Mariya POKHITONOVA, USSR Phthisiopediatrist. Professor 1950; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1950; Head and Science Director, Children’s Lung Clinic, Institute of Tuberculosis, USSR Academy of Science, since 1930; Professor, of Child Tuberculosis, 1st Chair of Tuberculosis, Moscow Central Postgraduate Medicine Institute, since 1950; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1957. Order of Lenin; medals.
1915 graduated Medical Faculty, Higher Women's Courses, Moscow.
1936-1940 Candidate of Medical Science. 1940 university lecturer. Since 1926 member, Commission for Anti-Tuberculosis Vaccination.
Since 1957 honorary member, All-Union Society of Phthisiopediatrists. Deputy Chairman, Tuberculosis Section, All-Union Society of Pediatricians. Member, Editor Council, journal “Problemy tuberkuleza” (Problems of Tuberculosis).
Works deal with hospitals, prophylaxis and classification of tuberculosis in children and methods of outpatient work, etc.