Ivan LEGENCHENKO, USSR Obstetrician and gynecologist. University lecturer since 1931; Head, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Belarusian Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Minsk, and Chief Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Belarusian Ministry of Health, since 1945; Honorary Physician of Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. orders; medals.
1917 graduated Mogilev Obstetrics and Medicine Orderly School. 1923 graduated Medical Faculty, Kazan University.
Board member, All-Union and Belarusian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Chairman, Minsk City and Oblast Science Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Deputy, Minsk City Soviet.
Author of numerous works on obstetrics and gynecology. 1923-1925 intern, Kazan Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic. 1926-1927 Assistant, Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, Minsk Medicine Institute.
1927-1930 Chief Physician, Minsk Central Maternity Home. 1931-1934 lecturer, Minsk Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic. 1934-1941 Head,Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mogilev Oblast General Hospital, and instructor, Obstetrics and Medicine Orderly School.
1941-1945 Medicine Director, evacuation hospital, army gynecologist, then Chief Gynecologist, Belarusian Military District.