President of State-Owned Autonomous Medical Facility Moscow Research and Practical Centre for Medical Rehabilitation and Reconstructive and Sports Medicine of the Moscow Department of Healthcare, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Medicine Alexander Rasumov was born in 1944 in Sheperovo, Chaussky District, Mogilev Region. From 1960 to 1970, he studied at the Chernigov Higher School for Air Force Pilots and Engineers and the Grodno Institute of Medicine and the Saratov Institute of Medicine. From 1970 to 1990, he worked at the Defence Ministry’s Institute of Aviation and Space Medicine. From 1990 to 1992: Director, Research and Production Centre Rabotosposobnost of the USSR Ministry of Oil and Gas Construction. From 1992 to 1998: CEO, Moscow Centre for Health Problems under the Government of Moscow. From 1998 to 2010: Director, Federal State-Owned Institution Russian Research Centre for Rehabilitative Medicine and Resorts of the Ministry of Healthcare. Holds the title of Distinguished Scientist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation, President of the International University of Rehabilitative Medicine, of the National Resort Association and of the Russian Society of Rehabilitative Medical Doctors, member of the Board of the National Medical Chamber, member of the Russian-German Council, Professor Emeritus of Liverpool University, Russian representative in and member of the WHO European Committee for Global Health Policy, Chairman of the FEMTEC Medical Commission. Alexander Rasumov led the drafting and approval of the Concept for State Policy on Resort Development in the Russian Federation. He has been decorated with the Order of Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces 3rd Degree, the Order of Friendship, the Medal for Valiance in Combat, etc. Aleander Rasumovis a laureate of the Profession Life international prize, the Mikhail Lomonosov Prize in the field of Science and Education and the Russian Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Russia’s Best Doctor: The Mission prize, recipient of a diploma of the N.A. Semashko Russian Academy of Medical Sciences prize for the best paper on the theory and history of healthcare.