The Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics was founded in 1960. MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor I. H. Fedorov was the first to head the department till December, 1972. From December 1973 till November 1990 the department was headed by MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor M. A. Bazarnova, Full Professor A. Ya. Altghauzen’s disciple.
In 1990-2007 the head of the department was MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor HeorhiiM. Lipkan, the disciple of Full Professors I. H. Fedorov and H. A. Dashtaiants.
Since February 2007 р. the department has been headed by MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor Lunova Ganna Gennadievna.