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Jerzy Einhorn

Jerzy Einhorn, Polish internist, endocrinologist, consultant. Recipient Silver Cross of Merit, 1957, Endocrine research awards Polish Endocrine Society, 1962, 63, 1st Class prize Minister Health, 1967; recipient military awards Virtuti Militari, 1939, Cross of Valour, 1944, Cross of the Warsaw Uprising, 1944, Officers Cross Polonia Restituta, 2008.


  • Einhorn, Jerzy was born on March 17, 1919 in Sosnowiec, Poland. Son of Oskar Einhorn and Karola (Birman) Mazurkiewicz.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Poznan Medical Academy, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Silesia Medical Academy, 1963.


    • Director State Endocrinology Consulting Center, Katowice, 1954—1966. Associate professor 3d Department Internal Medicine, 1962—1966. Endocrine researcher Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1965.

      Associate professor University Pittsburgh Medical School, 1971—1994. Director Hazelwood & Greenfield Community Health Centers, Pittsburgh, 1971—1984. Director thyroid screening program University Pittsburgh Medical School, 1976—1993.

      Endocrine researcher Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1967. Lieutenant to captain Polish Light Horse Artillery, 1939, captain Polish Underground Army, 1940-1944, captain Warsaw Uprising, 1944, major Polish Ministry of Defense, 2002, lieutenant colonel Polish Ministry of Defense, 2008.


    • Author: Recollections of the End of an Era, 2000. Contributor over 35 research articles to professional journals.



    Woodworking, photography, horseback riding.


    • Married Jadwiga Piaskowski, March 17, 1946 (divorced April 1968). Children: Janusz Richard, Robert Krzysztof (deceased), Ewa Krystyna. Married Ruth Mary Gregor, May 23, 1968.

      1 child, Edward William.
    • father: Oskar Einhorn Mazurkiewicz
    • mother: Karola (Birman) Mazurkiewicz
    • spouses: Jadwiga Piaskowski
    • Ruth Mary Gregor
    • children: Janusz Richard Einhorn
    • Robert Krzysztof Einhorn (deceased)
    • Ewa Krystyna Einhorn
    • Edward William Einhorn
    Jerzy Einhorn
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    Born March 17, 1919