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Exercise is Medicine Poland Advisory Board


Host Institution – Medical University of Warsaw

The Medical University of Warsaw is one of the oldest medical schools in Poland. For over 200 years it has provided education and training in medicine and pharmacy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The academic staff at the Medical University of Warsaw have gained national and international reputations for their contributions to the science and practice of medicine.


Marek Kuch, MD Professor

• Dean of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw

• Head of Department of Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation

• Chair of Cardiology, Hypertension and Internal Medicine


Ewa Kozdroń, Professor

• Head of the Department of Recreation, Faculty of Tourism and Recreation, Warsaw Academy of Physical Education

• President of the Association of Sports Activity "Bakcyl"

• European Association for the Promotion of Physical Activity 50+ (50+ESPAR);


Artur Mamcarz, MD, Professor

• Deputy Dean of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw

• Head of Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine


Professor of Psychology Aleksandra ŁuszczyÅ„ska, Ph.D. 

  • Professor of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Associate Research Professor at Trauma, Health, and Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Associate Research Scholar, University of Sussex, School of Psychology
  • The Chair of Fellowship Committee, European Health Psychology Society
  • extended Board Member, Stress and Anxiety Research Society
  • Past President, Division of Health Psychology, International Association of Applied Psychology


Current activities in international journals

Editor in Chief   Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (2016-date), 2017 IF = 2.9

Review Editor    Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology (2016 – date)

Consulting Editor   Health PsychologyReview (2005 - date)

Editorial Consultant   Applied Psychology. An International Review(2006- date)

International Advisory Board Member         British Journal of Health Psychology(2006 - date)

Editorial Board Member                                Psychology and Health(2006- date)

Editorial Board Member                                Behavioral Medicine(2012)

Editorial Board Member                               Journal of Health Psychology(2012 – date)

Editorial Board Member                                European Journal of Psychotraumatology(2010


Funded Research Projects(since 2010)

2018-2022                  “Co-Create - Confronting obesity: Co-creating policy with youth”, Horizon 2020 project, call H2020-SFS-2017-2 Sustainable Food Security – Resilient and resource-efficient value chains; consortium member, leader of Polish Team

2018-2020                  The Joint Programming Initiative A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” Policy Evaluation Network (JPI HDHL PEN)”, a project of European Commission’s Joint Programming Initiative; consortium member and; Leader of the Polish team

2015-2019                  “Physical activity and health-related quality of life: dyadic research in the context of forming individual, dyadic, and collaborative plans”; funded by the National Science centre, Poland

2013-2016                  “The Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” Knowledge Hub on “DEterminants of DIet and Physical Activity” (JPI HDHL DEDIPAC Knowledge Hub)”, a project of European Commission’s Joint Programming Initiative joint-programming_en.html); consortium member and; Leader of the Polish team

2012-2014                  “Health behavior in the context of life cycle changes”; Foundation for Polish Science - Master Subsidies;


Krzysztof J. Filipiak, MD, PhD, FESC

• Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw

• Board Member, Polish Society of Arterial Hypertension

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