Dr Agnieszka Zachurzok, MD, PhD
Dr Agnieszka Zachurzok graduated from Medical University of Silesia in 2002 and in 2003 she also graduated from the one-year course of molecular biology at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Since 2003 she has been working at the Department of Paediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes of the Medical University of Silesia. She participated in the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) Winter School in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2004 and the ESPE Summer School in Sychrov, Czech Republic in 2010. In 2011 dr Zachurzok became a specialist in paediatrics, and started specialization in endocrine diseases. In 2004 she received the Ph.D. degree for a thesis: “Ovarian hyperandrogenism in adolescent girls with menstrual disorders”.
She is an assistant professor at the Department of Paediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, involved in clinical work, research and teaching. She is specially interested in thyroid diseases, obesity, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome. She was a partner in EU project “BOYS AND GIRLS”. Dr Zachurzok is a co-author of 26 papers in paediatrics and paediatric endocrinology published in peer-reviewed medical journals, her current IF is 10,5.
Dr Zachurzok is also involved in Outpatient Clinic for Obese Children and Adolescent dealing with a problem of obesity and its complication in everyday work. She is a member of Polish Endocrine Society and Polish Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. Since 2013 she is an active member of European Society of Endocrinology.