Department of Communal Hygiene of the Institute. Under the leadership of VA Ryazanov prepared and defended PhD thesis on "The pollution of air and gasoline vapors maximum allowable concentration."

In 1960, NF Izmerov became deputy chief of the Department for External Relations of the USSR Ministry of Health, and from 1962 - Deputy Minister of Health, chief sanitary doctor of the RSFSR. In 1964, the USSR Ministry of Health recommended NF Izmerova for the World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General, a position he held for 7 years.

On his return from Geneva in September 1971. Nicholas Fedotovich elected director of the Institute of Occupational Health and Occupational Diseases Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (now - Research Institute for Labour Medicine RAMS). The scientist, organizer of public health, having international experience, he has worked hard to improve the structure of the Institute, the Union of the problem commission "Scientific bases of hygiene and occupational diseases", which became the chairman.

At the Institute of Medical Sciences of the USSR have been charged with the development of the country`s basic research on labor hygiene and occupational diseases, the protection of workers` health, planning and coordination of this work, as well as the introduction of their results in practice. The Institute became a scientific and methodological center, equipped with modern devices and equipment, with a staff of highly qualified personnel.

In 1973, NF Izmerov defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences. In 1977 he was awarded the title of professor.

Hygienist generalist, specialist of world renown, NF Izmerov focused team of the Institute on the development of methodologies, principles and techniques of production and improvement of the environment, preservation of the health of workers. Virtually all sectors of the economy are widely studies on the development of a comprehensive assessment of working conditions and health of workers, including occupational health issues are solved in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, health professionals and OE Apart from hygiene, clinical and experimental research focuses and methodological issues.

In 1974, the Institute created a laboratory "Occupational health of women," the socio-hygienic research department, equipped with modern technology and successfully implement the latest technology. It was developed automated control system (ACS), based on a dynamic tracking of working conditions and workers` health, carried out extensive work on the formation of the register of occupational diseases in the Russian Federation. A great deal of work to improve the investigation system of registration, recording and analysis of occupational diseases. Designed on the basis of this regulatory document approved by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

A large amount of research carried out on the issue of the protection of workers against occupational hazards and used in the development of the law "On compulsory social insurance against industrial accidents and occupational diseases".

In view of the created economic and personnel situation and the challenges facing the labor medicine, a lot of attention is paid to the development of the health of the prediction criteria employed, depending on the level of exposure to factors that justify protective measures (protection time, distance, and the adaptation of others.).

The accumulated material socio-hygienic and epidemiological studies of production contingents have been used in the system of health insurance and the protection of workers against occupational hazards.

In 1975, the Institute became a WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health and entered into the global network of the Research Institute, collaborating with WHO. In 1990, the Director General of WHO, NF Izmerov was appointed deputy chairman of the special commission of the WHO on health and the environment, he actively participated in the preparation of the report "Our planet - our health", which was presented at the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.

In 1973, Nikolai Fedotovich published a monograph "The fight against air pollution in the USSR", which was translated into English, French, Spanish. The results of scientific activity of NF Izmerova reflected in more than 325 published papers, published both in our country and abroad, including 20 monographs, textbooks, manuals, handbooks, reference books are the experts.

NF To measure - the creator of the school of hygienists. Under his leadership and with his consultations prepared 27 candidates and 32 doctors of sciences. Many of his students continue to occupy a leading position in the health care institutions, leading universities, research institutes and laboratories.

In 1985, the walls of the institute organized the first-ever Russian Museum of Occupational Medicine, which operates successfully to this day. In April 2002, on the initiative of NF Izmerova held parliamentary hearings on the Federal program "Health of the working population of Russia", developed by the Interagency Council "Medical and ecological problems of health workers." After two Russian Congress "Profession and Health", which discussed the concept and design of the Presidential program "Health of the working population of Russia for 2004-2015.".

Since 1986, the Institute operates on the basis of a union, and then Pathology Center of Ministry of Health of Russia. With the active participation of Nicholas Fedotovich to JSC "AvtoVAZ" in 1994 created is unique in the Russian Centre of Occupational Medicine, whose work has been approved by WHO. Chaired by NF Izmerova held the 1st All-Russian Congress of Pathology in Togliatti (October 2000).

In 1980, Nikolai Fedotovich elected a corresponding member in 1986 - Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences. In 1990 he was elected, and in 1995 and 2001, re-elected an academician-secretary of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences.

Nikolai Fedotovich - a member of the Presidium of the Academy of Medical Sciences, he is an academician of the International Higher Education Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Ecological Academy, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical and Technical Sciences.

In 2000, the Institute became the winner of the 1st All-Russian contest "Labor Glory of Russia". In 2001, NF Izmerova a group of authors awarded the prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology.

NF Izmerov is a member of the Supreme Environmental Council and chairman of the section "Human Ecology" of the State Duma, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the "Medical and ecological problems of the health of workers" at the Presidium of Academy of Medical Sciences, the chairman of the Joint Scientific Council on the protection of labor in the Interdepartmental Commission for the Protection of Labour of the Government of the Russian Federation, member of the executive committee behalf of the non-governmental environmental Fund VI Vernadsky, a vice-president YUNEPKOMA, a member of the Council of Elders of the Mayor of Moscow, the chief editor of the journal "Medicine of work and industrial ecology", managing editor of "Occupational health" BMA, a member of the editorial board of the journal "Medical courier", the chairman of the doctoral dissertation council, head of the department occupational medicine, Moscow medical Academy named after IM Sechenov.

On his initiative and with the active participation of the established "Russian Asbestos Association" and "Association of physicians and occupational medicine", the president of which he is now. In 2000, he was president of the Russian Society of Medicine. In 2002, in Washington, DC with his active participation that society was made to the World Medical Association.

He was awarded the Order of the October Revolution (1987), two Orders of Red Banner of Labor (1969, 1977), the Order "For Services to the Fatherland" IV and III (1997, 2003), many medals. Awarded the title of Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation.

Hobbies: classical music, ballet, poetry.

Lives and works in Moscow.