Beata Gurzkowska

Scientific degree: MA in sociology

Scientific position : assistant

Department: Public Health Department

OrcID No: 0000-003-2681-3221


  • assistant at the Public Health Department at the The Children’s Memorial Health Institute (CMHI) in Warsaw, which is the reference pediatric hospital for Poland
  • contributed to public health projects: OLAF (EEA & Norway Grants), OLA (NCBiR), ToyBox (7th EU Framework Program), Zachowaj Równowagę (Swiss Contribution), and 2 projects financed under the National Health Program (operational objective 1: Improving the way of nutrition, nutritional status and physical activity of the society)
  • participated in the elaboration of reference ranges of arterial blood pressure for the population of children and adolescents in Poland (OLAF and OLA project)
  • author/co-author of 68 publications (37 indexed in PubMed) regarding health of children and adolescents, including socio-economic determinants of physical development, arterial blood pressure, underweight, overweight and obesity

Qualifications and trainings:

  • MA in sociology: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, Institute of Sociology
  • Postgraduate Studies in Medical Law, Bioethics and Sociology of Medicine
  • Postgraduate Studies in Social and Market Research
  • Project management – training
  • Project evaluation – training
  • Statistical analysis using the SAS for Windows statistical package – training
  • Other medical/research skills: Healthcare management – postgraduate studies

Research interests:

  • socioeconomic and psychosocial determinants of health and physical development of children and adolescents
  • the impact of lifestyle and environmental factors on health (lifestyle diseases)
  • causes of deaths in children and adolescents