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HINKO EMILI (1900-1983), bacteriologist and epidemiologist

Hinko Emili was very successful and appreciated in his field. Not only he was the manager of the Public Health Center in Sušak from 1931 to 1942, but also the head of the Epidemiological Department of the Central Hygiene Institute in Zagreb (1949-1959), then head of the Hygiene and Epidemiological Department of the Institute of Public Health in Rijeka (1959-1972), and head of the Department of Hygiene and Social Medicine at the Medical Faculty in Rijeka (1960-1972), where he worked as a full professor since 1965.

He made significant efforts in controlling malaria on the island of Krk and in the Croatian Littoral, and published a number of studies on intestinal infections that spread through watercourses.

He was an honorary member of the Croatian Medical Association and an active amateur photographer. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of Rijeka in 1970.

Hinko Emili
Kozala Cemetery
WDEC 2021

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