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Adam Stefan Jelonek

Adam Stefan Jelonek, Polish pediatrician. Research grantee United States Department Department of Health, 1976; named to Officers Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, President of Poland, 1986.

Background

  • Jelonek, Adam Stefan was born on December 22, 1934 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Franciszek Edward and Katarzyna Maria (Gajoch) Jelonek.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Jagellonian University, Cracow, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagellonian University, Cracow, 1965.

    Career

    • Assistant department pediatrics College Medicine Jagiellonian University, 1958-1966, adjunct professor, 1967-1976, associate professor, 1976. Associate professor, head department dialysis Institute Children's Health Center, Warsaw, 1977-1985, director health services, 1979-1992, professor medicine, head department dialysis & kidney transplantation, 1986-1992. Executive director, founder Friends of Litewska Children's Hospital, since 1993.

      Member expert panel on nutrition World Health Organization, Geneva, 1975-1985. Medical director Institute Children's Health Center, Warsaw, 1979-1992. Regional consultant in pediatrics Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Cracow, 1972-1975.

    Works

    • Co-author: Parentheral Nutrition in Surgery, 1994. Initiator kidney transplantation for children in Poland, 1985 (award Minister of Health and Social Welfare). Developed method of treatment of chloride diarrhea (award Minister of Health and Social Welfare, 1975).

    Membership

    Board directors National Fund for Children, since 1990. Founder Friends of Litewska Children's Hospital Foundation, 1993. Board health services Sulejowek County, Poland, since 1994.

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, European Society Pediatric Nephrology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Organ music, mountain hiking, cottage work.

    Connections

    • Married Elzbieta Halina Jaroszewska, July 15, 1965 (divorced 1973). 1 child, Adam; married Elzbieta Joanna Michalska, July 15, 1976. Children: Katarzyna, Jakub.
    • father: Franciszek Edward Jelonek
    • mother: Katarzyna Maria (Gajoch) Jelonek
    • spouses: Elzbieta Halina Jaroszewska
    • Elzbieta Joanna Michalska
    • children: Adam Jelonek
    • Katarzyna Jelonek
    • Jakub Jelonek
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    Born December 22, 1934
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    • 1958
      Jagellonian University
    • 1965
      Jagellonian University
    • 1977 - 1985
      associate, department dialysis Institute Children's Health Center
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977 - 1985
      head, department dialysis Institute Children's Health Center
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1993
      executive, director
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