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DrJUHANA ELJAS IDANPAAN-HEIKKILA

Background

  • IDANPAAN-HEIKKILA, DrJUHANA ELJAS was born on July 1, 1937 in Pihtipudas, Finland.

  • Education

    • University of Helsinki, 1959-1966, Doctor ol Medicine, 1963-1967, Doctor of Philosophy, 1967-1972, Docent. Spoken languages: English, Swedish, Finnish.

    Career

    • Association Director, Division of Drug Management & Policies, World Health Organization since 1990. Chief Medical Officer, Drug Safety & Efficacy Evaluation, National Board of Health, Finland, 1989-1990, 1984-1987, 1971-1981. Senior Advisor, United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control, Vienna, 1988-1989.

      Visiting Scientist, Centre for Drugs & Biologies, United States Food & Drug Administration, 1982-1983. Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, 1972-1990, Scientist & Lecturer, 1963-1968, Department of Pharmacology, University of Helsinki, Finland. Visiting Professor, Psychopharmacology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, United States of America, 1968-1969.

      Assistant Physician, Department of Internal Medical, Helsinki University Central Hospital, 1966-1968.

    Personality

    Interests

    Efficacy and safety of medicines. Consumption and rational use of medicines. Classical music (Beethoven), photography, building/constructing.

    Connections

    • Spouse Ulla, National of Finland.
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    Born July 1, 1937
    Nationality

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