Samuil CHERKINSKY, USSR Hygienist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science; Head,Department of Water Hygiene and Reservoir Sanitation, Erisman Sanitation Institute, since 1936; Head, Chair of Communal Hygiene, 1st Moscow Medicine Institute, since 1938.
Chairman, Hygiene Commission, and Presidium member, Learated Medicine Council, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Ministry of Health. Board member, All-Union and Moscow Science Hygiene Society. Chairman, Commission for Determining Maximum Permissible Concentrations of Polluting Substances in Reservoirs, USSR Main State Sanitary Inspectorate.
Deputy Editor, journal “Gigiena i sanitariya” (Hygiene and Sanitation). CoEd., “Hygiene” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. 1922-1930 sanitary doctor in Lenin, then Bronnitsy Uezd, Moscow Oblast.
1930-1936 associate, Moscow Obukh Institute, then Erisman Sanitary Research Institute. Simultaneously supervised courses on communal hygiene at Centr, Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Moscow. 1936-1938 lecturer,Department of Communal Hygiene, Moscow Medicine Institute.