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Pediatric cardiology educator

Erkki Juhani Pesonen, Finnish pediatric cardiology educator. Recipient Young Investigators award Finnish Cardiac Society, 1973, medal for successful research in cardiology University Turku, Finland, 1993. Member of Swedish Pediatrics Society (secretary 2002-2003), Association European Pediatrics Cardiology (council 1997—2000), Finnish Cardiac Society (assistant secretary 1989-1990, secretary 1992-1993).

Background

Pesonen, Erkki Juhani was born on March 29, 1943 in Helsinki, Finland. Arrived in Sweden, 1996. Son of Heikki K. and Annikki Anita (Schulz) Pesonen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1970. Doctor in Medical Sciences, Helsinki University, 1974.

Career

Resident in pediatrics University Helsinki, 1974-1976, 78-80. Pediatric cardiology fellow University California, San Francisco, 1976-1977, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1977-1978. Consultant pediatrics cardiology University Hospital, Helsinki, 1980-1993, docent in pediatrics cardiology, since 1984, chief pediatrics cardiology, 1993-1996.

Professor pediatrics cardiology Lund (Sweden) University, since 1996.

Membership

Member of Swedish Pediatrics Society (secretary 2002-2003), Association European Pediatrics Cardiology (council 1997—2000), Finnish Cardiac Society (assistant secretary 1989-1990, secretary 1992-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Marathon running.

Connections

Married Irma T. Vesalainen. Children: Juha, Marjut.

father:
Heikki K. Pesonen

mother:
Annikki Anita (Schulz) Pesonen

spouse:
Irma T. Vesalainen

children:
Juha Pesonen

Marjut Pesonen