The Poland Team consists of the following:
Dr Michał Mijal, (PhD), Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw.
Assistant Professor, specialises in social aspects of management and determinants of organisational activities. Author of many articles on labour migration, proprietary issues, corporate social responsibility and games and simulations in management, co-author of book on bibliometry, project manager of an EU-funded research project (Human Capital Operational Program).
Dr Izabela Marzec, (PhD), University of Economics in Katowice
Assistant Professor at the Katowice School of Economics, Academic teacher, Researcher and author of numerous publications on management. She specialises in HRM as well as the use of its methods and practices in the Public Sector. Collaborates with the Higher School of Labour Safety Management and the University of Economics in Katowice on many research and educational programs. Her current main research topics comprise employability and career management in Health Services.
Prof Ewelina Nojszewska, Warsaw School of Economics
Ewelinas research interests include efficiency and functioning of the health care systems and health economics, she is a member of the Board of National Health Fund, author of articles and books on health care system and translator of textbooks on health economics, she is also a university teacher working for various MBA programmes mainly for directors of hospitals.
Dr Sabina Ostrowska, University of Economics in Katowice
Dr Ostrowska has a PhD in economics in the domain of management, since 2004, Director of Public Hospital. She specialises in issues of public management - specialisation: health care with particular emphasis on strategic management as well as measuring and improving the efficiency of hospitals, author of numerous publications in the field of health care management.
Dr Robert Pietrusiński, (PhD), Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
Dr Pietrusiński is a lawyer, his professional interests focus around proprietary transformations i.e. in health care sector, author of numerous publications on this subject, Head of the Board of Directors of GoldMedica – a hospital in Gołdap (Poland) created from an SPZOZ (Independent Public Institute of Health Care).
Dr Zofia Skrzypczak, (PhD), member of the National Economy Chair, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
Zofia is an economist, she is Head of the Centre for Management in the Health Care and author of over 100 publications on financing of the health care systems (in Poland and abroad).
Mgr Martyna Wronka
M.A. in Management and Political Science, lecturer at the University of Economics in Katowice and University of Silesia, over 5 years of experience in empowering trainees, also medical professionals, external consultant to all levels of management, designed and facilitated courses on: Leadership Development; Change Management; Team Building; Interpersonal Communication; Mentoring and Coaching; Soft-Skills Training.
Dr Mariola Zalewska, (PhD), Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
Mariola is Assistant Professor, research interests: sustainable development, public health and quality of life; competitiveness and networks including clusters; volatility and critical phenomena. Mariola is Chairperson of one of the University of Warsaw Senate committees.
Dr Małgorzata Iwanicka-Michałowicz, (MD-PhD)
Małgorzata is a specialist in public health. She specializes mainly in issues of qualifications for the medical profession. She has experience in the implementation of EU-funded projects.
Previous Team Members:
Dr Alicja Teresa Sobczak, (PhD), Associate Professor at Management Faculty of Warsaw University.
Alicja, was specialist in general management, health management and health economics. Her doctoral dissertation was devoted to health care integration at a district level. She was involved in health care reforms in Poland since the transformation period (1989) working at the post of the advisor to the Minister of Finance as well as the Polish task leader in World Bank Project on health care reform introduction in the 90s. She was co-ordinator of health care management specialization at Management Faculty at the University of Warsaw.
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Members of the Poland Expert Advisory Group consist of the following:
Prof Aldona Frączkiewicz-Wronka, Head of the Department of Public Management and Social Sciences at the University of Economics in Katowice.
Her research interests focus on issues related to the management of public sector organisations, Head of research team in many research projects funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as well as the European Union, author of numerous publications on the functioning of the health system entities in Poland, has experience with a proven track record for successfully training managers in the health care sector and public administration, expert for the National Foresight Programme "Poland 2000", Technology Foresight for development of public services in the GOP, has designed and facilitated courses for broad range of clients i.e. public entities, such as the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Health, the Marshal's Office in Katowice and others.
Dr Zbigniew Miśkiewicz, MD, PhD, Cancer-Center-Institute, Warsaw.
Dr Miśkiewicz has been active in the emerging field of cardio oncology since 1993, with particular interest in echocardiographic evaluation of cardiac toxicity of anticancer drugs, his experience includes 14 years of academic teaching, co-author of Polish recommendations on cardiovascular complications in breast cancer patients.
Prof Józef Haczyński, (PhD, MD), Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
Prof Haczyński is a specialist in internal medicine, deputy director of the Centre of Management in Health Care at the WZ UW, involved in the studies, conferences and publications on changes in health care system in Poland.
Prof. Kazimierz Ryć
Prof. Janusz T. Opolski, M. D., M.P.H. Professor of public health at Faculty of Ecology, High School of Ecology and Management in Warsaw, Poland.
Prof Opolski is a former Director, School of Public Health and Head, Dept. of Economics, Law and Management in Medical University for Medical Postgraduate Medical Education. Author of many scientific publications and textbooks on theory of public health, health systems, HRH planning and evaluation; participant of a number of studies as well as consultancy activities. In the past deeply involved in state and health administration as Deputy Minister of Health, President of State Reserve Agency and director of complex, integrated health establishments. Broad international activities: temporary adviser to EURO WHO and HQ; WHO Liaison Officer to Poland, member of Council of Europe Public Health Committee and other expert groups.