CHOUBIN Vasily Fedorovich (sort. in 1901) — the Soviet epidemiologist leprologist, zasl. doctor of RSFSR (1962). Member of the CPSU.
In 1926 ended Astrakhan medical in-t.
In 1929-1936 the doctor of the Astrakhan clinical leper colony, then the chief physician of the Karakalpak leper colony. From 1937 to 1941 the research associate of the sector on fight against a leprosy of Tropical institute in Moscow (nowadays Institute of medical parasitology and tropical medicine of M3 of the USSR). Participant of the Great Patriotic War. In 1946 — 1950 was the manager of dispensary department Research dermatovenerologic in-that the Ministries of Health of UZSSR, the main leprologist of the Ministry of Health of the Uzbek SSR, the senior inspector on fight against a leprosy of M3 of RSFSR. In 1967 defended the doctoral dissertation on the subject «Experience of Comparative Study of Epidemiology of a Leprosy on Material of the Astrakhan and Karakalpak Local Territories»; professor (1969). From 1952 to 1974 the director, since 1974 the consultant Research in-that on studying of a leprosy of M3 of the USSR.
The primary practical and scientific activity of V. F. Choubin is connected with improvement of organizational forms of fight against a leprosy (see) in our country. It was directly involved in studying of the centers of a leprosy in various districts of the country (Lower Volga area, Karakalpak the ASSR, the North Caucasus, the Tajik SSR and the Turkmen SSR), training, the organization of scientific research.
V. F. Choubin is the author of the St. 70 scientific works devoted to epidemiology of a leprosy and the organization of antileprotic actions. On the basis of these researches the actions for fight against a leprosy promoting by the beginning of the 70th to decrease in incidence in the local centers and to its data to sporadic cases were developed. Under V. F. Choubin's edition the guide, the reference book and collections of scientific works to measures of fight against a leprosy and its treatment were published.
In 1947 it is awarded the Certificate of honor of Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Uzbek SSR.
It is awarded the order the Labour Red Banner and medals.
Works: Materials to epidemiology of a leprosy in Cara-Kalpakska ASSR, Saturday. works on a leprosy, century 1, page 133, Nukus, 1957; Experience of comparative study of epidemiology of a leprosy on material of the Astrakhan and Karakalpak local territories, a yew., M. — Astrakhan, 1967; About use of system of an epidemetricheska x sizes in a leprology, in book: Scientists zap. Ying-that on studying of a leprosy, No. 5(10), page 140, Astrakhan, 1968; Epidemiology of a leprosy, in the same place, No. 6(11), page 11, 1970; Questions of the organization of fight against a leprosy, Vestn. dermas, and veins., No. 3, page 61, 1972; The Main objectives of fight against a leprosy, in book: Scientists zap. Ying-that on studying of a leprosy, No. 9 (14), page 33,
Bibliography: V. F. Choubin (To the 75 anniversary since birth), Vestn. dermas, and veins., No. 7, page 88, 1977.
A. A. Yushchenko.