The Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski Institute of Cardiology
Zofia Slonska , PhD, sociologist, Assistant Professor, Deputy Head of the Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski Institute of Cardiology and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Centre of Postgraduate Education. Executive Board member of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology (ESHMS) since 2010, an expert of the European Commission, and a current member of the Polish Government Population Council since 2006. In 1991, employed as a consultant for health promotion and education in the World Health Organization, European Office for Europe. In 1993-2002 a national health promotion WHO counterpart for Poland and from 1995 to 2002, a member of the European Committee for Health Promotion Development, set up by the European Office of WHO. Former and current member of the editorial Polish and foreign scientific journals e.g. Health Promotion International (1998-2010)
Her Research areas of interest: Sociology of health and medicine and public health including health promotion. Author and co-author of more than 30 national and international research projects, including the recently awarded a European Health Award ‘the European Health Literacy Survey (HLS-EU)’. Author or co-author of about 90 peer-reviewed Polish and foreign scientific publications, including monographs, collective works and articles in scientific journals. Former advisor to the Minister of Health.