Nikolai Petrovich Gundobin

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Gundobin, Nikolai Petrovich


Born Nov. 15 (27), 1860, in Shuia; died Sept. 15 (28), 1908, in St. Petersburg. Russian pediatrician.

Gundobin graduated in 1885 from the medical department of Moscow University. In 1897 he became a professor in the subdepartment of childhood diseases of the Academy of Military Medicine in St. Petersburg. His principal work dealt with the age-related features of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the child. Gundobin was chairman of the school section of the Society for the Protection of Public Health and one of the organizers (1904, with N. A. Russkikh) of the Union to Combat Infant Mortality.


Vospitanie i lechente rebenka do semiletnego vozrasta, 3rd ed, Moscow, 1913.
Osobennosti detskogo vozrasta. St. Petersburg, 1906.


Vail’, V. S. Odin iz osnovopolozhnikov nauchnoi pediatrii, N. P. Gundobin. Stalinabad, 1957.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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