Prof Eugene Kucharz

Prof Eugene Kucharz

Prof Eugene KucharzRheumatology

Poland

Professor Eugene Joseph Kucharz studied medicine at the Medical University of Silesia (1968-1974) and graduated with honors in 1974. After graduation, he was assistant, lecturer  and chairman of the Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics of the Medical University of Silesia. He obtained Ph. D. in 1976 and habilitation degree (i.e. associate professor degree) in 1984. He was a  visiting professor at the Arthritis Center of the Medical College of Wiscousin (USA) (1986-1988), and upon return to Poland, senior research associate at the Fourth Department of Internal Medicine of the Medical University of Silesia (1989-1995). In 1994, the President of the Republic of Poland awarded him with a title of professor. Since 1996, he is head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice.