Naum MEDVEDEV, USSR Ophthalmologist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; Head, Chair of Eye Diseases, and Deputy Director, Samarkand Pavlov Medicine Institute, since 1951; Chief Ophthalmologist of Samarkand Oblast; Honoured Worker of Science of Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic since 1960.
MEDVEDEV, Naum was born in 1900.
1925 graduated Kharkov Medicine Institute. 1925-1928 postgrad, student, Chair of Eye Diseases, Kharkov Medicine Institute.
Chairman, Samarkand Oblast Ophthalmological Society. Board member, Uzbek and All-Union Ophthalmological Society. Chairman, Problem Commission for Trachoma, Learned Council, Uzbek Ministry of Health.
Works deal with operative ophthalmology, occupational eye diseases, trachoma, traumatic eye injuries and ophthalmological oncology, etc. 1928-1934 Assistant, Chair of Eye Diseases, Kharkov Medicine Institute. 1934-1941 Head, Chair of Eye Diseases, Donets Medicine Institute, Stalino.
1941-1942 Chief, evacuation hospital in the Crimea. 1942-1951 Head, Chair of Eye Diseases, Crimean Medicine Institute.