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  • The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was needed

    January marks the 28th anniversary of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing (IFPS), officially established on January 9, 1996. This Institute’s history started over 30 years ago, with the creation of the Diagnostic-Treatment-Rehabilitation Center for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired “Cochlear Center,” thefirst of its kind in Poland and the second in Europe. In 1996, following up 

  • The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science

    On November 15, 2023, Przemysław Czarnek, the minister of Education and Science, presented the “Sapientia et Veritas” medals. The medals are awarded for special contributions to higher education and science, including outstanding scientific, teaching, or organizational achievements. This year, during the ceremony in the Ministry of Education and Science headquarters, the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was honored 

  • Professor Piotr H. Skarżyński received the title of the “Polish laryngologist of the year” in the HIPOKRATES 2023 contest

    The voting in the nationwide medical contest HIPOKRATES 2023 is finished. The Laryngologist of the Year winner is Professor Piotr H. Skarzyński, Deputy Head of the Teleaudiology and Screening Department at the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing. The competition aims to identify those healthcare professionals who are held in the highest esteem by patients. This big medical contest 

  • The 5th Congress “Health of Poles” has come to an end

    During the two days of the 5th Congress “Health of Poles” on 13 – 14 November 2023, at the World Hearing Centre in Kajetany, more than 200 participants in debates, panels, and lectures spoke about the condition of societies and individual health in the context of the “One Health” concept. The organizers have also issued a call for action to mitigate climate 

  • Appeal of the 5th Congress “Health of Poles”

    Considering the highest good, human health and life, the organizers and participants of the 5th Congress “Health of Poles” appeal to take actions that will stop the escalating climate crisis and the biodiversity crisis on our planet. A human being is part of the natural environment – he co-creates it and depends on it. Humans are also destroyed if the 

  • Professor Henryk Skarżyński, an honorary member of the Polish Head and Neck Society

    During the V National Conference “Innovations in otolaryngology. Challenges — opportunities — perspectives” in Poznań from October 19 to 21, 2023, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński was nominated an honorary member of the Polish Head and Neck Society. This honor was awarded in recognition of his many outstanding contributions to otorhinolaryngology and his kindness and selflessness in daily dealings. The National Conference “Innovations in otolaryngology” has for years 

  • Professor Henryk Skarżyński became an honorary member of the Polish-American Medical Society

    In a prestigious event in Chicago, the Polish-American Medical Society bestowed a unique distinction, honorary membership to a world-renowned Polish otosurgeon, prof. Henryk Skarżyński. Prof. Henryk Skarżyński is well-known and honored as an eminent otosurgeon and the founder and director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Warsaw and the World Hearing Centre. His accomplishments in the medical field are invaluable, and the 

  • The Institute recognised in competition “Healthy Future – Inspirations 2023”

    We learned the results of the 6th edition of the competition “Healthy Future – Inspirations 2023”: the World Hearing Centre of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was recognized in the “Innovative hospital – management” category. Paweł Doliński, deputy director for organization and development, received the commemorative diploma. The award ceremony took place on 5 October 

  • Special Award ‘Orzeł Wprost’ award for Prof. Henryk Skarżyński

    Prof. Henryk Skarżyński was among the honorable group of distinguished personalities, representatives of science and medicine, social activists, as well as representatives of the economy and local governments, who, on September 25, 2023, received exceptional awards from the editors during a gala ceremony. Professor received the Special Award ‘Orzeł Wprost for Science.’ Małgorzata Golińska, Director of Digital Development at PMPG 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński distinguished in Kyrgyzstan

    On September 11-12, 2023, during the XIII International Tinnitus Seminar and 2nd World Tinnitus Congress held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński was awarded the Tonndorf Prize. The ITS/WTC Congress is an important event on the global map of scientific meetings on tinnitus. The number of people diagnosed with tinnitus is growing worldwide, which is why research on this problem is 

  • 9th International Music Festival for Children, Youths, and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea”

    This year, the International Music Festival “Beats of Cochlea” was held at the World Hearing Center in Kajetany on August 25-26, 2023. The Festival’s rich program aimed to promote music as a therapy for people with hearing impairments. The originator and organizer of the Festival was Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, who, for more than 30 years, has been bringing people back from the 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński holds a leading position in medical literature worldwide

    Scientific publications in worldwide recognized journals are a measure of research activity. The level of activity of scientists or research centers can be verified in scientific databases such as Web of Science, Scopus, or Google Scholar. The browsers allow checking the number of publications on a given topic (in a keyword form) published by the author and determine the author’s position in relation to other scientists publishing in the same 

  • Prof. Henryk Skarżyński honored by Prof. Marcin Wiącek, Ombudsman for Human Rights

    – I am an ordinary doctor, and it is not modesty. I did and do what I can do best and what I felt an inner calling, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński said, receiving the “Merit for the Protection of Human Rights” Badge of Honor from the hands of Prof. Marcin Wieniek. During the 31st Forum of Research Institutes, held on June 26 at the World Hearing Center 

  • The future of science in Poland – a summary of the “Science for Society” Congress

    We practice science not for ourselves, not for its own sake, but for society, the participants of the “Science for Society” Congress repeatedly emphasized. Scientists must share their knowledge, bring what they do closer to the public and solicit new talents willing to develop science in Poland. They urged not to be afraid of change, challenges, or difficulties because only then the chosen 

  • Sapientia et Veritas

    On May 31, 2023, representatives of the world of Polish science were awarded the “Sapientia et Veritas” Medals of Merit for Polish Science. They received them from the hands of Minister of Education and Science Przemyslaw Czarnek. Among the decorated was Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, who received the highest honor – the Gold Medal. – We want to honor outstanding professors 

  • IFPS inventions recognized in Katowice

    The Sensory Examination Capsule and the Skarżyński’s Polymodal Sensory Perception Stimulator were awarded at the 16th INTARG® International Trade Fair of Inventions and Innovations. The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was awarded Diplomas of Recognition by the Minister of Education and Science. They were awarded during the 16th INTARG® International Trade Fair for Inventions and 

  • Medal of honor for Prof. Henryk Skarżyński

    During the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, celebrated for several days, Prof. Henryk Skarżyński was awarded the “Warsaw Ghetto Uprising” Medal of Honor, awarded by the Association of Jewish Veterans and Victims of World War II and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute in Poland. In his laudation, Marian Kalwary, a ghetto 

  • Personalities and Successes of the Year 2023

    On Monday, April 24, 2023, the “Personalities and Successes” gala was held in Warsaw. Among the prominent awardees was Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, Director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing and the World Hearing Center in Kajetany. – The Personalities and Successes Gala is like no other because we honor outstanding people from different backgrounds. Everyone has a personality in their