Vasiliy NAVROTSKY, USSR Hygienist. Professor 1942; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1939; full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1960; Head, Chair of Hygiene, Kharkov Postgraduate Medicine Institute, since 1944.
NAVROTSKY, Vasiliy was born in 1897.
1921 graduated Kharkov Medicine Institute.
Co-Editor, “Hygiene” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editor Council, journals “Gigiena truda i professionalnye zabolevaniya” (Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases) and “Gigiena i sanitariya” (Hygiene and Sanitation). Chairman, Kharkov Society of Hygienists.
Works deal with: statistics of occupational diseases. Labor hygiene in the soda, coke-chemical, aniline dye, coalmining and ore-mining industry. Labor physiology in the ore industrial and metallurgy.
Experimental general and industrial toxicology. 1921-1923 rural distr. doctor in Belarusian. 1924-1927 public health labor inspector in Donets Basin.
1927-1941 senior associate and Department Head, Ukrainia Central Institute of Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. 1930-1942 lecturer, Chair of Labor Hygiene, Kharkov Medicine Institute. 1942-1943 Head, Chair of Labor Hygiene, Novosibirsk Postgraduate Medicine Institute.
1944-1953 Director, Ukrainia Central Institute of Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases.