GHUKASYAN Aram Grigoryevich (1901 — 1972) — the Soviet therapist, the member correspondent of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1965), the honored worker of science of RSFSR (1961). The member of the CPSU since 1918.
Having ended medical f-t Moscow un-that in 1926, studied in an internship at V. N. Vinogradov and in a postgraduate study at M. P. Konchalovsky. In 1932 graduated from department of philosophy and natural sciences Ying-that red professorate. In 1939 the department chair of faculty therapy a dignity is elected. - a gigabyte. f-that 1st MMI. In days of the Great Patriotic War — the chief of EG of the Western front, and then the army therapist Leningrad (till 1943) and the 3rd Baltic fronts. After the end of war again the dignity directed department of faculty therapy. - a gigabyte. f-that the 1st MMI and at the same time was the chief of Head department of medical educational institutions and the member of board of M3 of the USSR; in 1961 — 1968 — the chief therapist of the IV Head department M3 of the USSR.
A. G. Ghukasyan published apprx. 170 scientific works, including 10 monographs devoted to problems of gastroenterology and history of medicine. He studied changes of blood at a carcinoma of the stomach, influence on secretory and evakuatorny function of a stomach of atropine, alcohol, and also dependence of these functions on age. One of the first Soviet scientists described clinic and hilogenny and post-resection anemias. In the monograph «Alcoholism and Condition of Internals» (1968) the review of the world literature about spread of alcoholism is given, its social aspects are in details sorted. Part of works And. G. Ghukasyan it is devoted to questions of history of medicine among which there are monographs about domestic clinical physicians M. Ya. Mudrov, G. A. Zakharyin, A. A. Ostroumov, M. P. Konchalovsky, and also about evolution of a domestic therapeutic thought in the first half of 20 century.
Under the leadership of A. G. Ghukasyan 34 dissertations, including 8 doctor's are defended. He was the editor-in-chief of the Therapeutic Archive magazine (since 1964), the member of presidium of Vsesoyuzny about-va therapists, the deputy chairman Vsesoyuzny about-va gastroenterologists, in 2 prod. BME — the editor of a redotdel «Internal diseases». It is awarded the order the October Revolution, two awards of the Labour Red Banner, awards of Patriotic war of the 1st and 2nd degree and medals.
Works: Internal diseases, M., 1972; Evolution of a domestic therapeutic thought (On materials of congresses and conferences of therapists), M., 1973.
Bibliography: To the 70 anniversary since the birth of professor A. G. Ghukasyan, Owls. medical, No. 8, page 155, 1971, Rubbed. arkh., t. 43, No. 8, page 3, 1971; Aram Grigoryevich Ghukasyan's Memories, Klin, medical, t. 51, No. 1, page 153, 1973, Owls. medical, No. 1, page 147, 1973.
B. D. Petrov.