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Spinal surgeon

Jerzy Edward Kiwerski, Polish Spinal surgeon. Achievements include patents for system of supporting grasping movements, and hybrid device for the control of hand functions. Member New York Academy Sciences, Paraplegia Society, European Spine Society, Polish Rehabilitation Society (president 1992-1995, 95-), Polish Society Biomechs. (vice president 1993-1994,96-), Polish Scientific Academy (vice president committee rehabilitation since 1996).

Background

Kiwerski, Jerzy Edward was born on June 24, 1937 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Antoni and Halina (Jaworska) Kiwerski.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland, 1963; Doctor of Medicine, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1971; habilitation, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1975.

Career

Assistant, anatomical department, Medical Academy, Szczecin, 1956-1962; assistant, pathological anatomy department, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1962-1964; assistant, rehabilitation clinic, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1965-1971; assistant professor, rehabilitation clinic, Medical Academy, Warsaw, 1971-1976; associate professor, rehabilitation clinic, Medical Academy, 1976-1984; professor, Medical Academy, since 1984. Head spinal department rehabilitation center, Konstancin, Poland, since 1973. Head rehab.clinic Warsaw Medical Academy, since 1982.

Consultant rehabilitation, Warsaw, since 1982. Director rehabilitation center, Konstancin, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for system of supporting grasping movements, and hybrid device for the control of hand functions.

Works

Membership

Member of Social Health Foundation (president 1999), Polish Science Academy (committee biocybernetics and biomedical engineering since 1953, committee rehabilitation and social adaptation since 1990, vice president committee rehabilitation 1996—2000, president 1999—2007), Polish Society Biomechs. (vice president 1993-1994, 1996—2000), Polish Rehabilitation Society (president 1992-1995, 1995-1998, honorary member 2002), European Spine Society, Paraplegia Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Jolanta Grzesiak, July 30, 1964 (divorced 1996). Children: Ma|gorzata, Katarzyna, Magdalena, Bartosz.

father:
Antoni Kiwerski

mother:
Halina (Jaworska) Kiwerski

spouse:
Jolanta Grzesiak

child:
Bartosz Kiwerski

child:
Katarzyna Kiwerski

child:
Ma|gorzata Kiwerski

child:
Magdalena Kiwerski