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Adam Alexander Cekanski

Adam Alexander Cekanski, Polish obstetrician-gynecologist. Recipient Polonia Restituta award, 1981, National Education Medalion, 1982, Merit Teacher award, 1983; recipient medalion Gloria Medicinal, Polish Medical Society. Member Polish Underground Army, 1943-1945. Member Polish Academy Medicine, Polish Gynecological Society (vice president 1991-1994), Polish Family Planning Society (presidium member).

Background

  • Cekanski, Adam Alexander was born on October 22, 1921 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Jacob and Hedwig (Kleczkowska) Cekanski.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1949. Doctor of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1952. Postgraduate, University Liverpool, England, 1965.

    Career

    • Surgery assistant Municipal Hospital, Mikolow, Poland, 1949-1951. Gynecology assistant II department obstetrics-gynecology Bytom School Medicine, University Katowice, Poland, 1951-1968, assistant professor Bytom, Poland, 1969, head department pregnancy pathology Poland, 1972-1979, professor extraordin Poland, 1984, professor ordin. Poland, 1987; head IV department obstetrics-gynecology Tychy, School Medicine University Katowice, 1979-1992.

      Consultant Railway Regional Hospital, Katowice, Poland, since 1993. Consultant National Specialist Council, Warsaw, Poland, 1985-1994. Lecturer Midwives School, Bytom, 1954-1965, emeritus, 1993.

    Works

    • Author: Obstetrical Nursing, 1961, 99Socioeconomical Factors, 1984. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member Polish Underground Army, 1943-1945. Member Polish Academy Medicine, Polish Gynecological Society (vice president 1991-1994), Polish Family Planning Society (presidium member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Porcelain horse figurines, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Hedwig Malczyk, February 20, 1950 (divorced 1972). Children: Katherine, Adam. Married Danuta Czekalowska, May 19, 1973.

      1 child, Joanna Elizabeth.
    • father: Jacob Cekanski
    • mother: Hedwig (Kleczkowska) Cekanski
    • spouses: Hedwig Malczyk
    • Danuta Czekalowska
    • children: Katherine Cekanski
    • Adam Cekanski
    • Joanna Elizabeth Cekanski
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    Born October 22, 1921
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1949
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1952
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1965
      University Liverpool
    • 1949 - 1951
      Surgery assistant, Municipal Hospital
      Mikolow, Poland
    • 1951 - 1968
      gynecology assistant, The second department obstetrics-gynecology Bytom School Medicine
      Poland
    • 1979 - 1992
      head, IV department obstetrics-gynecology Tychy
    • 1993
      consultant, Railway Regional Hospital
      Katowice, Slaskie, Poland
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