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Tadeusz Orlowski

Tadeusz Orlowski, Polish medical educator. Recipient 2d Polish State award Government Committee, 1968, Big Cross of Polonia Restituta Medal, 1997; Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1959-1960.

Background

  • Orlowski, Tadeusz was born on September 13, 1917 in Kazan, Russia. Arrived in Poland, 1919. Son of Witold Eugeniusz and Alina Maria (Trzeciakowska) Orlowski.

  • Education

    • Physician, University Warsaw, Poland, 1943. Doctor of Medicine, University Lodz, Poland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw Medical School, 1952.

      Professor medicine, Warsaw Medical School, 1962. Doctor honoris causa, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1990. Doctor honoris causa, Warsaw Medical School, 1999.

    Career

    • Senior assistant department medicine 2d University, Warsaw, 1945-1948. Senior assistant, associate professor, head 1st department medicine Warsaw Medical School, 1945-1952, 63-75. Head Transplant Institute, Warsaw, 1975-1987.

      Professor Institute Biocybernetic and biomedical Engineering, 1987—2004. Director Polish Red Cross Teaching Hospital, Ham-Hyn, Korea, 1954-1955. Deputy senior secretary department medicine Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1963-1968, science secretary department medicine, 1968-1971, 1st deputy science secretary, 1971-1979.

    Works

    • Editor, author: (chapters) Textbook of Internal Medicine, I-IV, 1979, I-IX, 1988-1992, Kidney Transplantation, 1995. Editor: Nephrology, 1976, 83, 92, 97. Co-editor, author: Artificial Organs, 1994, 2001.

      Contributor numerous papers in field to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Officer Polish Underground Army, 1939-1944. Member Polish Nephrol. Society (president), European Dialysis and Transplant Association (council member 1966-1968), Kidney International (member management committee 1974-1976), International Society Nephrology (council member 1974-1976), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy of Sciences (foreign member), German Society for Nephrology, Polish Alpine Club (honorary member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Alpinism, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Witold Eugeniusz Orlowski
    • mother: Alina Maria (Trzeciakowska) Orlowski
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    Born September 13, 1917
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    • 1943
      University Warsaw
    • 1948
      University Lódz
    • 1952
      Warsaw Medical School
    • 1962
      Warsaw Medical School
    • 1990
      Jagellonian University
    • 1999
      Warsaw Medical School
    • 1945 - 1948
      Senior, assistant department medicine 2d University
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1945 - 1952
      senior, 1st department medicine Warsaw Medical School
    • 1945 - 1952
      associate, 1st department medicine Warsaw Medical School
    • 1945 - 1952
      head, 1st department medicine Warsaw Medical School
    • 1975 - 1987
      head, Transplant Institute
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1987 - 2004
      professor, Institute Biocybernetic and biomedical Engineering
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