Łukasz Szumowski

Łukasz Jan Szumowski (born 3 June 1972) is a Polish cardiologist, since 9 January 2018, Minister of Health.[1][2][3] Member of the IX Sejm, representing the Płock (Nr. 16) constituency, elected from the lists of Law and Justice. [4]

Łukasz Szumowski
Łukasz Szumowski portret.jpg
Minister of Health
Assumed office
9 January 2018
Preceded byKonstanty Radziwiłł
Personal details
Born
Łukasz Jan Szumowski

(1972-06-03) 3 June 1972 (age 48)
Warsaw, Poland
Spouse(s)
(
m. 1997)
Children4
Alma materMedical University of Warsaw

BiographyEdit

Born 3 June 1972 in Warsaw. In 1997 he finished studies at the Medical University of Warsaw[5], and later worked at the Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw's Anin osiedle,[6] where he received a doctorate in 2002.[7] Habilitated 26 January 2010.[7] On 2 June 2016 he received the title of Professor of Medical Science[7]. On 24 November 2016 he became an undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, directed at the time by Jarosław Gowin.[8] He was responsible inter alia for the creation of the Institute of Medical Biotechnology.[9] On 9 January 2018 he was appointed Minister of Health by Andrzej Duda, at the recommendation of Mateusz Morawiecki.[1] He replaced Konstanty Radziwiłł. In the 2019 Polish Parliamentary election, he won election to the Sejm. [4] Szumowski was Minister of Health during the COVID-19 pandemic in Poland.[10]

PublicationsEdit

He is the author of many medical publications,[7] and is the editor in chief of "Heartbeat Journal". [11]

Personal LifeEdit

Married to Anna, he has 4 children[5]. After his studies Łukasz Szumowski with his wife worked for a month in Mother Teresa's hospice.[12][13] He is a Catholic and member of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. [14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Oficjalna strona Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej / Aktualności / Nominacje / Prezydent powołał nowych ministrów PL/ENG". www.prezydent.pl. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  2. ^ o.o, Eurozet Sp z. "Łukasz Szumowski – kim jest nowy minister zdrowia? [INFORMACJE] - Radio ZET". www.radiozet.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  3. ^ "45-letni kardiolog Łukasz Szumowski nowym ministrem zdrowia. Przedstawiamy sylwetkę – Polityka zdrowotna". www.rynekzdrowia.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  4. ^ a b "Wybory do Sejmu i Senatu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej 2019 r." sejmsenat2019.pkw.gov.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  5. ^ a b "gov.pl". Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  6. ^ "Profesor Łukasz Szumowski Ministrem Zdrowia – Narodowy Instytut Kardiologii". www.ikard.pl. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  7. ^ a b c d "nauka-polska.pl". Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  8. ^ "Prof. Łukasz Szumowski nowym podsekretarzem stanu w resorcie nauki". Nauka w Polsce (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  9. ^ Goluch, oprac Bartosz (2018-01-10). "Łukasz Szumowski, czyli "minister zagadka". O nominacji dowiedział się dzień przed powołaniem". wiadomosci.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  10. ^ "47 osób z podejrzeniem koronawirusa w Polsce. Szumowski: Wirus pojawi się w najbliższych dniach". gazetapl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-24.
  11. ^ "Heart Beat Journal - Editorial Board". www.heartbeatjournal.com. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  12. ^ "Łukasz Szumowski był ostatnim Polakiem, który spotkał Matkę Teresę z Kalkuty". DEON.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  13. ^ "Ania i Łukasz Szumowscy byli ostatnimi..." www.gosc.pl. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  14. ^ "Opłatek Maltański" (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-04-20.