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humanitarian educator

Hannu Kalevi Penttinen, Finnish humanitarian educator. Certified Educational Commission Foreign Medical Graduates. Recipient Educationist of Year award, 1997. Trustee Finnish Children and Youth Foundation, since 2001; Member Finnish Medical Association, Finnish Brain Research Society, Federation Family Care Association (president 1988-1991), Association Aseman Lapset ry (board directors 1990-1993, since 2005).

Background

Penttinen, Hannu Kalevi was born on September 17, 1948 in Tuusula, Finland. Son of Kalevi Gunnar and Ina Marjatta (Pensala) Penttinen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1974. DrMedSci, University Helsinki, 1981.

Career

Assistant University Helsinki, 1972-1977. Medical officer Helsinki Health Bureau, 1978-1989, since 2005, associate senior physician, 1984-1986. Managing director Medical Advisory Service Ltd., Helsinki, since 1989.

Director Aseman Lapset ry, 1993—2004. Chief editor Citari Magazine, Helsinki, 1993-1999.

Achievements

  • Certified Educational Commission Foreign Medical Graduates.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief: Magazin Asemanlapset, 2000-2004. Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee Finnish Children and Youth Foundation, since 2001. Member Finnish Medical Association, Finnish Brain Research Society, Federation Family Care Association (president 1988-1991), Association Aseman Lapset ry (board directors 1990-1993, since 2005).

Connections

Married Merja Kaarina Mäkinen, September 3, 1983. Children: Milja, Samu, Viivi.

father:
Kalevi Gunnar Penttinen

mother:
Ina Marjatta (Pensala) Penttinen

spouse:
Merja Kaarina Mäkinen

children:
Milja Penttinen

Samu Penttinen

Viivi Penttinen