January 28, 2019
The Department of Hygiene of the Kharkov University dates back to the 70s of the 19th century, when it was founded as a part of the medical faculty and began to actively develop. Yakobiy Arkady Ivanovich, Popov Mikhail Fedorovich, Raevsky Arkady Alexandrovich, Lyashenkov Pavel Nikolaevich, Korshun Stepan Vasilyevich, Favr Vladimir Vladimirovich - all these outstanding scientists, professors, privat-docents of our faculty laid the foundations for the study of hygiene in Kharkov imperial university and scientific research in this area . Without these names, without their scientific and pedagogical contribution, it is impossible to imagine the revival and development of our department in the present.
The Department of Hygiene and Social Medicine was established several years after the restoration of the work of the medical faculty (last year the faculty of fundamental medicine) - December 8, 2008 (order No. 3501 - 1/059 dated July 10, 2008) under the guidance of G. Danilenko. D. med. Sciences, professors. Its composition was formed from scientific and pedagogical workers of 2 departments: the Department of General and Clinical Immunology and Allergology and the Department of Computer Technologies and Mathematical Modeling in Medicine.
During the existence of the department, modern teaching methods were introduced, test bases were created to ensure control of students' knowledge and skills, teaching of all subjects was introduced using computer and multimedia technology, a system of students and teachers joint research was developed and implemented. A student scientific circle was created and successfully functions at the department, the members of which have repeatedly and successfully presented their scientific work at student scientific-practical conferences.