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toxicologist

Kai Markus Savolainen, Finnish Toxicologist. Diplomate American Board Toxicology; License Medical National Board of Health, Finland. Recipient Fogarty fellowship National Institutes of Health, 1985.

Background

Savolainen, Kai Markus was born on June 4, 1950 in Copenhagen. Son of Vilho Päiviö and Aino (Peltonen) Savolainen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1976. Doctor of Science in Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Toxicology, University Kansas, 1987.

Career

Scientist Finnish Institute Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland, 1977-1978, professor head department industrial hygiene and toxicology Finland, since 1998. Instructor University Helsinki, 1979-1981. Associate professor toxicology University Kuopio, Finland, 1982, acting professor Finland, 1991, professor environmental science Finland, 1995, professor toxicology, head department pharmaceutical toxicology Finland, 1996-1998.

Senior scientist National Public Health Institute, Finland, 1982-1987, department head Finland, 1987-1995. Senior scholar Academy Finland, Finland, 1989-1990. Fogarty fellow University Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 1985-1987.

Adviser, consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, Copenhagen, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, since 1982. Council for evaluation hazards of chemical substances Government of Finland, Helsinki, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Toxicology. License Medical National Board of Health, Finland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author various books. Member editorial board Human Experimental Toxicology, 1993, Scand. Journal Work, Environment and Health, Journal Occupational Health, since 1999, Journal Applied Toxicology, since 1999, Toxic Substance Mechanisms, since 1999.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Finnish Society Toxicology (president 1991-1992), International Union of Toxicology (executive committee 1989-1998, secretary-general 1992-1998), International Council Laboratory Animal Sciences (executive committee since 1995), International Council Laboratory Animal Science (executive committee since 1995), International Neurotoxicology Association (president 1998-1999, past president since 1999), European Union Scientific Committees, Academy Toxicol. Sciences, American Board Toxicology, Society Toxicology, Society for Neurosci, Eurotox.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, history, politics, art, jogging.

Connections

Married Irene Julia Wichmann, August 12, 1994. Children: Eeva, Ilmavi. Children from previous marriage: Ville Ilmari, Anna Inari.

father:
Vilho Päiviö Savolainen

mother:
Aino (Peltonen) Savolainen

spouse:
Irene Julia Wichmann

child:
Eeva Savolainen

child:
Ilmavi Savolainen