20 September 2017
Death of Emeritus Fellow Prof. Nikolai Fedotovich IzmerovThe Collegium Ramazzini has just learned of the passing of Emeritus Fellow, Professor Nikolai Fedotovich Izmerov (19 December 1927-23 December 2016). Professor Izmerov was Director Emeritus of the Russian Research Institute of Occupational Health, RAMS, which he had developed into one of the leading occupational health institutes in the world. He was also a full member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and Chair of the Russian National Scientific Committee on Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. At the international level, Professor Izmerov served as Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization in Geneva from 1964 to 1971. He was elected to the Collegium Ramazzini in 1983. Read more about Professor Izmerov's distinguished career in the obituary published by the International Commission for Occupational Health of which Professor Izmerov was an active member since 1977.