Andrzej GRZYBOWSKI (Poland)

Andrzej Grzybowski, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of Department of Ophthalmology, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland and Head of Institute for Research in Ophthalmology, Foundation for Ophthalmology Development, Poznan, Poland.

His professional expertise includes cataract surgery, presbyopia treatment, clear–lens exchange; neuro-ophthalmology; vitreo-retinal surgery, glaucoma pathogenesis, myopia pathogenesis and treatment, parameterizations in science and history of ophthalmology.

He is active in international scientific societies including Euretina (Co-opted Board member), AAO (International Fellow; member of the Global ONE Advisory Board and Museum of Vision’s Program Committee), ISBCS, ICO (programme coordinator for WCO in 2011-2018), Cogan Society, EVER, ESCRS (curator of ESCRS Archive), and representative of Poland at ISRS (International Society of Refractive Surgery) International Council. He became lifelong member (chair LIV) of the European Academy of Ophthalmology and its Treasurer. He has been active contributor to major ophthalmic conferences worldwide, including AAO (Achievement Award 2017), APAO (International Coordinator 2017, Achievement Award 2018), WCO (Programme Coordinator 2010-2018), Euretina, ESCRS, EVER, ISOPT, etc.

He delivered invited lectures in many national and international ophthalmic meetings, including Italy, Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA, India, South Africa, Mexico, Japan, and Taiwan. Prof. Grzybowski is on the Editorial Board of several international medical, ophthalmic and historical journals, including Acta Ophthalmologica, Graefes’ Archive for Experimental and Clinical Ophthalmology, Translational Vision Science and Technology (ARVO journal), and Neuro-Ophthalmology. He has been active editor, editor in chief and author of more than 350 peer-reviewed international publications (total IF higher than 700), and reviewer for more than 20 journals.