Researches and Cooperation


Current EU programs:

  •   PATHWAYS - PArticipation To Healthy Workplaces And inclusive Strategies in the Work Sector (2016-2018)
  •    ATHLOS - Ageing Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies (2015-2020). 
  • PACE - comparing the effectiveness of PAlliative Care for Elderly people in long-term care facilities in europe (2014-2019)
  • COURAGE in Europe „COllaborative Research on AGEing in Europe" (2009-2013)

International cooperation

Previous EU programs:


  • PROGRESS „Improving Access to Community-Based Services for Older People Living at Home (IACS) (February, 2010 - January 2012 ) 
  • Daphne „Breaking the Taboo. Empowering health and social service professionals to combat violence against older women within families" (2004-2009)
  •  HealthPro Elderly „Evidence Based Guidelines on Health Promotion for Older People: Social determinants, Inequality and Sustainability" - cooperation with Austrian Red Cross, Vien, Austria (2006 - 2008r)
  •   EuroWorkSafe „European semantic portal on workplace safety"(ended in 2008r)
  • Cytogenetic Biomarkers and Human Cancer Risk - cooperation with H.Norpa, Finnish Inst. of Occupational Health, Finland (ended in 2006r)



 Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine has cooperated with:

  • Austrian Red CrossVien, Austria in project European Union  Daphne II (Project: "Breaking the taboo – Empowering health and social service professionals to combat violence against older women within families" (2007-2009))
  • Austrian Red Cross, Vien, Austria in project European Union  HealthPro Elderly (Project: "Evidence Based Guidelines on Health Promotion for Older People: Social determinants, Inequality and Sustainability" (2003-2008))
  • Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), National Institute for Research on Cancer (Italy), National Center of Public Health Protection (Bulgaria) in projectEuropean Union EuroWorSkafe (Project: "European semantic portal on workplace safety")
  • Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health (Project: "Vulnerability of the Fetus/Infant to PAH, PM2,5 and ETS")
  • Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen (Project: "Comparative research project on health status and the quality of life of elderly in Central European Countries")
  • Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Helsinki, Finland–SPB 2003/2004 (Project: "Cytogenetic Biomarkers and Human Cancer Risk")
  • National Institute of Public Health-Prague, Czech Republic

and also with many National Centers li​ke:

  • I Department of General Surgery UJCM (epidemiological research over the role of lifestyle in tumors of digestive tract)
  • Clinic of Gastroenterology Medical College in Białystok. (Project: "Helicobacter pylori infection in Poland – epidemiological study in children and adults accounting for the risk of peptic ulcer disease and cancer")
  • Clinic of Toxycology, Department of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Diseases UJCM (Project: "College free from drugs")
  • Department of Radiation and Environmental Biology, The Henryk Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kraków in cooperation with the Department of Urology UJCM
  • Department of Urology UJCM – epidemiological research is carried out on environmental determinants of prostate cancer


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