Lev VASILENKO, USSR Surgeon. £ Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1937; Head, Chair of Faculty Surgery, Medical Faculty, since 1945, c and Chair of Surgery, Pediatrics and Sanitary- : Hygiene Faculty, Tashkent Medicine Institute, since 1952; Chief Oncologist, Uzbekistan Ministry of Health; Honoured Worker of Science of Uzbekistan Soviet Socialist Republic.
Board member, AllUnion Society of Oncologists. Chairman, Uzbekistan Oncological Society. Consultant, Tashkent City -p Oncological Outpatients’ Department.
Works deal with surgery and oncology. 1923-1937 intern, Assistant, then lecturer, Hospital Surgery Clinic, Medical Faculty, Central Asian University, now jr Tashkent Medicine Institute. 1935-1941 Head, Oncological Clinic.
1939-1940 Director, Oncological Institute, Uzbekistan Popular Commissariat of Health. 1942-1945 Chief Surgeon, Hospital Base, and instructor on advanced training courses for medical personnel, Central Asian Military District, Tashkent. 1946-1950 and 1954-1957 Head, Chair of Oncology, Tashkent Postgraduate Medicine Institute.
1951-1955 Chairman, Learned Council, Uzbekistan Ministry of Health.