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Emeritus Professor , Senior research scientist

Matti Lauri Sillanpää, Finnish former professor of child neurology, currently (2015) senior research scientist

Background

Sillanpää, Matti Lauri was born August 4, 1936 in Noormarkku, Finland. Son of Lauri Herman and Elma Sylvia (Wahlroos) S.

1962 Authorized Physician

1962-1967 General Practitioner

1967 Specialist in Pediatrics

1969 Specialist in Pediatric Neurology

1976-1990 Associate Professor of Public Health

1990-2001 Full-time Professor of Pediatric Neurology

2001-Currently (2015) Full-time Senior Research Scientist

Achievements

  • Holder of the first full-time university professor's chair in Scandinavia

    Founder of the national Finnish Epilepsy Research Foundation

    Founder of the national Finnish Association for Orofacial Therapy

    Research Scientist for more than 50 years, since 1961 and present (2015)

Works

  • books

    • Mainly on Child Neurology

Membership

  • Finnish Association Physicians

  • Scandinavian Pediatric Association

  • International Child Neurology Association

  • PEDEKOS: International Academy for Children with Special Needs (secretary 1977?Co, silver badge of merit 1986)

  • Acta Neurol Scand (editorial board 1990)

  • Pediatr Neurol (editorial board 1991)

  • National Epilepsy Association Finland

  • Rotary (president Samppalinna chapter 1981-82)

    1981 - 1982

  • Fraternitas 68 Lodge.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, clubs

Connections

Spouse Pirjo Kaarina Huida, October 30, 1964.

father:
Lauri

mother:
Elma