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Jerzy Kazimierz Piotrowski

Jerzy Kazimierz Piotrowski was Polish toxicologist, educator. Specialist II, Ministry of Health. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, State Council Poland, 1970, Officers and Comdrs. Order of Polands Rebirth, 1989, 96; named honorary member Polish Society of Toxicology, 1996.


  • Piotrowski, Jerzy Kazimierz was born on February 28, 1926 in Rzadkowo, Poznan, Poland. Son of Franciszek and Franciszka (Wicher) Piotrowski.

  • Education

    • Manager fil. chemical, University Lodz, Poland, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lodz, Poland, 1960. Doctor of Toxicological Chemistry, Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland, 1968.


    • Research assistant Institute Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland, 1949-1956, head labor metabolism toxic substances Poland, 1956-1964, head department biochemistry toxicology Poland, 1964-1972. Head department toxicological chemistry Medical University, Poland, 1973-1978. Senior science officer United Nations Environment Programme Nairobi, London, 1978-1980.

      Head department toxicological chemistry Medical University, Lodz, Poland, 1981-1996. Retired, 1996

      Member Group on the Toxicology of Metals, 1976-1990. Consultant United Nations Environment Programme, Geneva, World Health Organization, Copenhagen, 1981-1992.

      Member SGOMSEC, New York, 1980. Chairman Commission on Toxicology, Warsaw, Poland, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Specialist II, Ministry of Health.


    • Co-author: Chemical Assays of Biological Media in Industrial Toxicology, 1964. Author: Application of Metabolic and Excretion Kinetics in Industrial Toxicology, 1970, Exposure Tests for Organic Compounds in Industrial Toxicology, 1972. Editor: Industrial Toxicology: Toxicometry and Systemic Toxicology, 1993.


    Chairman Polish Bio-chemical Society, Lodz branch, 1970-1972. President Polish Society Toxicology, Lodz, 1989-1991. With Home Army, 1942-1944, Radom, Poland.

    Member Science Society, Academy Club.



    Tourism, skiing, country works.


    • Married Daniela Krystyna Grzelakowska, December 25, 1953. Children: Agata, Wojciech.
    • father: Franciszek Piotrowski
    • mother: Franciszka (Wicher) Piotrowski
    • spouse: Daniela Krystyna Grzelakowska
    • children: Agata Piotrowski
    • Wojciech Piotrowski
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    Born February 28, 1926
    • 1951
      University Lódz
    • 1960
      University Lódz
    • 1968
      Medical Academy
    • 1949 - 1956
      Research assistant, Institute Occupational Medicine
      Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
    • 1973 - 1978
      head, department toxicol. chemistry Medical University
    • 1978 - 1980
      senior, science officer United Nations Environment Programme Nairobi
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1981 - 1996
      head, department toxicol. chemistry Medical University
      Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
    • 1996
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