Valeriy Isayovych Kutsevlyak was elected as an academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in 1994, specialty – medicine. He was born on the 18th of September 1941 in the city of Mariupol, Donetsk Region. Mr. Kutsevlyak currently lives in Kharkov, Ukraine. By nationality he is Bulgarian and has Ukrainian citizenship. Higher education: the Stavropol Medical Institute (1967), dental faculty, specialty – Dentist. Doctor of Medicine (1987), Professor (1997), Honoured worker of science and techniques of Ukraine (1997). The Kharkiv State Medical University, Head of the Child Dental Department (from 1981 till now). A member of the Council of the Dental Association of Ukraine (1996), Republican Problem Committee (1997), Special council on doctor and candidate dissertations defense (1990), a member of editorial council “Stomatology”, the Head of Kharkiv Region Association of Dentists (1992), the Head maxillofacial surgeon of Regional department of health protection. The main scientific directions: maxillofacial traumatology, jaw distraction and compression, orthodontics surgery, dental implantology, trunk cells in directed bones regeneration. He is the author of more than 300 scientific works, 21 author patents for inventions and 145 innovation propositions. Awarded: Diploma of Verhovna Rada of Ukraine (2005). Hobbies: boxing, literature.