Professor Grażyna Rydzewska M.D., PhD serves as a Head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology with IBD Subdivision, Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Interior and Administration, Warsaw, Poland. She currently serves also as a Vice-president of the Polish Society of Gastroenterology, and founding member and President of the Polish Pancreatic Club, member of coucil in International Association of Pancreatology and member of the European Pancreatic Club. She is also a professor and Director of Institute of Nursing and Obstetrics in Haculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce. She has founded and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Gastroenterology Review, also as Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Gastroenterology Disorders & Therapy. She is a member of editorial board in many journals in gastroenterology and internal medicine field (Nowa Klinika, Polish Gastroenterology, Medical Studies, Lekarz POZ, Gastroenterologia Praktyczna and others). During 10 years she was as Chief of Polish Medical Advisory Council on Gastroenterology (national consultant) and national representative in European Crohn and Colitis Organisation. Professor Rydzewska serves also as a member of clinical advisory boards at some pharmaceutical companies.
Professor Rydzewska main areas of interest are pancreatology, especialy signal transduction in pancreatic cells, prognosis and treatment of acute pancreatitis, treatment and prognosis in inflammatory bowel disease, and gastrointestinal endoscopy. She has published over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 10 chapters in medical textbooks.