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medical educator

Tadeusz Orlowski, Polish medical educator. Recipient 2d Polish State award Government Committee, 1968, Big Cross of Polonia Restituta Medal, 1997; Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1959-1960.


Orlowski, Tadeusz was born on September 13, 1917 in Kazan, Russia. Arrived in Poland, 1919. Son of Witold Eugeniusz and Alina Maria (Trzeciakowska) Orlowski.


Physician, University Warsaw, Poland, 1943. Doctor of Medicine, University Lodz, Poland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw Medical School, 1952.

Professor medicine, Warsaw Medical School, 1962. Doctor honoris causa, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1990. Doctor honoris causa, Warsaw Medical School, 1999.


Senior assistant department medicine 2d University, Warsaw, 1945-1948. Senior assistant, associate professor, head 1st department medicine Warsaw Medical School, 1945-1952, 63-75. Head Transplant Institute, Warsaw, 1975-1987.

Professor Institute Biocybernetic and biomedical Engineering, 1987—2004. Director Polish Red Cross Teaching Hospital, Ham-Hyn, Korea, 1954-1955. Deputy senior secretary department medicine Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1963-1968, science secretary department medicine, 1968-1971, 1st deputy science secretary, 1971-1979.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, author: (chapters) Textbook of Internal Medicine, I-IV, 1979, I-IX, 1988-1992, Kidney Transplantation, 1995. Editor: Nephrology, 1976, 83, 92, 97. Co-editor, author: Artificial Organs, 1994, 2001.

      Contributor numerous papers in field to professional journals, chapters to books.


Officer Polish Underground Army, 1939-1944. Member Polish Nephrol. Society (president), European Dialysis and Transplant Association (council member 1966-1968), Kidney International (member management committee 1974-1976), International Society Nephrology (council member 1974-1976), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy of Sciences (foreign member), German Society for Nephrology, Polish Alpine Club (honorary member).


  • Other Interests

    Alpinism, travel.


Witold Eugeniusz Orlowski

Alina Maria (Trzeciakowska) Orlowski