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Pediatric surgeon

Jouko Aleksi Viljanto was Finnish pediatric surgeon. Decorated Ordinis Leonidis Finlandiae 1st class, knight commanders cross Order of PKR; World Health Organization scholar, 1967; Research Council for Medicine grantee, 1974-1979, 84-85.

Background

Viljanto, Jouko Aleksi was born on January 27, 1933 in Sortavala, Finland. Son of Mikko and Klaudia (Spiridonov) Viljanto.

Education

Legitimated Physician, University Turku, Finland, 1958. DMedSci, University Turku, Finland, 1964. Specialist in Surgery, University Turku, Finland, 1966.

Specialist in Pediatric Surgery, University Turku, Finland, 1970.

Career

Assistant in medical chemistry University Turku, 1960-1963, assistant in surgery, 1963-1966, docent experimental surgery, 1969-1971, docent surgery, 1971-1976, docent surgery and pediatric surgery, 1976-1988, 90-98. Specialist surgeon Turku University Central Hospital, 1966-1968, pediatric surgeon, 1968-1976, associate chief pediatric surgery, 1976-1988, associate professor surgery, 1988-1990, chief pediatric surgery, 1990-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on experimental and clinical studies on wound healing.

Membership

Chairman Turun Laakarikeskus ja Laboratoriot Oy, 1977-1988. Member Finnish Surgical Association, Scandinavian Association Pediatric Surgeons, Docent Association Turku University (secretary 1976-1978), Finnish Association, Pediatric Surgeons (secretary 1978-1980, chairman 1991-1994, honorary 1996), Scandinavian Surgical Association, Estonian Society Pediatric Surgeons (honorary), Wound Healing Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Research in wound healing.

Connections

Married Raili Mirja Torila, June 20, 1959. 1 child, Tanja.

father:
Mikko Viljanto

mother:
Klaudia (Spiridonov) Viljanto

spouse:
Raili Mirja Torila

child:
Tanja Viljanto