Alfred Ernestovich Ozol — a vivid example of selfless service to science (to the 130th anniversary of his birth)

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The article was prepared for the 130th anniversary of the head of the Departments of Microbiology and Epidemiology of the Kazan Medical Institute, Professor Alfred Ernestovich Ozol. The article presents the main milestones of the biography of A.E. Ozol, a prominent representative of the Voronezh and Kazan schools of epidemiologists and microbiologists. Materials on the contribution of A.E. Ozol to the elimination of epidemics and outbreaks of infectious diseases: typhus, anthrax, tularemia, brucellosis, smallpox, diphtheria, typhoid fever, dysentery in the Soviet period are presented. The main scientific achievements of A.E. Ozol and his contribution to the development of microbiology and epidemiology, data on his role in the development of the epidemiological direction of the Kazan Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology are described. The article was prepared using primary sources — scientific articles and monographs published during his activity, a personal file from the archive of the personnel department and materials of the Department of Microbiology named after academician V.M. Aristovsky of Kazan State Medical University, as well as the personal archive of the family of A.E. Ozol.

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Guzel Sh. Isaeva

Kazan State Medical University; Kazan Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1462-8734

M.D., D. Sci. (Med.), Assoc. Prof., Head of Depart., Depart. of Microbiology named after Academician V.M. Aristovsky

Russian Federation, Kazan, Russia; Kazan, Russia


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1. Рис. 1. Профессор А.Э. Озол

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2. Рис. 2. Профессор А.Э. Озол за работой с микроскопом

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3. Рис. 3. Коллектив кафедры микробиологии в 1950 г. (в центре сидит заведующий кафедрой профессор А.Э. Озол)

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