PROF. DR. SC. ANĐELKO WOLF (1922.–2007.), UGLEDNI EPIDEMIOLOG I DERMATOVENEROLOG

  • Franjo Gruber
  • Zdravko Periš

Abstract

Professor Anđelko Wolf graduated medicine from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in 1947. First he specialised in epidemiology and became head of the Brucellosis Centre in Rijeka for the Istria region. Later he also specialised in dermatovenerology at the Department for Skin and Venereal diseases in Rijeka. He passed the specialty board exam in dermatovenerology in 1958 and became teaching assistant. In 1973, he became assistant professor and in 1981 full professor. At the Department he founded the Laboratory for Mycology and allergology. Later he focused on occupational skin diseases and photodermatology. His doctoral thesis was on the action of light on the skin. He chaired the Clinic and was a member of various Hospital and Medical School committees. He was an excellent clinician undergraduate and graduate student teacher in Rijeka and Zagreb. He published around eighty papers on dermatology, but also on the necessity to reform medical studies.

 

Key words: history of medicine, 20th century; epidemiology, dermatovenerology, photobiology, Anđelko Wolf, Rijeka, Croatia

Published
2018-05-04