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Jouko Pirhonen

educator , obstetrician

Jouko Pirhonen, Finnish obstetrician, educator. Certified perinatal medicine subspecialist University Turku, 1993. Recipient Ulla-Maija Mäkilä award, Finnish Gynecological Association, 1991, Seth Wichmann award, 1996. Member of Norwegian Ultrasound Association.

Background

Pirhonen, Jouko was born on March 29, 1957 in Siilinjärvi, Finland. Son of Teuvo and Elna Pirhonen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Kuopio, Finland, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Ob-Gyn., University Turku, Finland, 1990.

Career

Physician Open Care Center, Kouvola, Finland, 1982—1984. Resident obstetrics-gynecology Lahti Central Hospital, Finland, 1984—1987, intern surgery, 1987—1988. Resident obstetrics-gynecology University Turku, 1988—1990, maternal fetal fellow, department obstetrics-gynecology, 1990—1993, associate professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1996.

Visiting professor, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology Yale University, New Haven, 1993—1994. Senior consultant, department obstetrics-gynecology University Lund, Malmö, Sweden, 1994—1997, associate professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1996. Chief physician, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology University Bergen, Norway, 1997—2000.

Professor, division maternal fetal medicine, department obstetrics-gynecology University Oslo, since 2000, head and director, since 2000. Leading scientist Director Health and Social Affairs, Oslo, since 2005. 2nd lietenant Infantry.

Achievements

  • Certified perinatal medicine subspecialist University Turku, 1993.

Membership

Member of Norwegian Ultrasound Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, travel.

Connections

Married Tiina Sassi; children: Laura Elina, Antti.

father:
Teuvo Pirhonen

mother:
Elna Pirhonen

spouse:
Tiina Sassi

children:
Laura Elina Pirhonen

Antti Pirhonen