Current directions of the department of hygiene, faculty of pediatrics, pirogov russian national research medical university (115th anniversary of the department)

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Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed: Svetlana V. Markelova
Ostrovitianov, 1, Moscow, 117997, Russia; ur.umsr@vs_avolekram

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Author contribution: Milushkina OYu — study planning, manuscript draft preparation; Skoblina NA — study planning, data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, analysis of publication activity using the tag (word) cloud service, manuscript draft preparation; Korolik VV, Sheina NI, Bokareva NA, Kozyreva FU, Bulatseva MB, Dubrovina EA, Tikhonova YuL — data acquisition; Markelova SV — data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, manuscript draft preparation.

Compliance with ethical standards: the study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (R&D project state registration number АААА-А19-119021890068-7 of 18 February 2019; protocols № 159 dated 21 November 2016, № 203 dated 20 December 2020, № 209 dated 28 June 2021). The study was compliant with the principles of biomedical ethics and did not endanger the subjects.

Received: 2023-10-23 Accepted: 2023-10-27 Published online: 2023-11-11

The paper provides the analysis of the research and practical work done at the Department of Hygiene, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, for the period between 2018 and 2023 aimed to determine the today’s directions of the Department and demonstrate their relevance, scientific and practical significance; prospective directions of further research are defined. Statistical data processing was performed using the Statistica 13 PL software and the tag (word) cloud service. Staff of the Department did extensive educational and methodological, organizational and methodological, expert and consulting, research work (paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 of the academic passport for the specialty 3.2.1. “Hygiene”); a total of 10 textbooks and three toolkits, three guidelines, two software products, one patent for invention and 39 database certificates, 11 collective monographs were published; two hygienic standards were approved; the activity outcomes were presented during 95 scientific and practical events, including that with international involvement. A total of 150 articles were published: 46 in the journals indexed in international databases (Scopus, Web of Science), 58 in the journals indexed by HAC under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, one in the Nature journal. Two candidate and two doctoral theses on the specialty 3.2.1. “Hygiene” were prepared and defended. The activity outcomes provided helped to address the hygienic challenges currently faced by professional community to achieve the national goals of the Russian Federation in the fields of demography, public health and digitalization.

Keywords: physical development, children, adolescents, students, publication activity, hygienic education, youth, Department of Hygiene, educational and methodological work, scientific and practical activities, children with disabilities, health assessment, disease prevention, food hygiene, sanitary microbiology, toxicology