1982 – 1988 Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Wrocław
1991 – first-degree specialization in internal medicine
1998 – second-degree specialization in infectious diseases (with distinction)
2001 – "Healthcare Management" training, certificate of completion issued by the Ministry of Health
2006 – "Hospital-acquired Infections – Epidemiological and Microbiological Monitoring for Heads of Infection Control Units", specialist training under the MoH Regulation of 21.12.2004 on qualifications of members of in-house infection control teams
2010 – "Adjudication and Insurance" post-graduate studies
2014 – "Manager in Healthcare" post-graduate studies
1988 - 2012 J. Gromkowski Regional Specialist Hospital in Wrocław
During this time:
2000 - 2006 Head of the 2nd Inpatient Department of Infectious Diseases
2006 - 2012 Manager of Specialist Outpatient Care including 14 specialist outpatient departments, 3 dental outpatient departments, and the Day Care Rehabilitation Department (for 3 years);
Since 2012 – Outpatient Departments of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology, REX Company SA in Wrocław
Professional activities and achievements
Member of a research team in 2 projects investigating zoonoses, with a focus on the Lyme disease, as part of a research program of the Medical University of Wrocław in the years 1991-1994 and 1996-1998.
Cooperation with the Parasitology Department of the Institute of Genetics and Microbiology of the Medical University of Wrocław on research to identify the endemic area of Borrelia burgdorferi in the Lower Silesia region in the years 2002 - 2006. A questionnaire study was conducted among patients reporting to the Outpatient Department of Infectious Disease of the J. Gromkowski Regional Specialist Hospital in Wrocław with suspicion of the Lyme disease, along with research on ticks to identify and genotype the local species of Borrelia burgdorferi.
Co-initiator of a 10-year long cooperation between J. Gromkowski Regional Specialist Hospital in Wrocław, the Regional Directorate of National Forests in Wrocław, and the Regional Sanitary and Epidemiological Station in Wrocław. The cooperation started in 2003 and was designed to deliver medical care to the personnel of National Forests in the Lower Silesia region, exposed to the risk of occupational infectious diseases transmitted by ticks, with a focus on the Lyme disease.
A dedicated healthcare program for forestry workers suffering from tick-borne diseases now exists under agreements with insurance companies and healthcare centres.
Since 2005 — active involvement in the implementation of healthcare programs, both in organizational and content-related matters. Member of Review Board in programs for diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis B and C, initially at the J. Gromkowski Regional Specialist Hospital in Wrocław (until 2012), later at REX Company S.A.
Participation in 3 research projects on viral hepatitis (2 non-interventional studies, 1 interventional study) in the years 2006-2012.
Member of Advisory Panel for Hepatitis B Therapy in the years 2011-2012
2013 – "INCIVO – Practical Approach to Therapy” experts debate
2010 — medal of honours in recognition of the outstanding achievements in healthcare, document ID no. 1475/2010 – signed by the Minister of Health, Ewa Kopacz
Active participation in scientific conventions and conferences in Poland and internationally
Author of 37 publications, and co-author of book chapters about arthropods and diseases transmitted by arthropods.
Co-author of a book that received the 1st Degree Award by the Committee of the 19th Convention of the Polish Association of Epidemiologists and Infectious Diseases Physicians: "Viral Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B on Lamivudine — a Multi-centre Analysis" in 2012.
Co-author of the Individual System of Therapeutic Programs Implementation (ISRPrT) – development of treatment monitoring files for chronic hepatitis B and C.
Delivering lectures and trainings on infectious diseases, specifically viral hepatitis – the clinical picture and the latest treatment strategies, tick-borne diseases, hospital-acquired infections, and hospital antibiotic policies.
Member of scientific associations: the Polish Association of Epidemiologists and Infectious Diseases Physicians; the Polish Hepatology Society, and the Polish Society for Hospital-acquired Infections