Izabella Uchmanowicz

Izabella Uchmanowicz



Division of Nursing in Internal Medicine Procedures, Department of Clinical Nursing, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, PL

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Dr Izabella Uchmanowicz is an Editorial Board member of Cardiac Failure Review.

Academic History

Dr Uchmanowicz studied for her Master’s degree in Nursing at the Wroclaw Medical University, prior to studying for her Bachelor of Applied Science in Nursing at New York University in 1997.

Career Overview

Prof Uchmanowicz is currently a Professor and Chief Nurse at the Institute of Heart Diseases at Wroclaw University, Poland. At this institution, her research encompasses heart failure, including self-care for patients living with the disease, and adherence to medication. Previously, Prof Uchmanowicz worked as a Senior Medical Representative at Alcon Polska SP in Wroclaw. She is also the President-Elect of the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions of the European Society of Cardiology.

Career Timeline

  • Dec 2001 – Present: Professor at Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, PL
  • Mar 1999 – Sep 2009: Senior Medical Representative, Alcon Polska SP, Wroclaw, PL
  • 2013 – 2014 -
  • 1997 – 1997: New York University, Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc., Nursing), New York, NY, US.
  • 1991 – 1995: Wroclaw Medical University, M.A Nursing, Wroclaw, PL


In 2021, Prof Uchmanowicz was the winner of the OPUS competition of the National Science Center NCN. She has also been awarded a POST-DOC grant by the European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions in 2009.

Areas of Speciality

  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Myocardial Infarction


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Articles by Izabella Uchmanowicz, Professor

Heart Failure Nurses within the Primary Care Setting

Loreena Hill, Anne McNulty, James McMahon, et al


Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2024;10:e01

Heart Failure and Problems with Frailty Syndrome: Why it is Time to Care About Frailty Syndrome in Heart Failure

Izabella Uchmanowicz, Agnieszka Młynarska, Magdalena Lisiak, et al


Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2019;5(1):37–43.

Hypertension and Frailty Syndrome in Old Age: Current Perspectives

Izabella Uchmanowicz, Anna Chudiak, Beata Jankowska-Polańska, et al

Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2017;3(2):102–7.