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educator , epidemiologist , consultant

Matti Kaarlo Hakama, Finnish epidemiologist, consultant, educator. Recipient Edgar Gentilli prize Royal College Gynecological Obstetrics, 1982, Cancer Society Finland award, 1982, Knight First Class, Order of White Rose of Finland, 1989. Ensigh Finnish Coastal Artillery, 1964-1965. Member International Union Against Cancer (council member since 1994), International Gastric Cancer Association (council member since 1995).

Background

Hakama, Matti Kaarlo was born on November 9, 1939 in Oulu, Finland. Son of Kaarlo and Kaisa (Jaakkola) Hakama.

Education

Master of Science, University of Minnesota, 1966; Doctor of Science, U. Helsinki, Finland, 1970.

Career

Actuary Finnish Cancer Registry, 1961-1963, head statistician, 1963-1971. Associate professor biometry University Helsinki, 1971-1975. Professor epidemiology University Tampere, Finland, since 1975, director Tampere Sch Public Health Finland, since 1999.

Consultant in epidemiology Finnish Cancer Registry, since 1971. Member expert advisory panel on health situation and trend assessment World Health Organization, since 1985. Research professor Finnish Cancer Institute, 1995-1997.

Supervisor division epidemiology DKFZ, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Ensigh Finnish Coastal Artillery, 1964-1965. Member International Union Against Cancer (council member since 1994), International Gastric Cancer Association (council member since 1995).

Connections

Married Pirjo Sirpoma, December 30, 1961. Children: Annamaija, Tapani, Kaarina.

father:
Kaarlo Hakama

mother:
Kaisa (Jaakkola) Hakama

spouse:
Pirjo Sirpoma

children:
Annamaija Hakama

Tapani Hakama

Kaarina Hakama