Jacek Jóźwiak, MD, PhD is a Professor in the Institute of Medicine and the Head of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Opole in Poland.
Jacek Jóźwiak graduated in medicine from the Medical University of Katowice, Poland in 1996 and obtained his PhD from the same University in 2006. In 2002 he became a specialist in the field of family medicine.
Much of his activity is related to prevention and treatment of dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity and diabetes. His research has been focused on the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases, dyslipidemia, familial hipercholesterolemia, arterial hypertension, coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, obesity, diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrom in primary care. His current projects include large epidemiological studies related the role of patient education in treatment of cardio-metabolic diseases. He was the Polish national coordinator of several studies including: LIPIDOGRAM2003, LIPIDOGRAM2004, LIPIDOGRAM2006, LIPIDOGRAM 5 YEARS, LIPIDOGRAM2015 & LIPIDOGEN2015, MMM17, MMM18, DA VINCI.
Professor Jacek Jóźwiak is a member of the The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) and the Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), International Society of Hypertension (ISH), Polish Lipid Association (PoLa), College of Family Physicians in Poland and Polish Association for the Study of Obesity.
He has authored over 100 published works, including scientific articles, book chapters and monographs in the areas of dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders. He is the section editor of the Archives of Medical Sciences.