Eugen Rostislavovich Kukurichkin has passed away

On the night of November 30, 2017, a senior teacher of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology of the Odessa National Medical University, Eugen Rostislavovich Kukurichkin died being 71 years of age.


After graduating from high school in 1961, Eugen Rostislavovich entered and successfully graduated from Odesa Medical College No. 1 in 1963. From 1963 to 1969, he studied at the Odessa Medical Institute named after M.I. Pirogov (OMI), after graduating from which he entered the postgraduate course of the department of normal anatomy of OMI.

After completing his postgraduate studies, he was accepted as an assistant professor of the same department. In 1973 he successfully defended his dissertation and took the degree of a candidate of medical sciences. From 1976 to 2013, Eugen Rostislavovich worked at the Department of Pharmacology of OMI (later – the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, ODMedU) first as an assistant professor, and in the future as a senior teacher.

Eugen Rostislavovich devoted more than 40 years of his life to teaching students of the medical institute – the future doctors. In his scientific work, Eugen Rostislavovich paid much attention to studying the human brain. Also, through the media, he reported to the population about the latest achievements of modern medical science. He was highly erudite in various fields of modern medicine.

Eugen Rostislavovich will remain in the memory of his colleagues and many generations of modern medics, to whom he devoted himself completely, forever. We will always remember his heart, warmth, ability and desire to help out completely selflessly in all life situations. We always knew that, beyond his outer strictness, there was boundless human kindness laced with sentimentality. The motto of all his life was the eloquent expression of ancient physicians “Shining to the others, I burn myself”! We are grateful for the fact that for many years we worked alongside with such a wonderful person and a teacher! All our life we ​​will bear the memory of him as a noble man, a wonderful humane teacher and scientist!

The funeral service and visitation with Eugen Rostislavovich will be held on December 2, 2017, at 11:00 in the Church of All Saints of the Tairovsky Cemetery.