Andrey V. Reshetnikov – born in 1960, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Social Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Position: Head of Research Institute of Sociology of Medicine, Health Economics and Health Insurance of the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Academician Reshetnikov – one of the founders of the sociology of medicine in Russia. He is an author of the first Russian scientific guidance on the sociology of medicine, author of the first Russian book “Sociology of Medicine,” the head of the Research Committee “Sociology of Medicine” of the Russian Society of Sociologists, member of the American and the European Sociological Associations. Academician Reshetnikov was at the forefront of the Russian system of compulsory health insurance, was the first director of the first territorial insurance funds in Russia.

Academician Reshetnikov is an editor-in-chief of the Sociology of Medicine journal since its inception