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nephrologist

Jan Olgierd Kurkus, Polish nephrologist. Certified specialty board internal medicine Warsaw, 1973, Stockholm, 1985, specialty board nephrology Stockholm, Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination, 1974, Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in Medical Sciences, 1987.

Background

Kurkus, Jan Olgierd was born on January 7, 1939 in Warsaw, Poland. Arrived in Sweden, 1982. Son of Marian Stanislaw and Romana Irena Kurkus.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Warsaw Medical School, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw Medical School, 1972.

Career

Postgraduate intern and resident Warsaw Medical School Hospital, 1962—1964, member teaching staff, 1964—1975, 1976—1980. Special fellow medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, 1975—1976. Resident department hematology and nephrology Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1984—1985.

Resident department nephrology University Lund, Sweden, 1985—1989. Consultant, senior consultant department nephrology University Hospital Lund, since 1989, associate professor, since 1998. Consultant Polish Red Cross, Warsaw, 1970—1974.

Consultant internal medicine University Benghazi, Libya, 1980—1982. Visiting investigator Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, 1982. Investigator International Nutritional Research Institute, Stockholm, 1983.

Head dialysis department University Lund, 1991—2004. Medical director dialysis department Gambro Healthcare Sweden, Lund, Sweden, 2004—2005.

Achievements

  • Certified specialty board internal medicine Warsaw, 1973, Stockholm, 1985, specialty board nephrology Stockholm, Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination, 1974, Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in Medical Sciences, 1987.

Membership

Member of Polish Medical Association in Sweden (executive committee 1992—2006), Swedish Society Transplantation, Swedish Society Nephrology, Swedish Medical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, skiing, photography.

Connections

Married Jadwiga Maria Wojtulewicz, January 7, 1967. 1 child Jan Michal.

father:
Marian Stanislaw

mother:
Romana Irena Kurkus

spouse:
Jadwiga Maria Wojtulewicz

child:
Jan Michal Kurkus