Nikolay TURANOV, USSR Dermatologist and venerologist. Candidate of Medical Science; Director, Central Dermatological and Venerological Research Institute, USSR Ministry of Health, since 1948; Deputy Chairman, All-Union Dermo-Venereal Society, since 1948. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.
TURANOV, Nikolay was born in 1905.
1930 graduated Medical Faculty, Perm University. 1930-1936 clinical internship and postgrad, studies.
Deputy Chairman, Presidium, Learned Commission,Department of Specialized Medicine Service, USSR Ministry of Health. Secretary, Editor Board, journal “Vestnik venerologii i dermatologii” (Herald of Dermatology and Venerology). 1936-1939 senior associate and Head, Social Hygiene Department, Central Dermo-Venereal Institute.
1939-1946 Chief Inspector of Public Health, USSR and Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Minister of State Control. 1947-1949 Deputy Head, Personnel Board, USSR Ministry of Health.
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