Krystyna Drewnowska (Przymanowska)


Born Feb. 27, 1952, Gdansk, Poland; came to U.S., 1981; daughter of Zbigniew and Hanna (Michalska); children: Bartlomiej, Magdalena, Victoria.

Education: Master of Pharmacy (Pharm.M.), 1976, Ph.D., 1981, Gdansk Medical Academy.

Career: assistant director, Clinical Laboratories, 1977-81, assistant prof., 1980-81, Gdansk Medical Academy; visiting scientist, Medical School, Hannover (Germany), 1978; postdoctoral fellow, 1981-84, assistant prof., 1984 -, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond; consultant, Target Research Associate's, Scotch Plains (NJ), 1991 -; visiting scientist, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), 1992.

Author: 5 book chapters; 15 scientific papers; 21 abstracts.

Member of: American Physiological Society; Biophysical Society; American Heart Association; Society of General Physiologists; Polish American Society, Richmond; Friends of Solidarity, Washington (DC), 1981-90.

Honors: research grants, National Kidney Foundation, 1987-88, American Heart Association, and Jeffress Memorial Trust, 1988-91, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1981-94.

Affiliation: Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English.

Hobbies: classical music, modern art, skiing.

Office: Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Internal Medicine / Nephrology Department, Box 980160, Richmond, VA 23298.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996