Magdalena Wrzesińska

dr n. med. Magdalena Wrzesińska

dr n. med. Magdalena Wrzesińska

Position/orginasation
Head of Department of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Medical University of Lodz
Al. Kościuszki 4
Lodz, Poland

Biography
I obtained a degree in Public Health at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland in 2003 and I got a position as a Lecturer and Researcher at the Medical University in Lodz. Since 2013, I have gained experience as a manager by acting as the Head of the Department of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Medical University of Lodz. Between 2012 and 2013, I got a fellowship within the project “BioTechSciene Manager”, led by the University of Lodz and University of Texas at Austin. In 2013, I participated in a program at Lund University in Sweden, where I had the opportunity to learn about the commercialization of science and technology in European countries. Recently, I have developed the innovation tools in health promotion and health education, and I have used my tutoring skills while working with participants of the Interdisciplinary School of Innovation at the Technical University of Lodz at the Medical University of Lodz since 2015. In 2017, I participated in the StarShip Innovation Fellowship organized by EIT-Health, which focused on the creation of innovations in healthcare using the Stanford Biodesign Methodology.

Research area’s
Psychosocial determinants of obesity, physical activity, behavioral addiction, and disabilities

Involved in ETC
ETC- PHHP Summer Course, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2016

One thing you like about ETC
Interdisciplinary and international experiences in health promotion