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Edmund Kazimierz Prost

Edmund Kazimierz Prost, Polish food hygiene educator.


  • Prost, Edmund Kazimierz was born on April 9, 1921 in Janów Lubelski, Poland. Son of Edmund and Kazimiera Julia (Rylska) Prost.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University M. Curie-Sklodowska, Lublin, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University M. Curie-Sklodowska, Lublin, 1950. Doctor honoris causa, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1990.

      Doctor honoris causa, University Lublin, 1999.


    • Assistant professor University M. Curie-Sklodowska, Lublin, 1948-1957. Associate professor Agricultural University, 1957-1964, professor food hygiene, 1964—2008.


    • Author: Meat Hygiene, 1975, 2nd edition, 1985, Polish Sanitary and Veterinary Regulations, 16th edition, 2001, Outstanding Polish Veterinarians in XX Century, 2005, Food Animals and Meat-evaluation and Hygiene, 2006. Editor-in-chief Veterinary Medicine, 1963—2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Polish Society Veterinary Sciences (president 1964-1998), World Veterinary Association (vice president 1993-1998), World Association Veterinary Food Hygienists (vice president 1981-1989), Lublin Science Society (president 1990—2008), Polish Society Veterinary Sciences (honorary), Hungarian Vet Science Society (honorary), German Veterinary Association (honorary), World Veterinary Association (honorary).





    • Married Maria Salomea Waligórska, April 26, 1943. 1 child, Marek Edmund.
    • father: Edmund Prost
    • mother: Kazimiera Julia (Rylska) Prost
    • spouse: Maria Salomea Waligórska
    • child: Marek Edmund Prost
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    Born April 9, 1921
    Died January 20, 2008
    (aged 86)
    • 1949
      University M. Curie-Sklodowska
    • 1950
      University M. Curie-Sklodowska
    • 1990
      Humboldt University
    • 1999
      University Lublin
    • 1948 - 1957
      Assistant, professor University M. Curie-Sklodowska
      Lublin, Lubelskie, Poland