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educator , Immunologist

Wlodzimierz Ptak, Polish immunologist, educator. Recipient National award in science, Warsaw, 1985, Jurzykowski award Jurzykowski Foundation, 1981. Chairman advisory committee Ministry of Health, Warsaw, 1989-1991. Major Medical Corps, Polish Army, 1952-1957. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge and Arts (secretary 1990).

Background

Ptak, Wlodzimierz was born on November 2, 1928 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Wojciech and Maria (Krawczyk) Ptak.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Doctor Habilitatus, Cracow School Medicine, 1952.

Career

Assistant professor immunology, School Medicine, Szczecin, Poland, 1957-1961; assistant professor immunology, School Medicine, Jagiellonian U., Cracow, 1961-1967; associate professor, School Medicine, Jagiellonian U., Cracow, 1968-1974; professor, School Medicine, Jagiellonian U., Cracow, since 1974; head department immunology, School Medicine, Jagiellonian U., Cracow, since 1970. Visiting professor immunology Yale University, New Haven, since 1974.

Achievements

  • In 1977 he was decorated with a Knight's Cross of Polonia Restituta, and in 1997 with a Commander's Cross of Polonia Restituta.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Basic Immunology, 1974, 80, 86, 99. Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman advisory committee Ministry of Health, Warsaw, 1989-1991. Major Medical Corps, Polish Army, 1952-1957. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge and Arts (secretary 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: collecting books and antiques.

Connections

Married Alicja Szczepanska, December 12, 1963 (divorced 1976). 1 child, Zuzanna; married Maria Grudniewicz, December 6, 1979.

father:
Wojciech Ptak

mother:
Maria (Krawczyk) Ptak

spouses:
Alicja Szczepanska

Maria Grudniewicz

child:
Zuzanna Ptak