During an international conference organised annually on the World AIDS Day, JU psychiatrist Stanisław Żołądek was awared with a Red Ribbon, a distinction presented to individuals known for outstanding contribution to either the improvement of the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS or preventive health care measures related to HIV and AIDS introduced in Poland.
Stanisław Żołądek specialises in psychiatry. He is also a cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist in training. He graduated from the Jagiellonian University Medical College Faculty of Medicine. Since 2015, his professional career is tied to Psychiatry Clinical Department for Adults, Children and Youth of the University Hospital in Kraków. For over 12 years, he has studied issues related to HIV. He provides training opportunities as well as support groups for HIV positive people and their close ones. He actively works for the benefit of safe and anonymous HIV testing stations in Kraków and Rzeszów. He is a certified advisor of the Polish National AIDS Centre.
Stanisław Żołądek is an employee of the JU MC Chair in Psychiatry Department of Family Therapy and Psychosomatics. Previously, he has worked at the Section for Sexology, where he still conducts his research and teaching activities. He is a member of the Polish Society for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology and the Polish AIDS Society.