Environmental Epidemiology

ISSN 2519-8289 (Online)


Dmitry Nikolaenko


  • Was born 10 of March, 1957 (Crimea, USSR).
  • Education: Simferopol State University (Geographical Faculty) (1974 – 1979)
  • Post-graduate school: Leningrad State University (1981 – 1983)
  • Since 1983, PhD in Geography (Leningrad, Leningrad State University).
  • Since 1999, Professor, Doctor of Geographical Sciences (St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg State University).

Live & work: USSR, China, Republic of South Africa, USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Poland, Ukraine, Russian Federation. 

Currently in Ukraine.


Main scientific achievements: 


  • Theory of socio-cultural systems (SCS). Developed in the second half of the 1980s - the first half of the 1990s. Purposeful work was conducted in the USSR, Republic of China, South Africa and the United States;
  • Morphological concept of HIV / AIDS epidemic. Explanation of epidemic like mass space-time process. Work began in the early 2000s (Russian Federation, South Africa, Ukraine). They were conducted intermittently for several years. Probably, they will continue;
  • S-Theory. Explanation of discrete nature of infections, infectious processes and infectious diseases. The work was started in 2007. It was conducted in various countries. It is still ongoing;
  • probably an adaptation hypothesis of prion diseases. The work was started in 2017. At the moment, this is the most interesting topic. A lot of curious;
  • Infectious ecology - substantiation of a new scientific direction;
  • author of numerous works on Human geography and Medical geography.
  • There is research on other topics. However, they are less interesting.