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health institute administrator

Jussi Kalervo Huttunen, Finnish health institute administrator. Specialist certified in internal medicine. Recipient Jacob Paulsen prize Nordic Insulin Foundation, Copenhagen, 1981. Member Finnish Diabetes Research Foundation (president 1985-1991), Finnish Heart Association (vice president 1990-1993, president since 1998), Finnish Cancer Association (president 1992-1995), Finnish Society Physicians (president 1996-1999).

Background

Huttunen, Jussi Kalervo was born on August 27, 1941 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Reino Tapio and Maire Tuulikki (Ahonen) Huttunen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Doctor Medical Science, University Helsinki, 1966.

Career

Researcher University Helsinki, 1963-1968. Research fellow University California, San Diego, 1968-1970. Resident University Hospital of Helsinki, 1970-1974.

Associate professor University Kuopio, Finland, 1975-1978. Director-general National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Specialist certified in internal medicine.

Membership

Member Finnish Diabetes Research Foundation (president 1985-1991), Finnish Heart Association (vice president 1990-1993, president since 1998), Finnish Cancer Association (president 1992-1995), Finnish Society Physicians (president 1996-1999).

Connections

Married Raili Annikki, June 4, 1963. Children: Kati, Outi.

father:
Reino Tapio Huttunen

mother:
Maire Tuulikki (Ahonen) Huttunen

spouse:
Raili Annikki

children:
Kati Huttunen

Outi Huttunen