Magdalena Kocot-Kępska, secretary of Polish Association for the Study of Pain and Member-at-large EFIC Executive Board
Affiliation: Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Expertise: Magdalena Kocot-Kępska is a medical doctor, specialized in anesthesiology and intensive therapy. In 2009 she graduated from the two-year postgraduate studies “Pain Medicine” in Postgraduate Medical Training Centre of Jagiellonian University in Kraków. In 2012 she defended the doctoral thesis and received the PhD title. In 2017 she obtained the European Diploma in Pain Medicine. Dr Kocot-Kępska works since 2001 in the Department of Pain Research and Treatment, a multidisciplinary pain clinic specializing in acute, chronic non-cancer and cancer pain, cooperating with Institute of Pharmacology of Polish Academy of Sciences. Dr Kocot-Kępska is involved in pre- and post-graduate teaching in the fields of pain medicine, anesthesiology and intensive care. She is a lecturer at the Postgraduate Medical Training Centre of Jagiellonian University in Kraków and in courses of the European Committee for Education in Anesthesiology CEEA. Since 2010 she is a member of International Advisory Board of EFIC “Change Pain”.
Publication history: Dr Kocot-Kępska has over 100 articles published in scientific journals and has given over 100 lectures at national and international congresses. She is also a co-author of the
Polish textbooks on pain and national recommendations on pain treatment. Societal responsibilities: Dr Kocot-Kępska is a secretary of the Polish Association for the Study of Pain (Polish Chapter of EFIC and IASP). Since 2017 she is a Member at Large of Executive Board of EFIC. She is also a member of national advisory boards and foundation on pain and is involved in the organization of several national and international symposia and congresses on pain.