Ravil Sh. Valiev

Head of Phthisiology and Pulmonology of Kazan State Medical Academy since 1996, Chief Non-Resident Phthisiologist of the Tatarstan Ministry of Health. Member of Academic Council of the Russian Ministry of Health (Section on Tuberculosis), Board of Russian Society of Phthisiologists, European Respiratory Society and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. Chair of Tatarstan Society of Phthisiologists. Member of Editorial Board of Journals of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Public Health and Health Care, Practical Health Care. Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor. Physician of Superior Merit. He has certificates in Pulmonology, Phthisiology, Public Health and Health Care. Honoured Doctor of the Russian Federation and Tatarstan Republic. He was awarded with Medal of Excellent Worker of Public Health, For Merrits in All-Russia Census of Population, of 1000th Anniversary of Kazan, Certificate of Merit of the Russian Ministry of Health and Social Development and Tatarstan Ministry of Health.
His candidate's thesis is on Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients with the Consideration of Their Personal Features and Their Attitude towards the Disease, 1989. His doctor's thesis is on Specific Course of Different Variants of Destructive Pulmonary Tuberculosis under Current Social-Economic Conditions, 2000.
He is the author of more than 250 publications, 2 monographs, has patents for his inventions. 9 candidate's and 1 doctor's theses were successfully defended under his guidance.