Samuil CHERKINSKY, USSR Hygienist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science; Head,Department of Water Hygiene and Reservoir Sanitation, Erisman Sanitation Institute, since 1936; Head, Chair of Communal Hygiene, 1st Moscow Medicine Institute, since 1938.
CHERKINSKY, Samuil was born in 1896.
Chairman, Hygiene Commission, and Presidium member, Learated Medicine Council, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Ministry of Health. Board member, All-Union and Moscow Science Hygiene Society. Chairman, Commission for Determining Maximum Permissible Concentrations of Polluting Substances in Reservoirs, USSR Main State Sanitary Inspectorate.
Deputy Editor, journal “Gigiena i sanitariya” (Hygiene and Sanitation). CoEd., “Hygiene” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. 1922-1930 sanitary doctor in Lenin, then Bronnitsy Uezd, Moscow Oblast.
1930-1936 associate, Moscow Obukh Institute, then Erisman Sanitary Research Institute. Simultaneously supervised courses on communal hygiene at Centr, Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Moscow. 1936-1938 lecturer,Department of Communal Hygiene, Moscow Medicine Institute.