Eugeniusz Slawomir Lazowski

Physician, pediatrician

Born Dec. 23, 1913, Czestochowa, Poland; came to U.S., 1960; son of Kazimierz and Zofia (Wroblewska); married Maria (Tolwinska); child: Alexandra.

Education: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), J. Pilsudski University, Warsaw (Poland), 1940, Doctor of Medical Sciences (D.M.S.), Warsaw Medical Academy, 1951, docent, State Institute of Mother & Child Care, Warsaw, 1954.

Career: in Warsaw - acting prof., physical education director, Warsaw Medical Academy, and University of Warsaw, 1947-49, adjunct, director, Development of Children Research Department, State Institute of Mother & Child Care, 1949-58, chairman, Pediatric Subcommission, Anthrometric Committee, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1956-58, board advisors member, Polish Ministry of Health, 1956-58; in Chicago (IL) - medical director, Illinois Children's School & Rehabilitation Center, 1964-83, organizer, American Board of Examination in Child Psychiatry & Neurology, 1973, 1976-77, 1979, assistant prof., Northwestern University, 1976-80, assistant prof., 1976-84, prof. emeritus, 1984 -, University of Illinois.

Author, i.a.: The Role of Physician in the Physical Education of Soldiers, 1952; co-author (with H. Tomaszewska), Hygiene Requirements for Summer Camps and Group Vacations of Youth and Children, 1955; Private War. Memoirs of Doctor - Soldier, 1933-44, 1993; 1 Polish patent, 1955; over 100 articles in professional journals: Poland - Pediatria Polska, Zdrowie Publiczne, Postep Higieny i Medycyny Doswiadczalnej, Polski Tygodnik Lekarski, and America - The Illinois Medical Journal, American Society for Microbiology News, Annual of Neurology, Journal of Neurological Science.

Member of: fellow, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Development Medicine; past national chairman, Verification Committee, Polish Home Army Veterans Association - Armia Krajowa (A.K.); Polish Veterans of World War II - Stowarzyszenie Polskich Kombatantow (SPK); opinion panel member, Contemporary Orthopedics, 1982-85; Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (P.I.A.S.A.) (past deputy chairman, Midwest branch); Studium - North American Study Center for Polish Affairs; Piisudski Institute of America.

Honors: for World War II - Gold Cross of Merit, Silver Cross of Merit, Polish Home Army Cross, September '39 Campaign Cross, Polish Army Medal (4 times); fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation, 1946-47; Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association (AMA), 1970.

Served with: Polish Army, Medical Cadets School, 2nd lieutenant, 1933-39; Polish Home Army - Armia Krajowa (A.K.), medical officer, 1939-44; Polish People Army, captain, 1951-57.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English, German.

Hobbies: music, photography, nature.

Home: 3550 N. Lake Shore Drive #2124, Chicago, IL 60657.

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