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Dental educator

Eino Juhani Honkala, Finnish dental educator. Specialist in dental public health, National Board Health. Research grantee Academy of Finland, 1985, 97. Active Health Authority Board, Kuopio, 1981-1984, Finnish Board of Universities, Finland, 1975-1980; member Council Union University Researchers, 1981. Member of Finnish Dental Society (honorary).

Background

Honkala, Eino Juhani was born on October 18, 1945 in Elimaki, Finland. Son of Mikko Frans and Mirja Serafina (Kotiranta) Honkala.

Education

Latter Day Saints, University Helsinki, 1974. Doctor in Odontology, University Kuopio, Finland, 1984. Docent in Preventive Dentistry, University Kuopio, Finland, 1985.

Master of Science, London Hospital Medical College, 1986. Docent in Cariology, University Helsinki, 1993. DDPH, Royal College Surgeons England.

Career

Professor preventive community dentistry University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1986—1988. Associate professor cariology University Kuopio, Finland, 1986—1995. Associate professor health education University Jyvaskyla, 1990—1991.

Professor cariology University Helsinki, 1995—1996, associate professor dental infectious diseases, 1996—1998. Professor dental public health Kuwait University, 1999—2006, vice-dean research and student affairs, 1999—2006, since 2009, professor dental public health. Professor clinical odontology University Tromsø, Norway, 2006—2007.

Professor community dentistry University Turku, Finland, 2007—2009. Visiting professor pediatrics dentistry University Minnesota, 1994. Member senate University Dar es Salaam, 1987—1988.

Member council University Kuopio, 1992—1994. Director Helsinki International Institute Oral Health. President European Association Dental Public Health, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Specialist in dental public health, National Board Health.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Pedodontics, 1984. Member editorial board: Tanzanian Dental Journal, since 1995, Medical Principals and Practice, 1999—2005, Community Dental Oral Epidemiology, 2002-2004. Member editorial board Dental Forum, since 2003, Pakistan Dental Journal, since 2003, African Journal Oral Health, since 2004, Oral Health Dental Management in Black Sea Countries, since 2007.

      Associate editor: Community Dental Health, 2001-2005.

Membership

Active Health Authority Board, Kuopio, 1981-1984, Finnish Board of Universities, Finland, 1975-1980. Member Council Union University Researchers, 1981. Member of Finnish Dental Society (honorary).

Connections

Children: Otto, Nora.

father:
Mikko Frans Honkala

mother:
Mirja Serafina (Kotiranta) Honkala

child:
Otto Honkala

child:
Nora Honkala