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Jouko Pirhonen

Jouko Pirhonen, Finnish obstetrician, educator. Certified perinatal medicine subspecialist University Turku, 1993. Recipient Ulla-Maija Mäkilä award, Finnish Gynecological Association, 1991, Seth Wichmann award, 1996. Member of Norwegian Ultrasound Association.

Background

  • Pirhonen, Jouko was born on March 29, 1957 in Siilinjärvi, Finland. Son of Teuvo and Elna Pirhonen.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Kuopio, Finland, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Ob-Gyn., University Turku, Finland, 1990.

    Career

    • Physician Open Care Center, Kouvola, Finland, 1982—1984. Resident obstetrics-gynecology Lahti Central Hospital, Finland, 1984—1987, intern surgery, 1987—1988. Resident obstetrics-gynecology University Turku, 1988—1990, maternal fetal fellow, department obstetrics-gynecology, 1990—1993, associate professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1996.

      Visiting professor, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology Yale University, New Haven, 1993—1994. Senior consultant, department obstetrics-gynecology University Lund, Malmö, Sweden, 1994—1997, associate professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1996. Chief physician, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology University Bergen, Norway, 1997—2000.

      Professor, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology University Oslo, since 2000, head and director, since 2000. Leading scientist Director Health and Social Affairs, Oslo, since 2005. 2nd lietenant Infantry.

    Major achievements

    • Certified perinatal medicine subspecialist University Turku, 1993.

    Membership

    Member of Norwegian Ultrasound Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Tiina Sassi; children: Laura Elina, Antti.
    • father: Teuvo Pirhonen
    • mother: Elna Pirhonen
    • spouse: Tiina Sassi
    • children: Laura Elina Pirhonen
    • Antti Pirhonen
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    Born March 29, 1957
    (age 60)
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    • 1981
      University Kuopio
    • 1990
      University Turku
    • 1982 - 1984
      Physician, Open Care Center
      Kouvola, Southern Finland, Finland
    • 1984 - 1987
      resident, obstetrics-gynecology Lahti Central Hospital
      Finland
    • 1990 - 1993
      resident, obstetrics-gynecology University Turku
    • 1993 - 1994
      visiting professor
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      senior, consultant
      Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden
    • 1997
      chief physician
      Norway
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