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Aleksander Dawidowicz

medical educator

Aleksander Dawidowicz, Polish medical educator. Recipient 1st prize British Shakespearian Committee, London, 1964, Cross of Polish Underground Army, Polish Underground Army, London, 1981, Chivalric Cross of Poland, President of Poland, 1989.


Dawidowicz, Aleksander was born on February 27, 1919 in Wilno, Poland. Son of Aleksander and Stefania (Stankiewicz) Dawidowicz.


Graduate, University Curie-Sklodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1947. Doctor of Medicine, University Curie-Sklodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland, 1956.


Assistant University Hospital, Lublin, 1946-1948. Senior assistant Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland, 1948-1951, adjunct faculty Warsaw, 1951-1953. Deputy director Military Medical Academy, 1953-1963.

Chief, professor Institute Aeronautical Medicine, 1963-1964. Professor Academy Physical Education, since 1966. Vice president International Organization Unification of Terminological Neologism, Warsaw, since 1991.

President medical committee International Federation Terminology Banks, warsaw, since 1993.


  • Author: Therapy of Diabetes, 1951, Homeostasis, 1970, Diabetes Mellitus, 1970. Co-author, editor: Underground Teaching of Medicine, 1939-1945, 1977.


President Society Wilno's Friends, Warsaw, since 1989. Vice president Defense Committee of Polish Population in Lithuania, Warsaw, since 1991. President Foundation of Ties with Poles in the East, Warsaw, since 1991.

Colonel Polish armed forces, 1951-1964. Fellow Polish Society Authors, European Association for Study of Diabetes, Polish Endocrinological Society (president 1970-1984), Polish Anthropological Society.


  • Other Interests

    History of arts, english and french literature, hiking.


Aleksander Dawidowicz

Stefania (Stankiewicz) Dawidowicz