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Medical educator

Marja Leena Katila, Finnish medical educator. Certified respiratory diseases and clinical microbiology. President European Society Mycobacteriology, 1993—1994; Member Zonta International Club, European Society Microbiology, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, American Society for Microbiology, European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (European council), Council Finnish Lung Health Association.

Background

Katila, Marja Leena was born on October 26, 1939 in Kuopio, Finland. Daughter of Edvart and Ida Raatikainen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Turku University, Finland, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Kuopio University, Finland, 1979.

Career

Consultant, assistant head department respiratory diseases Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, 1972—1977. Assistant head. department clinical microbiology University Hospital, Finland, 1980-1998, head department clinical microbiology, 1999—2003. Technical laboratory expert Finnish Lung Health Association, since 1997, council member, since 2008, Finnish Antitubercular Foundation, 2000.

Board directors Tuberculosis Control Group, Finland. Advisory committee communicable diseases Ministry Social Affairs and Health, Finland, 1995—2004. Program secretary International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, 1994—1997, chair section bacteriology and immunology, 1998—1999.

Specialist respiratory diseases Medical Board Finland, since 1972, specialist clinical microbiology, since 1980. Associate professor Kuopio University, since 1991. Thematic working group for Tuberculosis information network and QC World Health Organization-Ministry Health, Russian Federation, 1999—2002.

Consultant National Tuberculosis Programs, Estonia, 1998—2004, Karelia, Russian Federation, 1999—2005, St. Petersburg, Russia, since 2001. Member stop Tuberculosis working group on MDR-tuberculosis World Health Organization, 2004—2008, member infection control sub-group, 2006—2008.

Achievements

  • Certified respiratory diseases and clinical microbiology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • National editor: APMIS, 1999—2003.

Membership

President European Society Mycobacteriology, 1993—1994. Member Zonta International Club, European Society Microbiology, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, American Society for Microbiology, European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (European council), Council Finnish Lung Health Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, literature, history.

Connections

Married Touko Katila. Married 1963; children: Päivi, Lisbeth, Antti-Jussi.

father:
Edvart Raatikainen

mother:
Ida Raatikainen

spouses:
Touko Katila

1963

children:
Päivi Katila

Lisbeth Katila

Antti-Jussi Katila