Aleksandr KHMALADZE, USSR Hygienist. Professor 1935; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1935; Head, Chair of Hygiene, Tbilisi Postgraduate Medicine Institute, since 1935; Head, Laboratory for Food Hygiene, and Science Director, Research Institute of Sanitation and Hygiene, Georgia Ministry of Health, since 1938; Honoured Worker of Science of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1944. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.
1925 founded Research Laboratory for Labor Hygiene, Georgia Popular Commissariat of Labor, luter reorganized into the Kirov Research Institute of Labor Protection, AllUnion Central Trade-Union Council, with branches in Baku and Yerevan. First to study labor hygiene conditions of workers in Georgia metallurgical, silk-winding, tobacco and tea enterprises. Founded laboratories at Research Institute of Sanitation and Hygiene, Georgia Ministry of Health.
Board member, Society of Hygienists. Since 1956 Bureau member, Medicine Section, Tbilisi Society for the Dissemination of Political and Science Knowledge. Works deal with hygiene, large families and demographic indices of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Author of about 75 works, including manual on society hygiene and 2 handbooks on general hygiene in Georgian. Awnrds: Order of Lenin, 1954. 1914-1917 military physician in Russia Army.
1917-1921 in Red Army. 1921-1924 epidemiologist and public health doctor, Penza. 1924-1926 Head, Laboratory of Labor Hygiene, Georgia Popular Commissariat of Labor, Tiflis.
1926-1934 Assistant, 1935-1936 lecturer, 1936-1937 Professor, Chair of Society Hygiene, Tbilisi Medicine Institute.