About Grigory Volchenkov, MD
Dr. Grigory Vasilievich Volchenkov, is specialist in TB control on regional level and TB infection control and Head Doctor at Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary. He was born in 1962 in Murom, Russia. He graduated Ivanovo State Medical Institute, Russia, in 1985. He worked in Vladimir Cardiology Hospital as cardiologist, intensive cardiology care specialist and medical director in 1985 – 1999. In 1999 – 2002 he was working for Oblast Department of Health as a chief internal medicine specialist of Vladimir oblast. At that time he became responsible for TB and HIV control in the oblast. Since 2002 until now he is head of Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary and director of oblast TB control program.
In 2002 – 2003 he moved the dispensary to new building and implemented there intensive TB infection control program supported by CDC USA and WHO TB control program in Russian Federation resulted in substantial reduction of occupational TB among healthcare workers. Since 2008 Vladimir Oblast TB Dispensary became Center of Excellence for TB Infection Control for Russian Federation, supported by CDC, TB control program of WHO in Russian Federation and Central TB Research Institute (Moscow).
Grigory Volchenkov is author of several poster and oral presentations for IUATLD World and European Conferences in 2005 – 2010 dedicated to TB case finding, DRS, MDR and XDR TB epidemiology and TB infection control. He also coordinated and lectured in postgraduate courses on TB infection control in 2006 - 2010 Annual World IUATLD Conferences. He coordinated poster session on TB control in high burden countries in Cape Town IUATLD Conference in 2007. Since 2006 he implemented Green Light Committee approved MDR TB project in Vladimir oblast. TB Alliance included Vladimir Oblast TB Dispensary into the list of potential research and trial centers. Grigory Volchenkov is regional coordinator of multicenter international PETTS study. Dr. Volchenkov as a faculty participated in a Harvard University continuing education courses, Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control, held in Boston in 2008 – 2010.
Grigory Volchenkov was invited by WHO, FILHA, KNCV and other international organizations to lecture on TB infection Control in Amaty, Kazakhstan, Minsk Belarus, Tartu, Estonia, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk and other regional centers of Russia. As a TB infection control consultant Dr. Volchenkov conducted WHO technical assistance missions to Myanmar, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and other countries.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- Director (Site, Program, Project)
- IC Professional, Technical Consultant, Preventionist (CTR/TSI)
Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary
Website: http://www.unrussia.ru/en/institutions/who.html Type: Medical Institution Country: Russian Federation About: Vladimir Oblast is a region in Russia.
- Russian Federation
Grigory Volchenkov, MD replied to "UVGI Units, Installation and Maintenance - Training" in the TB Infection Control community.
Dear Dyson, Several In-duct UVGI units are used in my TB facility for high risk zones exhaust air disinfection (Russian and 'Korf' (Germany)). More than 300 upper room UVGI fixtures (Russian) installed and used 24/7 in high risk rooms. Installation and maintenance carried out by trained personnel of local ventilation ...
Dear colleagues, As probably everywhere effectiveness of our regional TB control program in Vladimir region, Russia, critically depends on laboratories performance. Since resources in terms of staff salaries, equipment and supplies are much more available during last several years, I believe most important issues we face now are laboratory quality ...
Dear All, My warmest New Year greetings to all TB IC community! Although many of us in the TB Infection Control community know each other already, it would be nice to have short introductions of everyone. So whether you've just joined or been a member of the community for a ...
Grigory Volchenkov, MD replied to "National TB Infection Control Guidelines of Tajikistan (in Russian)" in the TB Infection Control community.
Sorry, Dyson, English version is not available so far. Regards, Dr. Grigory V. Volchenkov Chief Doctor Vladimir Oblast TB Dispansery Sudogodskoe shosse, 63 Vladimir 600023 RUSSIA phone/fax work: +7(4922)323265 mobile +7 9206253227; +7 9190189226 PPlease don't print this e-mail unless you really need to. Thank you!
Grigory Volchenkov, MD started a discussion "National TB Infection Control Guidelines of Tajikistan (in Russian)". in the TB Infection Control community.
Tajikistan National TB infection control guidelines approved by MoH in 2011, Russian edition.