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Psychiatrist

Matti Edvard Virkkunen, Finnish psychiatrist. Grantee, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/National Institutes of Health, 1987-1998. Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Virkkunen, Matti Edvard was born on March 23, 1943 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Aarne Edvard and Isa Johanna Virkkunen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1969. Division of Medical Sciences, University of Helsinki, 1974.

Career

Resident in psychiatry Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, 1970—1975, head department forensic psychiatry, since 1975, associate professor and professor in psychiatry, 1992—1996, professor in forensic psychiatry, since 1996. Editor Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, Denmark, 1997—2003, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, since 1991. Editorial advisor or referee for many international research journals.

Distinguished Service Medal IV text revision advisor American Psychological Association, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Sirkku Vanamo Voutilainen, May 13, 1967. Children: Mikko Edvard Snellman, Antti Juhani Snellman, Milja Marjaana.

father:
Aarne Edvard

mother:
Isa Johanna Virkkunen

spouse:
Sirkku Vanamo Voutilainen

child:
Milja Marjaana Virkkunen

child:
Antti Juhani Snellman Virkkunen

child:
Mikko Edvard Snellman Virkkunen