Department of Microbiology
The organizer of the Department of Microbiology was in June 1956 a pupil of the Kharkiv school, associate professor of the Department of Microbiology of the Kharkiv Medical Institute Fedor Dmitrievich Povelitsa. Author of 9 experimental scientific works. He began his career as a laboratory assistant at the Department of General Hygiene of the Kharkiv Medical Institute (simultaneously with his studies). A participant in the Great Patriotic War. He was awarded the medals "For Courage", "For the Defense of Moscow", "For Victory over Germany", the badge "Excellence in Health Care". Candidate of Medical Sciences since February 1951, Associate Professor of Microbiology since June 1951, Deputy Rector (Director) for Research and Education of the Voroshilovgrad Medical Institute since June 1956, Director of the Luhansk Medical Institute since May 1960.
In November 1963. Associate Professor Povelitsa FD graduated from the Kyiv Institute for Advanced Training of Physicians. Associate Professor Shkapo Leonid Omelyanovich was elected Head of the Department. Candidate's dissertation (1958): Transmission of helminth eggs by some synanthropic insects. Author and co-author of 36 scientific papers, prepared one candidate of medical sciences - Nuromska OA. For a long time associate professor Shkapo LO served as dean of the medical faculty of Luhansk Medical Institute. For success in work he was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, the medal "For Valiant Work", the diploma of the President of Ukraine, the badge "Excellence in Higher Education".
Since 1986 to 1994 The Department of Microbiology was headed by Professor Georgy Larionov. Author of 4 monographs, 3 textbooks, more than 130 publications, 22 copyright certificates for the invention, 5 printed interdepartmental programs. He prepared 5 candidates of medical sciences, including two graduate students of the Department of Microbiology, which he headed - VV Gaivoronsky. and Klimochkin OM. Professor Larionov GM awarded the titles "Inventor of the USSR" and "Excellence in Health Care".
After the departure of Professor Larionov GM in Kyiv (Medical Institute of the Ukrainian Association of Folk Medicine) head of the department until September 1997. was entrusted to Associate Professor Shkapo L.O.
Since 1997, the head of the department became Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Igor Slavovich Gaidash.