Erkin Musabaev

Uzbekistan, Institute of Virology

Erkin Musabaev is the director of the institute of virology at the Ministry of Health in Uzbekistan. He is also a senior infectionist at the Public Health Service of Uzbekistan, head of the infectious diseases department at the Tashkent Institute of Advanced Medical Studies and the director of the National Reference Laboratory in Uzbekistan.

Previously, Dr. Musabaev was the director of the Tashkent City Fever Hospital. He was a researcher in epidemiology and deputy director on sciences at the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research Institute.

He received his PhD in 1983 and his MD in 1990 from the Epidemiology Research Institute of the Ministry of Health of USSR.  He studied at the Tashkent State Medical Institute from 1973 to 1979 and then participated in advanced clinical studies and a post graduate course in epidemiology at the Microbiology and Infectious Disease Research Institute.