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Prof. MD Zbigniew Gaciong

Prof. MD Zbigniew Gaciong

Zbigniew Gaciong M.D. Ph.D. graduated from Warsaw Medical School and completed his training in internal medicine. He spent three years as a fellow of American Heart Association in the University of Southern California. He is professor of medicine and since 1998 he is a chairing the Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension and Vascular Diseases (Medical University of Warsaw, Poland) – the biggest reference center for hypertensive patients in the country. His research interest includes pathogenesis of hypertension and mechanisms of vascular remodeling and the results were published in leading international journals. Prof. Gaciong served as Dean for Postgraduate Education and he developed and introduced into curriculum courses on the methodology of clinical trials and public health issues. For last 5 years Prof. Gaciong was chairing the appeal committee in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. He was also a member of International Advisory Board in JAMA and Union of European Medical Specialists. In June 2014 he was nominated by the Minister of Health a national specialist in hypertension.