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Vasily Vlassov

  • Distinguished Professor (2018)
  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Vasily Vlassov has been at HSE University since 2009.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1994
  • 1993

    Doctor of Sciences* in Internal Diseases

  • 1976

    Kirov Military Medicine Academy

* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015

Member of the societies

Member, Steering group, Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet, WHO Europe) 2007-2017

Expert for Russian Academy of Science

Civic Council at the Ministry of Health, Russian Federation (2017-2020)

Society for Evidence Based Medicine(osdm.org), vice president

Society for Epidemiological Research

International Epidemiological Association

Vice chairman, Comission of the Russian Academy of Sciences Against the Falsification of Research

Member, Comission of the Russian Academy of Sciences Against the Pseudoscience

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)


Friday, 12-16, time reservation via e-mail

Editorial board membership

  • 2017: Member of the Editorial Board, PeerJ.

  • 2016: Member of the Editorial Board, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy.

  • 2015: Member of the Editorial Board, Clinical Epidemiology.

  • 2009: Member of the Editorial Board, European Journal of Public Health.

  • 2008–2011: Editor-in-chief, Доказательная медицина и клиническая эпидемиология.

  • 2001–2008: Editor-in-chief, Международный журнал медицинской практики.


  • 2018
    Health care rationing in Europe: the past, present and future. A multidisciplinary approach (Лиссабон). Presentation: The idea alien to both worlds: why rationing is not acceptable in Russia and USA
  • 2016
    Preventing Overdiagnosis 2016 (Барселона). Presentation: Russian experience with overdiagnosis during dispenserization
  • 2015
    Съезд фтизиатров России (Воронеж). Presentation: Современная концепция доказательной медицины
  • Лженаука в современном мире: медиасфера, высшее образование, школа (Санкт Петербург). Presentation: Лженаука на марше: на пути к гибели научных журналов
  • 2014
    Успехи и проблемы продвижения доказательной медицины (Москва). Presentation: Успехи и проблемы продвижения доказательной медицины в 2013 г.
  • Этические и правовые аспекты нежелательных исходов медицинской помощи (Москва). Presentation: Этические и правовые аспекты нежелательных исходов медицинской помощи
  • Современные подходы к ведению больных с острыми нарушениями мозгового кровообращения (Бишкек). Presentation: Оценка эффективности кортикопротекторов для лечения острого инстульта
  • Межрегиональная научно-практическая конференция “Проблемы качества жизни в здравоохранении». (Волгоград). Presentation: Супертехнология: Оценка медицинских технологий

One year mortality from selected cancers: a dubious success of screening, Russia.

Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference, Aug 2018, Copenhagen –BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, 2018 Vol 23(2) p A14

A.Y. Panchin E.V. Dueva V.V. Vlassov. Concealed homeopathy: a natural test of peer‐review quality. 6th World Conference on Research Integrity, Hong Kong 2019.. https://www.wcrif.org/downloads/former-conferences/6th-wcri-in-hong-kong-2019/papers-and-presentations-4/504-wcri2019-alexander-panchin-concealed-homeopathy-a-natural-test-of-peer-review-quality/file


Employment history

Professor at Sechenov University

Leading scientist, National center for preventive medicine

Professor at MFTI

Professor at Saratov Medical University

Timetable for today

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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the dynamics of life expectancy

On December 15, 2022, the International Laboratory for Population and Health and Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Center held the seminar “Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the dynamics of life expectancy".

Experts on the Consequences of COVID-19: The Pandemic Gives Impetus to Science and Technology

TheHuman Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre and HSE University, in cooperation with the World Bank, held the conference ‘New Challenges of Demographic, Epidemiological and Medical-Technological Development: Search for New Models of Healthcare Development.’ The participants discussed whether the healthcare system was prepared to face the pandemic, how the latter affected lifespans and excess mortality rates, whether we can trust statistics, and what we should do to see ‘the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.’     

State and Civic Efforts Helped Save at Least 80,000 Lives in Russia During the Pandemic, HSE Experts Say

In a study, ‘How Many Deaths from COVID-19 Were Avoided by Russian Society’, experts from HSE University found that the restrictive measures taken by the Russian government and its citizens to combat the spread of the virus saved the lives of tens of thousands of Russians.

HSE University Researchers Receive Fifteen Grants from the Russian Science Foundation

The Russian Science Foundation has announced the winners of four 2020 competitions. Some of the winners are from HSE University. They have received grants of 12 to 24 million roubles, for a term of two to four years.

Little Victims of Big Misfortune

Mapping childhood malnutrition

No Panacea

Vasily Vlasov explains why we remain helpless before dementia

The Measles Vaccine Is Again Available at HSE. Why Is It So Important to Get Vaccinated?

Because measles is already near. Don’t forget that there was a case of the measles in the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design at Khitrovsky pereulok, 2/8, building 5. In order to ensure the safety of students and staff, HSE will begin offering the measles vaccine on campus once again starting February 19. Read below to learn more about measles and the measles vaccine.

HSE Staff Members Awarded Status of Tenured Professor

On June 22, several HSE lecturers and staff members were awarded the status of Tenured Professor at a meeting of HSE Academic Council. Sixteen HSE staff members became Distinguished Professors at the Higher School of Economics for the first time.

HSE Enters Expert’s Research Productivity Ranking in 10 Subjects

The Higher School of Economics has entered the Expert Analytical Centre’s ranking in 10 subjects. The ranking studies the research productivity of Russian universities. In five subject areas, the university has taken first position in the ranking.