The Board of Directors

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Zbigniew Kalarus

Chairman of the Board of Directors:

Professor Zbigniew Kalarus, MD PhD FESC – cardiologist, electrophysiologist, chairman of the Department of Cardiology, Congenital Heart Defects and Electrotherapy at the Silesian Center for Heart Diseases in Zabrze, affiliated with Medical University of Silesia. President of Polish Cardiac Society (PTK). Professor Kalarus is a specialist in internal medicine (1994) and cardiology (1996). He was granted a PhD degree in 1994 on the basis of dissertation „Comparative evaluation of outcomes of PTCA vs. CABG in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease” (with Professor Pasyk as a promotor). In 2003, he obtained a title of Associate Professor, on the basis of the dissertation „Influence of orthodromic atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia on the development of atrial cardiomyopathy in patients with Wolff, Parkinson and White Syndrome”. Since July 23, 2008 – professor of medicine. Academic teacher, supervisor of few generations of residents in cardiology.

 

 

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Lech Poloński

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Lech Poloński

Member of the Board of Directors:

Professor Lech Poloński, MD PhD FESC – Cardiologist, Head of The Third Cathedral and The Department of Clinical Cardiology of the Medical University in Silesia in Silesian Center of Heart Diseases in Poland. Regional Consultant in cardiology, consultant in many programme committees and medical magazines. He received numerous prestigious awards such as the Platinum Laurel of Skills and Competences (the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry), the Rector’s Award of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, the Gold Medal of the Polish Medical Society and many others. Author of the Nationwide Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) – one of the largest cardiology register all over the world (the biggest in Europe database of patients with myocardial infraction) – it gives an opportunity to carry out thorough analysis and evaluation of epidemiology, methods of treatment and effectiveness of different strategies in ACS. Results are often used by doctors, regional consultants and the National Health Found.

 

 

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Gąsior Mariusz

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Gąsior Mariusz

Member of the Board of Directors:

Professor Mariusz Gąsior, MD PhD FESC – Internal medicine specialist, cardiologist. Medical Director of the Silesian Center for Heart Diseases in Zabrze. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Nationwide Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) – the biggest database in Europe. Academic teacher at the Medical University of Silesia. Head of specialization in internal medicine and cardiology. Member of the expert’s group which was set up to work on a central database of health care services in the area of cardiology – the first step in creating a basket of guaranteed health care benefits. Member of the committee for the medical department in Zabrze at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice.

 

 

Dr Magdalena Korzeniowska

Dr Magdalena Korzeniowska

Member of the Board of Directors:

Magdalena Korzeniowska, PhD – Currently holds the position of the Head of the Department of Real Estate in the City Hall in Zabrze. She served as a supervisor of the Real Estate Department at the Department of Land Management at the City Hall in Zabrze (2004-2007) as well as an inspector in the same department (2001 to 2004). Education: Master’s degree – the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Silesia (1995-2000), PhD Studies – the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Silesia (2000-2006). Postgraduate Studies – Agency on Real Estate Market at the Karol Godula Upper Silesian Academy of Entrepreneurship (USAE) (2007-2009).

 

 

Dr Jan Sarna

Dr Jan Sarna

Member of the Board of Directors:

Jan Sarna, PhD – He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development in Zabrze since 1992. Member of many boards of directors of limited liability companies such as: Coal Mine Jowisz, Radio Flash, FRK Intra Cordis and many others. Co-founder of the Institute Heart Prosthesis of the Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development in Zabrze. Additionally, he fulfilled obligations as a director of senatorial office of Professor Religa, lecturer of the Academ yof Social Sciences in Warsaw, Katowice Branch.

 

 



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