In 1960, the teaching of pediatrics at KhMI was held at the Faculty of Pediatrics, the Department of Propaedeutics and Faculty Pediatrics (Head of the Department Professor G. Dobrogaeva), Hospital Pediatrics (Head of the Department Professor V. Belousov), Pediatric and Medical Diseases (Head of the Department Professor G. Tetz). The development of each of them at certain stages was associated with the name of Professor V. Belousov.
Vladimir Belousov - Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the USSR, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. V. Belousov in 1937 defended his doctoral dissertation on "Materials on the protein diet of healthy and sick schoolchildren aged 8-11." In his activity V. Belousov continued the traditions of the founder of the first department of pediatrics M. Ponomarev and prof. I. Troitsky on the development of clinical pediatrics and the creation of conditions for the formation of clinical thinking in students. Prof. V. Belousov was an excellent methodologist and teacher, paid great attention to improve the methods of teaching children's diseases in high school. In pedagogical activity he was always an innovator, looking for new methodological ways and was not afraid of temporary difficulties.
Among the works of Vladimir Alexandrovich more than 60 publications, including 3 monographs and 2 textbooks: "Technical means of general diagnosis", "Diagnostic tools for kidney disease", "The criteria of recovery". Textbooks "Children's Diseases" (1963, 1971), written for medical universities and medical schools, played an important role in improving the quality of students' education. Methodical manuals on clinical analysis of patients, writing a medical history, epicrisis, methods of teaching students in the clinic are useful manuals for students and teachers to date. During the period of V. Belousov's activity the subordination on pediatrics was introduced at the pediatric faculty. Under the guidance of V. Belousov 7 doctoral and 35 candidate dissertations were completed. His students are doctors of medical sciences, who headed the departments of medical institutes in Vinnytsia (A.Hnatyuk), in Lviv (N. Frishman), in Ternopil (I. Smeyan), in the Kharkiv Institute for Advanced Training of Physicians (N. Dmitrov). Some candidates of sciences who defended their dissertations under his supervision, later, becoming doctors of sciences, also headed the departments: V. Kolomensky in Kharkov, S. Ostropolets in Donetsk, N. Korenev - director of the Institute of Child and Adolescent Health Protection of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.
In 1953, the Department of Hospital Pediatrics was presented with the best clinical base at that time - the children's department of the regional clinical hospital, which operated clinical and biochemical laboratories and office of functional diagnostics.
The activity of prof. V. Belousov as chairman of the regional society of pediatricians was productive, V. Belousov headed it for 17 years (1954-1971). The work of the Society of Pediatricians was carried out in three directions: scientific development of topical issues of pediatrics, improvement of pediatricians, organizational, methodological and advisory assistance to the bodies of practical health care. V. Belousov public activity included also his work as a member of the Academic Medical Council of the Ministry of Health of the USSR, a member of the editorial board of the journal Pediatrics, a member of the editorial board of the journal Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the All-Union and Republican Societies of Pediatricians. His scientific activity was highly appreciated by his election as a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1959) and the award of the honorary title of Honored Scientist of the USSR.
Due to the transition of Professor V. Belousov to the position of consultant of the Department of Hospital Pediatrics, it was headed by Professor G. Dobrogaeva (1965-1972), and the head of the Department of Propaedeutics of Faculty Pediatrics was Professor V.Prykhodko (1965-1973).