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Erkki Lauri Matias Koivisto Edit Profile

educator , Radiologist

Erkki Lauri Matias Koivisto, Finnish radiologist, educator. Certified radiologist, Finland. Recipient Silver medal, Turku University Heart Center, 1987.

Background

Koivisto, Erkki Lauri Matias was born on January 19, 1927 in Seinäjoki, Finland. Son of Lauri Eemil and Oili Siviä (Jatkola) Koivisto.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1951. Bachelor Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, University Turku, Finland, 1959.

Doctor of Science in Medicine, University Oulu, Finland, 1969.

Career

Research assistant, Wenner-Gren Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Stockholm, 1959; resident in radiology, Turku U. Hospital, 1960-1961; sales manager, L. Koiviston Autoliike Oy, Seinäjoki, 1964-1966; director Medical Office of Health, Insurance District Western Finland, Seinäjoki, 1964-1966; assistant instructor in radiology, U. Oulu, 1967; associate professor roentgenology, U. Oulu, 1967-1970, 72-78; professor diagnostic radiology, U. Tampere, Finland, 1978-1990; assistant professor diagnostic radiology, U. Tampere, Finland, since 1990; chief department diagnostic radiology, Tampere U. Center Hospital, 1978-1990. Member of advisory board on radiation safety of patients, Medical Board Finland, 1975-1984. Member Finnish Board Examiners in Radiology, 1979-1990.

Member editorialbd., Diagnostic Imaging in Clinical Medicine, 1976-1986, Frontiers in European Radiology, 1982-1989, Acta Radiologica Portuguesa, since 1989. Member of advisory board, Product Comparison System, McGraw-Hill, since 1984. Member organizing committee, World Medical Association Congress, Helsinki, 1964.

Trustee, Union Bank of Finland, Tampere.

Achievements

  • Certified radiologist, Finland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books and articles on diagnostic radiology.

Membership

Chairman Seinäjoki City Tourist Board, 1962-1965. Board directors, SeinäjokiBus. College, 1966-1968, Tampere U. Language Center, 1986-1988.

Member Radiological Society Finland (Sakari Mustakallio medal 1987), European Association Radiology (Boris Rajewski medal 1989), Deutsche Academy Naturforscher Leopoldina, Finnish Medical Association, Swedish Society Medical Radiology, Deutsche Röntgengescellschaft, Polish Society Medical Radiology, Gesellschaft Medizinische Radiologie German Democratic Republic, Finnish Society Technology Assessment in Health Care, Medical Information Society Finland, Union International Cinema d'Amateurs (Gold medal 1979), Radiological Society Finland (honorary), Scandinavian Association of Radiology (honorary), Polish Society Radiology (honorary), German Society Radiology (honorary), Soviet Union Society Radiology (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: accordion music, cinematography, photography.

Connections

Married Helena Kaasila, March 25, 1954. Children: Inkeri, Anna-Leena, Kaisu, Maria.

father:
Lauri Eemil Koivisto

mother:
Oili Siviä (Jatkola) Koivisto

spouse:
Helena Kaasila

child:
Anna-Leena Koivisto

child:
Maria Koivisto

child:
Inkeri Koivisto

child:
Kaisu Koivisto