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Dr. Mikhail Kiselev

Dr. Mikhail Kiselev

Dr. Mikhail Philippovich Kiselev is Deputy Head of the Federal Medical Biological Agency of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Russia (FMBA), responsible for the coordination of scientific research carried out by FMBA.

In 1972, Dr. Kiselev graduated from the Military Academy of Chemical Protection as an Engineer of chemical and radiation protection and, in 1979, he received his second degree in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow State University. In 1975, he graduated from the postgraduate courses at the Military Academy of chemical protection, and defended his Ph.D. thesis as Doctor of technical sciences. Also, in 2002, he defended his Ph.D. thesis as Doctor of biological sciences (radiobiology).

From 1975 to 1985, Dr. Kiselev worked at the Scientific Centre under the Ministry of Defense, before joining FMBA in 1985, where he has been coordinating research activities in the field of medical-biological assessment of the impact of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and of high-toxic chemicals on the human health and environment, as well as studies taking into account ecological factors on public health.

Dr. Kiselev was involved in medical and biological studies of low-dose radiation effects in conjunction with other anthropogenic factors. He has been Coordinator of international research programmes of medical-biological and environmental effects of radiation incidents in the Southern Urals and Co-Chairman of the Russian-U.S. Joint Coordinating Committee for Radiation Effects Research (JCCRER).

Dr. Kiselev is head of IAEA's International Working Forum on Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites.

Dr. Kiselev is a member of the Russian Radiological Protection Commission, member of the editorial board of the scientific journals Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety, and of Medicine of Extreme Situations. In 1990 he received the USSR State Prize and in 2011 the Russian Government Prize.

Dr. Kiselev has been the Representative of the Russian Federation to UNSCEAR since 2008.

Last updated: Tuesday, 28 August 2012