PROFESSOR V.A. KUZNETSOV WAS AWARDED THE TITLE OF “HONORED WORKER OF SCIENCE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION”
By the Edict of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin (¹52, January 18, 2007) Professor Vadim A. Kuznetsov, MD, PhD, FESC, Director of Tyumen Cardiology Center, was awarded the title of “Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation” for outstanding contribution in the field of science.
Professor Kuznetsov began his career as a district doctor in a central city hospital of country town Berdsk, passed all stages of establishing and development and for the last 16 years has been successfully heading Tyumen Cardiology Center combining the position of Director with active scientific work.
Professor Vadim Kuznetsov is an outstanding scientist known in Russia as well as abroad. He is one of the leading specialists of the country in the field of echocardiography and vascular ultrasound who significantly contributed to the development of issues of instrumental diagnostics and cardio-vascular system diseases.
Scientific activity of Prof. Kuznetsov arouses interest of scientists around the world. He is regularly invited for lecturing at various international meetings.
Prof. Kuznetsov is the co-author of more than 400 scientific works published in Russian and foreign issues, three monographs and five inventions.
His contribution to the young scientists training is very significant. He is a promoter of 12 Ph.D. theses, 8 further ongoing and 5 habilitation theses, 2 further ongoing.
Prof. Kuznetsov is a member of editorial board of the peer-reviewed scientific journal "Polish Journal of Cardiology"; Russian journals “Atherosclerosis”, “Functional diagnostics” and “Problems of Women Health”. Reviewer for the journal “Echocardiography” (Blackwell Futura Publishing, Inc.)
He is the member of the following Societies:
- Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology,
- Member of the Board of Directors of the International Cardiac Doppler Society,
- Member of the European Association of Echocardiography,
- Fellow of the International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound (ISCU),
- Chairman of the Russian Chapter of ISCU,
- Chairman of Tyumen branch of the Society of Cardiology of the Russian Federation,
- Chairman of Tyumen branch of the Russian National Society of Heart Failure,
- Member of the Board of Tyumen Academic Society
- Fellow of Tyumen Governor Academy
We sincerely congratulate Professor Kuznetsov with the honorary title “Honored worker of science of the Russian Federation” and wish him good health, happiness and prosperity, long life and high future scientific achievements.
On 13 April, 2007 the governor of Tyumen region, Vladimir Yakushev, handed the sign of “Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation” to V. A. Kuznetsov.