AVDEEV Mikhail Ivanovich (sort. in 1901) — the Soviet judicial physician, the member correspondent of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1957); professor (1939), honored worker of science of RSFSR (1961); member correspondent. The international academy of forensic and social medicine (1960), it was elected her the vice-president (1964 — 1968); colonel of medical service. The member of the CPSU since 1943.
Having ended medical f-t of the I MSU in 1923, in 1923 — 1924 was the research associate of department of forensic medicine. In 1938 protected dokt. thesis «Pathological anatomy and pathogeny of fragmentation of a myocardium». In 1940 — 1953 — the head of department of forensic medicine and criminalistics of Judge advocate academy. Since 1942 — the main court. - the medical expert of the Ministry of Defence and the head. Central court. - medical laboratories of management of the Ministry of Defence Central military medical. Under the leadership of M. I. Avdeev in days of the Great Patriotic War of 1941 — 1945 the system of institutions military court was organized. - medical examinations. Since 1970 — the Art. the research associate of scientific research institute of the State and the Right of Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
M. I. Avdeev published more than 100 scientific works among which there are textbooks, the managements and handbooks on forensic medicine for medical and legal schools. He is the author of the textbook on forensic medicine for legal higher education institutions which sustained five editions and languages of other countries, and the «Course of forensic medicine» (1959) translated to a pas. Are written to them «A handbook on forensic medicine for military lawyers and doctors» (1943); the «Rules by definition of severity of injuries» existing in RSFSR and some other federal republics are made. Under I. Avdeev's edition a number of monographs and collections concerning forensic medicine is published.
Under its management more than 60 dissertation works, among them 12 doctor's are prepared and protected.
M. I. Avdeev is the participant of work of the legal commissions of the Supreme Council of the USSR and the Supreme Council of RSFSR. On its initiative formulations of some articles of the Criminal Code of RSFSR were specified. A row of years he was chairman of the board Moscow and the deputy chairman Vsesoyuzny scientific the island of judicial physicians; it is the honorary member of the Italian island of forensic and insurance medicine (since 1973). M. I. Avdeev is the participant of preparation of domestic encyclopedias. More than 100 articles for legal and medical encyclopedias are written to them: he is an editor of an edition of department «Pathology and morphology» Big (the 2nd prod.) and Small medical encyclopedia: editor of department «Pathological anatomy» of the 3rd prod. BME. Also «the Sign of Honour», medals, and also the award «Gold Cross for a Merit» of the Polish People's Republic is awarded by awards of the Red Star.
Works: Forensic medicine, 1st prod., M. 1949, 5 prod., M., 1960; Course of forensic medicine, M., 1959; The Quick reference guide on forensic medicine. M, 1966; Forensic medical examination of living persons, M., 1968.
Bibliography: Mikhail Ivanovich Avdeev, Arkh. patol., t. 23, No. 10, page 93, 1961; Professor M. I. Avdeev, Voyen. - medical zhurn., No. 11, page 93, 1961.
A. K. Tumanov.