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physician

Eero Olavi Niskanen, Finnish, American physician. Research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1981-1991, American Cancer Society, 1982-1985, 88, Finnish Cancer Society, 1994-1996. Member Finnish Medical Society, American Society of Hematology, European Hematology Association.

Background

Niskanen, Eero Olavi was born on June 8, 1942 in Tampere, Finland. Son of Kauko Olavi and Maria Salomaa Niskanen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1967.

Career

Resident, U. Helsinki, 1968-1970, 72-75; specialist physician, U. Helsinki, since 1991; research fellow, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Boston, 1970-1972; visiting scholar, University of California at Los Angeles, 1976-1979; associate professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1979-1991. Medical director clinical laboratories University of Virginia, 1980-1991. Consultant Veterans Administration Hospitals,1980-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor, author: Fundamentals of Clinical Hematology, 1987. Editorial board Stem Cells, 1988-1995. Inventor hematopoietic factors.

Membership

Member Finnish Medical Society, American Society of Hematology, European Hematology Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, enology, traveling.

Connections

Married Raili Orvokki Vuorinen, April 6, 1971 (divorced June 1994). 1 child, Noora.

father:
Kauko Olavi

mother:
Maria Salomaa Niskanen

spouse:
Raili Orvokki Vuorinen

child:
Noora Niskanen