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pediatrician

Jaakko Pentti Perheentupa, Finnish pediatrician. Decorated Commander Order of Finnish Lion; recipient Rosén von Rosenstein medal and lecture University Uppsala, 1994.

Background

Perheentupa, Jaakko Pentti was born on March 7, 1934 in Eurajoki, Finland. Son of Antti and Suoma (Wikström) Perheentupa.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1959. Doctor Medical Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967. Pediatrician, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967.

Pediatric Endocrinologist, University Helsinki, Finland, 1979.

Career

Resident, Children's Hospital/University Helsinki, 1963-1966; director, Children's Hospital/University Helsinki, since 1984; associate professor, University Helsinki, 1973-1984; professor, University Helsinki, since 1984; chairman pediatrics, University Helsinki, 1984-1993; fellow in pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, Baltimore, 1966-1968. Visiting associate, professor pediatrics University California Medical School, Los Angeles, 1982-1983.

Membership

Contributor articles to professional journals. Member Endocrinol. Society Finland (honorary), Estonian Pediatric Association (honorary), European Society Pediatric Endocrinology (president 1981-1982), Finnish Pediatric Association (honorary, president 1989-1992), Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Finnish Dental Society (correspondent), Deutsche Gesellschaft Kinderheilkunde (correspondent member).

Connections

Married Tuula Bäckman, June 19, 1964. Children: Antti, Aaro, Laura, Ilkka, Inna.

father:
Antti Perheentupa

mother:
Suoma (Wikström) Perheentupa

spouse:
Tuula Bäckman

child:
Aaro Perheentupa

child:
Inna Perheentupa

child:
Laura Perheentupa

child:
Ilkka Perheentupa

child:
Antti Perheentupa