PETROV Boris Dmitriyevich (sort. in 1904) — the Soviet historian of medicine and the social hygienist, the member correspondent of AMH (1969), the member of the International academy of history of medicine (1965). The member of the CPSU since 1932.
In 1927 ended medical f-t of the 2nd MSU. Since 1927 worked at department of social hygiene of the 2nd MMI under the direction of 3. P. Solovyova. In 1938 — 1948 at the leading work in the office of the Central Committee of the CPSU. From 1948 to 1953 the director of the 1st MMI; in 1953 — 1956 the department chair of history of medicine of it in-that, at the same time, from 1948 to 1953, the department chair of the organization of health care of TsIU, and since 1949 the manager. department of history of medicine All-Union research in-that social hygiene and organization of health care of N. A. Semashko. Professor since 1960. In 1963 protected dokt, the thesis on a subject «Sketches of history of hygiene of N of sanitation in Russia (till 1861) ».
B. D. Petrov published St. 300 scientific works, including 15 monographs, hl. obr. on stories of domestic medicine, national hygiene, a dignity. legislations, social hygiene. With its extensive introduction articles there were in Russian Ibn-Sina, Leonardo da Vinci and K. Galen's works. Under B. D. Petrov's edition the «History of medicine» (1954) translated into the Chinese and German languages and «History of medicine of the USSR» (1964), and also «Sketches of history of medical science and health care in Ukraine» (1954), D. M. Rossiysky's bibliography «History of domestic medicine and health care» (1956) are published. B. D. Petrov represented the Soviet science on 12 international historical and medical congresses in Europe and the USA. He is elected the member of the Italian academy of history of hygiene and sanitation (1961), International about-va historians of medicine (1954), the honorary member about-in historians of medicine of a number of foreign countries. B. D. Petrov is the chairman of the allied problem commission «History of medicine», the editor-in-chief redotdet «History of medicine» of BME, one of editors of the international year-book of history and the theory of medicine Asclepius; the member of editorial boards of the Soviet Health Care magazine (since 1944) and «The medical newspaper» (since 1962), the member Sovetskogo and International the Committees of Associations of doctors «Living conditions and health» (since 1956).
It is awarded by awards of the October Revolution, the Labour Red Banner, Patriotic war of the II degree, the Red Star and medals, and also the Bulgarian award «For Merits».
Works: Natural-historical views of Galen, in book: Galen K. About purpose of parts of a human body, the lane with drevne-grechesk., page 30, M., 1971; The Role of the Russian scientists in medicine, M., 1954; Prevention — health protection healthy, M., 1955; Sketches of history of hygiene and sanitation in Russia (till 1861), a yew., M., 1962; Sketches of history of domestic medicine, M., 1962; F. F. Erisman, M., 1970; N. A. Semashko, M., 1974 (sovm, with Potulovy B. M.); 3. P. Solovyov, M., 1976 (sovm, with Potulovy B. M.); Ibn Xing-Avicenna, M., 1980.
Bibliography: Boris Dmitriyevich Petrov, Owls. zdravookhr., No. 3, page 72, 1979; Voskresenskaya N. P. Boris Dmitriyevich Petrov, Bibliographic index of the main printing works, M., 1979.
B. M. Potulov.