Robert Flisiak is a head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology of the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland. He earned his medical education at the Medical University of Bialystok, and completed training there in internal medicine (1988) and infectious diseases (1991). In 1991-92 he completed research training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Professor Flisiak has been focussed on pathogenesis of liver diseases, non-invasive biomarkers of liver injury and innovative therapies for HBV and HCV infections. He published over 400 papers. He was the Dean of Medical Faculty (2005-2008) and vice-Rector (2008-2012) of Medical University of Bialystok. Professor Robert Flisiak is the past President of the Polish Association for the Study of Liver, current Vicepresident of Polish Association of Epidemiologists and Infectiologists, and current President of the Central European Hepatologic Collaboration.