Jacek Jan Preibisz

Physician, cardiologist

Born May 22, 1933, Poznan, Poland; came to U.S., 1980; son of Stefan and Lucja (Chruszczynska); married Melania (Zych); children: Joanna, Agnieszka.

Education: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 1956, Ph.D., 1971, dr. hab., 1978, Warsaw Academy of Medicine (Poland).

Career: section head, Municipal Epidemiology Bureau, Warsaw, 1956-62; fellow, 1957-64, assocciated prof., 1964-78, Warsaw Academy of Medicine; head, Cardiovascular Division, Research Health Institute for Communication, Warsaw, 1962-64; consultant, Social Fund, Oran University (Algieria), 1978-80; associate prof. to adjunct prof., Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1980 -; associate director, Hoffmann-La Roche, Nutley (NJ), 1988 -.

Author: co-author, Zator tetnicy plucnej, 1974, Zarys kardiologii, 1979, Leki hormonalne, 1979, Nuclear Medicine in Vitro, 1983, Salt and Hypertension, 1989; over 60 scientific publications.

Member of: European Cardiological Society; Polish Cardiological Society; American Heart Association; American Society of Hypertension; Medicus - Polish American Medical Society; consultant, "Na zdrowie" - Committee for Medical Assistance to Hospitals in Poland.

Honors: scientific award, Warsaw Academy of Medicine, 1971; research award, Polish Ministry of Health, 1974; research grant, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1982.

Served with: Polish People Army Reserve, Infantry, Medical Corps, lieutenant, 1956-63.

Languages: Polish, English, Russian, French.

Hobbies: music, aviation, water and winter sports.

Home: 5 Allen Court, Staten Island, NY 10310.

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