Prof. Izabella Uchmanowicz, RN, PhD, FESC, FHFA is currently employed at Wroclaw Medical University as a Professor. She is also a Chief Nurse at the Institute of Heart Diseases at the Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland
Her research is mostly devoted to heart failure and the problems of patients living with
the disease, mainly self-care and adherence to medication. She is especially interested in
studies of elderly people with cardiovascular disorders, and her main interests are frailty
syndrome and nutritional problems within this population.