The Department of Epidemiology was organized in April 1978. Previously, the epidemiology of cycling took a course in epidemiology, which included the Department of Infectious Diseases. The course was organized in 1956 and was headed by phD N.B.Egorova until 1958. Since 1958, the couse has been headed by Associate Professor P.M.Lerner. In 1974, by order of the Minister of Health of the USSR, the course of epidemiology was published by the Department of Infectious Diseases in an independent department of the University, headed by Dr. med. sciences prof. P. M. Lerner.
Since November 1967 he has been enrolled in the course of epidemiology as an assistant D.P. Pak, points. V.Ya. Lemelev, assistants to R.F. Dzhalalova, L. Katkova, U.Z. Rakhmatulin, Z.B. Red, E. Kalandarov.
The first head of the Department of Epidemiology prof. P.M. Lerner, graduated from MI Sam in 1944. From 1944 to 1946, he worked as a district epidemiologist, from 1946 to 1950 as the chief physician of the Samarkand city SES and part-time assistant at the Department of Hygiene of Medical Sciences. In 1957 P.M. Lerner was awarded the degree of candidate assistant professor, and in 1971 he became a doctor of medical sciences, and in 1972 a professor.
In June 1970 P.M. Lerner was elected dean of the pediatric faculty of SamMI, and in August 1976 was appointed vice-rector for scientific work.
Research work of an epidemiological nature began in 1959 under the leadership of P.M. Lerner, together with the practitioners of the city and regional SES (N. Ya. Prikhozhan, A. M. Abarbanel, T. N. Lyubutskaya). The questions of the epidemiology of influenza, brucellosis, typhoid paratyphoid diseases were studied, anti-epidemic measures were developed to combat diphtheria and whooping cough, the epidemiology of some intestinal infections was studied in detail, the scientific basis for the elimination of hymenolepiasis was developed (V.R. Lemelev, 1970).
In 1972, the experience of studying and evaluating various methods of organizing measures to combat hymenolepiasis in rural areas was summarized by F.S. Khamrakulov, and the experience of planning and organizing measures to combat hymenolepiasis in the mountains. Samarkand - A.Sh. Bedzhanyants (1973). The study of the morphology and biology of hymenolepiasis in the body of white mice and tribolium consruzim beetles was carried out by M.A. Zubitskaya (1975).
Yarmukhammedova Makhbuba Kudratovna
2012- 2014 Yarmukhammedova Makhbuba Kudratovna was appointed head of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Course of SamMI. She was hired by SamMI at the Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases by competition in 1985. In June 1993 she defended her Ph.D. thesis on the topic:
"Signs of iridology of viral hepatitis A and B". Total work experience is 39 years, scientific and pedagogical work experience at the Samarkand State Medical University is 35 years. From 2000 to 2012 she worked as an associate professor at the Department of Infectious Diseases with a course in epidemiology. Today she is the author of over 150 scientific papers, including 45 textbooks. Using new pedagogical technologies, associate professor Yarmukhamedova M.K. gives lectures to fifth and sixth year students of pediatric and medical faculties on the basis of modern innovative technologies in the credit-modular training system introduced at the university. Associate Professor Yarmukhamedova M.K. provides advisory assistance to patients of the Samarkand Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital. In 2013, the Department of Dermatovenereology was added to the department. The name of the department has changed to - "Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Dermatovenereology".
From 2013 to the present, Yarmukhammedova N.A. is the head of the Department of Infectious Diseases. During this period, more than 200 scientific papers were published, 43 of them were published in foreign journals. Dots. Yarmukhammedova N.A. Participated in international symposiums and conferences in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Astana, Istanbul, Bukovina. In 2020, the Department of Epidemiology as part of the department was allocated and became a separate department.
Umrzoqov Zokir Bakhriddinovich
In 1996 he graduated from the Samarkand State Medical University, Faculty of Medicine, and from 1996 to 2004 worked as a doctor-epidemiologist at the Samarkand Regional Health Department. From 2004 to 2019 he worked as an epidemiologist in the organizational and methodological department of the Regional AIDS Center. Since September 2020, he has been working as the head of the epidemiology department of Samarkand University. At the same time, he conducts research on doctoral studies. He has published 10 scientific articles in his scientific activity.