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neurology educator

Hilkka Sirkku Soininen, Finnish neurology educator. Specialist in neurology. Member Finnish Medical Association, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Brain Research Society Finland, Finnish Neurological Society, Finnish Alzheimer Research Society, Society Neurosci., American Academy Neurology.

Background

Soininen, Hilkka Sirkku was born on August 28, 1950 in Kuopio, Finland. Daughter of Veikko Sulo and Aino Elina (Varinen) Koponen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kuopio, 1981.

Career

Private practice City of Hamina, Hamina, Finland, 1975-1977. Acting department physician Kuopio University Central Hospital, 1978-1981, chief physician, since 1987. Teaching assistant neurological department Kuopio University, 1981-1987, acting associate professor neurology medical faculty, 1987-1988, acting professor neurology, 1989-1990, 95-99, acting professor geriatrics, 1992, professor neurology, since 2000.

Junior researcher Academy Finland, 1988-1991, 92-95. Visiting professor departments psychiatry and pharmacology Southern Illinois University School Medicine, Springfield, 1988-1989. Health research council Academy Finland, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Specialist in neurology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books. Reviewer in field.

Membership

Member Finnish Medical Association, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Brain Research Society Finland, Finnish Neurological Society, Finnish Alzheimer Research Society, Society Neurosci., American Academy Neurology.

Connections

Married Heikki Kalevi Soininen, April 30, 1971. Children: Katja, Petro, Ville-Veikko.

father:
Veikko Sulo Koponen

mother:
Aino Elina (Varinen) Koponen

spouse:
Heikki Kalevi Soininen

children:
Katja Soininen

Petro Soininen

Ville-Veikko Soininen