|Intro||Ukrainian and Soviet epidemiologist, President of AS of the USSR|
|Was||Scientist Biologist Botanist Microbiologist|
|Birth||16 December 1866, Zabolotne, Ukraine|
|Death||15 December 1929, Kiev, Ukraine (aged 63 years)|
Danylo Kyrylovych Zabolotny (1866 in Chobotarka, Podolia Governorate – 1929) was a Ukrainian epidemiologist and the founder of the world's first research department of epidemiology. In 1927, he published one of the first texts in his field, Fundamentals of Epidemiology.
Zabolotny conducted groundbreaking research on a number of infectious diseases, including cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, plague, syphilis and typhus, as well as on gangrene.
| President of NANU