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Jerzy Edward Kiwerski

Jerzy Edward Kiwerski, Polish spinal surgeon. Achievements include patents for system of supporting grasping movements, and hybrid device for the control of hand functions.

Background

  • Kiwerski, Jerzy Edward was born on June 24, 1937 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Antoni and Halina (Jaworska) Kiwerski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland, 1963. Doctor of Medicine, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1971. Habilitation, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant, anatomical department Medical Academy, Szczecin, 1956-1962, assistant, pathological anatomy department Warsaw, 1962-1964, assistant, rehabilitation clinic, 1965-1971, assistant professor, rehabilitation clinic, 1971-1976, associate professor, rehabilitation clinic, 1976-1984, professor, 1984. Head spinal department rehabilitation center, Konstancin, Poland, 1973-1998. Head rehabilitation clinic Warsaw Medical Academy, 1982-2007.

      Consultant rehabilitation, Warsaw, 1982-2002, Country Consultant Rehab, 2002-2008. Director rehabilitation center, Konstancin, 1991-1998. President High School Rehabilitation, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for system of supporting grasping movements, and hybrid device for the control of hand functions.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Social Health Foundation (president 1999), Polish Science Academy (committee biocybernetics and biomedical engineering since 1953, committee rehabilitation and social adaptation since 1990, vice president committee rehabilitation 1996—2000, president 1999—2007), Polish Society Biomechs. (vice president 1993-1994, 1996—2000), Polish Rehabilitation Society (president 1992-1995, 1995-1998, honorary member 2002), European Spine Society, Paraplegia Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Dorota Szymczak, January 9, 1963. Children: Malgorzata, Katarzyna, Magdalena, Bartosz.
    • father: Antoni Kiwerski
    • mother: Halina (Jaworska) Kiwerski
    • spouse: Dorota Szymczak
    • children: Malgorzata Kiwerski
    • Katarzyna Kiwerski
    • Magdalena Kiwerski
    • Bartosz Kiwerski
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    Born June 24, 1937
    Nationality
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    • 1963
      Medical Academy
    • 1971
      Medical Academy
    • 1975
      Medical Academy
    • 1956 - 1962
      Assistant
      Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
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