OGANESYAN Leon Andreevich (1885 — 1970) — the Soviet therapist and the historian of medicine, the academician of AMH (1944) and AN ARMSSR (1943), the member of the International academy of history of medicine (1962), zasl. scientist of ARMSSR (1940). Member of the CPSU.
In 1909 ended medical f-t Kharkiv un-that, worked as the doctor in Kharkiv, Kazakhstan, Tbilisi.
Since 1919 the manager. therapeutic department city-tsy in Yerevan, since 1920 the chairman of republican committee on fight against malaria in Armenia. In 1923 organized department of propaedeutics of internal diseases medical f-that Yerevan un-that, the cut directed within 45 years. On its initiative in 1925 the resort of Arzni — the first in the Soviet Armenia is open. Since 1927 professor. In 1937 protected dokt, the thesis about an origin of organic noise of heart. In days of the Great Patriotic War was a consultant of a number of hospitals. In 1944 — 1953 the manager. the sector of history of the Armenian medicine and biology, in 1953 — 1955 — the sector of medicine, and in 1955 — 1961 — the sector of cardiology of AN ARMSSR. In 1961 Ying t of cardiology and cordial surgery of AN ARMSSR organized and was his first director (further Ying t of cardiology of M3 of ARMSSR bearing his name since 1972).
L. A. Oganesyan published St. 200 scientific works, including 18 monographs and textbooks devoted to various questions of internal medicine, hl. obr. cardiology, and also balneology, malaria and history of medicine. Studied an origin of cordial noise, cardiovascular neurosises, to lay down. properties of mineral waters of the resort of Arzni at cardiovascular diseases. Published five-volume work on stories of medicine in Armenia, and also «La - tinsko - the Russian-Armenian medical dictionary».
L. A. Oganesyan was a chairman about-va therapists of Armenia, the member of editorial boards of Therapeutic Archive, Clinical Medicine and Cardiology magazines. Participated in work of the first three All-Union conferences of defenfers of peace. «History of medicine» in 2 prod. was an editor of a redotdel. BME.
It is awarded by two awards of the Labour Red Banner and medals.
Works: Mineral sources of Armenia, Yerevan, 1936; Textbook of diagnosis of internal diseases, Yerevan, 1943; History of medicine in Armenia since the most ancient times up to now, p.1 — 5, Yerevan, 1946 — 1947; The Latin Russian-Armenian medical dictionary, Yerevan, 1951 (sovm, with other); About relationship between mental and somatic spheres in clinic of internal diseases, Yerevan, 1961; About a psychological profile of the warm-hearted patient, Yerevan, 1963.
Bibliography: L. A. Oganesyan, Yerevan, 1955; Levon Andreevich Oganesyan, Cardiology, t. 10, No. 10, page 158, 1970.
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