Consultant Psychiatrist; Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychology, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland
MD (1996) and PhD in Medical Sciences (2000) – both at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland; Master Practitioner for Eating Disorders and Obesity (2010)
Prof. Kucharska was a Visiting Research Fellow (2000) and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London, UK (2002–2003). During her stay in the UK, she also worked, among others, as Assistant Professor and Consultant Psychiatrist at Cardiff Medical School (2004–2007) and at Hull York Medical School (2007–2012). Prof. Kucharska was also Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation (2012) and of the Department of Neuroses, Personality Disorders, and Eating Disorders (2014–2019) at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw.
Main research interests: clinical affective and social cognitive neuroscience, social cognition and neurocognition in mental disorders, genetics of mental disorders, eating disorders. Author and co-author of 4 books, 9 book chapters and numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.