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Zinaida Aleksandrovna LEBEDEVA

Phthisiologist

Zinaida LEBEDEVA, USSR Phthisiologist. Candidate of Medical Science; Department Head, Tuberculosis Institute, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1958. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1960; other orders; medals.

Background

LEBEDEVA, Zinaida was born in 1902.

Education

1927 graduated 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute.

Career

1939-1958 Director, Moscow Tuberculosis Institute, now the Tuberculosis Institute, USSR Academy of Science. Editor, journal “Problemy tuberkuleza” (Problems of Tuberculosis). Presidium member, USSR Anti-Fascist Committee of Soviet Women, etc.

Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. Secretary, Committee, Parliamentary Group of USSR Supreme Soviet, forming part of International Parliamentary Union. Deputy Chairman, USSR Committee of Peace Partisans.

Works deal with tuberculosis and its prophylaxis.