Petr KUPRIYANOV, USSR Surgeon. Lieutenant-General, Medicine Corps; Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1944; Professor, and Head, 2nd Faculty Clinic and Surgical Clinic for Postgraduate Studies, Leningrad Military Medicine Academy, since 1930; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1942.
Edited “Thoracic Wounds” sections, multivol. “Opyt sovetskoy meditsiny v Velikoy Otechestvennoy Voyne 1941-1945 gg.” (Soviet Medical Experience During the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War). Honorary member and Chairman, All-Union Science Society of Surgeons.
Honorary member, Leningrad Pirogov Surgical Society. Since 1959 Chairman, Competition Commission for Awarding inscribed Prizes for Best Works on Surgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science. Member, Editorial Board, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.
Со-Editor, “Surgery” section, “Large Medical Encyclopedia, 2nd edition. Member, Editor Board, journal “Vestnik khirurgii im. I. N. Grekova” (I. N. Grekov Herald of Surgery).
Member, Editor Council, journal “Khirurgiya” (Surgery), etc. 1955 attended 16th International Congress of Surgeons in Copenhagen and studied surgical clinics in Sweden and Norway. 1957 attended 3rd International Congress of Surgeons in Turin.
Works deal with operative, general, thoracic and field surgery. Since 1961 honorary member, Polish Society of Surgeons.