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pathologist

Osmo JARVI, Finnish pathologist. Award 1983; Award 1986. Finnish Academy, of Science and Letters 1960; Finnish Medical Society “Lakaresallskapet” 1960, Finnish Society of Gastroenterology 1986, Finnish Society of Cytology 1987; Swedish Medical Society, Finnish Association of Pathologists; Finnish Cultural Foundation 1978.

Background

Järvi, Osmo Henrik was born on January 1, 1911 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Toivo Henrik and Helfrid Helena (Söderman-Siutila) Järvi.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1937. Postgraduate, University Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1939. Postgraduate, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 1939.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Academy Åbo, Finland, 1968. Division of Medical Sciences (honorary), University Turku, Finland, 1980. Division of Medical Sciences (honorary), University Oulu, Finland, 1983.

Career

Assistant Anatomy Department, Helsinki University 1932-1938. Assistant, Department, of Pathological Anatomy 1938-1944. Lecturer, Microscopical Anatomy, 1940-1945, Professor, of Pathological Anatomy, Turku University 1944-1977.

Dean, Faculty of Medicine 1945-1954, Rector 1954-1960. Chairman Finnish Medical Research Council 1961-1967. Chairman 1980), Finnish Medical Society “Duodecim".

Honorary; Chairman 1956-1962), Swedish Association of Pathologists, Scandinavian Association of Pathologists (Chairman 195861), Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Institute Academy, of Pathology, New York Academy, of Sciences, Cancer Association of Finland (Chair, of Delegate* 1967-1969 and 1978-1980, Chair, of Bd 75), Cancer Foundation of Finland (Chairman 1960-1966), Fellow, Int Academy, of Cytology, etc.

Achievements

  • Interest include works on secretion process and Golgi apparatus, morbid pathology of respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, especially neoplasms.

Membership

Chairman fine arts committee City of Turku, 1971-1980. Fellow Internat Academy Cytology. Member American Society Clinical Pathologists, New York Academy of Sciences, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters (chair, 1980, honorary member, 1992), Finnish Medical Society (honorary), Finnish Society Gastroenterology (honorary), Finnish Society Cytology (honorary), Finnish Otolaryngological Association (honorary), Finnish Association Pathologists (chair 1956-1962), Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Association Pathologists, Scandanavian Association Pathologists (chair 1956-1961), Pathological Society Great Britain and Ireland, International Society Pathology, Cancer Association Finland (chair 1967-1969, 78-80, chair board directors 1969-1975), Cancer Found Finland (chair 1960-1966), Finnish Cultural Found (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    The fine arts.

Connections

Married Enne-Maija Kinnunen, January 30, 1937 (deceased 1990). Children: Leena Laine, Timo Järvi, Outi Leijon, Tuuli Järvi-Nykänen.

father:
Toivo Henrik Järvi

mother:
Helfrid Helena (Söderman-Siutila) Järvi

spouse:
Enne-Maija Kinnunen

child:
Outi Leijon Järvi

child:
Timo Järvi

child:
Tuuli Järvi-Nykänen Järvi

child:
Leena Laine Järvi