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Adam Alexander Cekanski

obstetrician-gynecologist

Adam Alexander Cekanski, Polish obstetrician-gynecologist. Recipient Polonia Restituta award, 1981, National Education Medalion, 1982, Merit Teacher award, 1983; recipient medalion Gloria Medicinal, Polish Medical Society. Member Polish Underground Army, 1943-1945. Member Polish Academy Medicine, Polish Gynecological Society (vice president 1991-1994), Polish Family Planning Society (presidium member).

Background

Cekanski, Adam Alexander was born on October 22, 1921 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Jacob and Hedwig (Kleczkowska) Cekanski.

Education

Diploma, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1949. Doctor of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1952. Postgraduate, University Liverpool, England, 1965.

Career

Surgery assistant Municipal Hospital, Mikolow, Poland, 1949-1951. Gynecology assistant II department obstetrics-gynecology Bytom School Medicine, University Katowice, Poland, 1951-1968, assistant professor Bytom, Poland, 1969, head department pregnancy pathology Poland, 1972-1979, professor extraordin Poland, 1984, professor ordin. Poland, 1987; head IV department obstetrics-gynecology Tychy, School Medicine University Katowice, 1979-1992.

Consultant Railway Regional Hospital, Katowice, Poland, since 1993. Consultant National Specialist Council, Warsaw, Poland, 1985-1994. Lecturer Midwives School, Bytom, 1954-1965, emeritus, 1993.

Works

  • Author: Obstetrical Nursing, 1961, 99Socioeconomical Factors, 1984. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Polish Underground Army, 1943-1945. Member Polish Academy Medicine, Polish Gynecological Society (vice president 1991-1994), Polish Family Planning Society (presidium member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Porcelain horse figurines, hunting.

Connections

Married Hedwig Malczyk, February 20, 1950 (divorced 1972). Children: Katherine, Adam. Married Danuta Czekalowska, May 19, 1973.

1 child, Joanna Elizabeth.

father:
Jacob Cekanski

mother:
Hedwig (Kleczkowska) Cekanski

spouses:
Hedwig Malczyk

Danuta Czekalowska

children:
Katherine Cekanski

Adam Cekanski

Joanna Elizabeth Cekanski