Danylo Zabolotny

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Danylo Zabolotny
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Born (1866-12-28)December 28, 1866
Died December 15, 1929(1929-12-15) (aged 62)

Danylo Kyrylovych Zabolotny (1866 in Chobotarka, Podolia Governorate – 1929) was a Ukrainian epidemiologist and the founder of the world's first research department of epidemiology. In 1927, he published one of the first texts in his field, Fundamentals of Epidemiology.

Zabolotny conducted groundbreaking research on a number of infectious diseases, including cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, plague, syphilis and typhus, as well as on gangrene.

Preceded by
Vladimir Lipsky
President of NANU
1928–1929
Succeeded by
Oleksandr Bohomolets

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