Prof. Monika Lichodziejewska-Niemierko is a head of the Peritoneal Dialysis Unit of Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland and Fresenius Nephrocare. A specialist in internal medicine, nephrology and hypertensiology. lectures for under and postgraduates, organizes PD courses for nephrology staff. As a head of Department of Palliative Medicine, she addresses an issue of symptomatic treatment and quality of life of patients with advanced diseases. Author of over 200 scientific publications.