The department of social hygiene and public health organization (this is how the department of public health and health care was called till 2000) was opened in 1940. The students of 7 faculties are trained at this department: medical, pediatric, stomatologic, medico-preventive business faculties, the faculties of higher sisterly education, economy and management of health care, international faculty and faculty of postgraduate education.
The head of the department is Doctor of Medicine, Professor G.A. Sidorov.
Now the main scientific direction of the department is the comprehensive study of medico-social problems of life and state of health of separate age and sex groups of the population, living in the region of Kursk magnetic anomaly, the volume and the quality of the medical and rehabilitation care, rendered to this contingent.
Tel.: 8(4712) 58-89-92