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Lev Dominikievicb VASILENKO

surgeon

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.

Background

VASILENKO, Lev was born in 1899 in Kaluga.

Career

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.

Religion

Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.