Doctor of Medicine, Medical Faculty Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Faculty Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1961. Ordinary professor of medical, 1980.
Doctor of Philosophy habilitatus, Jagiellonian University, 1964. Doctor honoris causa, Silesian University, 2000. Doctor honoris causa, Medical Slovak University, 2008.
Clinical investigator Jagiellonian University School Medicine, 1957-1965, head central endocrine laboratory, 1965-1969. University chair/head department endocrinology and fertility obstetrics-gynecology chairs Jagiellonian University, Cracow, since 1969, dean School Nursing Krakow, 1975-1981. Consultant in gynecological endocrinology.
Member science board Polish Ministry Health and Social Welfare, 1981-1986. Science board, executive board International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1982-1994. Executive board EAGO, 1986-1991.
Board UPIGO, since 1993, UMES, since 1993. Expert advisory panel International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, since 1997.
Fellow Royal Society Medicine, World Association Perinatal Medicine, World Literature Academy (life), International Academy Human Reproduction, International Academy Geocancerology and Environmental, International Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Member Polish Gynecological Society (honorary, president), Russian German Hungarian, Israeli, Czech and Slovak Obstetrics and gynaecology Society (honorary), Polish Medical Society Magnetic Resonance (honorary), International Society Endocrinology, French Endocrine Society, American Fertility Society, Polish Gynecologists' World Club (president 1988), New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine (president 1991).
Married Ewa Kownacka, April 21, 1961. 1 child, Marek.