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educator , Ophthalmologist

Paula Anneli Summanen, Finnish ophthalmologist, educator. Named Tutor of Year by medical students University Helsinki Faculty Medicine, 1993. Member Duodecim Society, Finnish Medical Association, Ophthalmol. Society Finland, David Livingstone Society (secretary 1988-1992), European Macula Group, Finnish Diabetes Research Society, European Association Vision and Eye Research, Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Background

Summanen, Paula Anneli was born on October 9, 1952 in Ruokolahti, Finland. Daughter of Unto Kalervo Summanen and Aino (Luukkonen) Kuukka.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, University Kuopio, Finland, 1974. Licence in medicine, University Kuopio, Finland, 1978. Doctor of Medical Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1989.

Career

Junior physician department pediatrics and cancer therapy Kotka Central Hospital, Finland, 1978-1979. Research assistant Institute Tropical Medicine, Khartoum, Democratic Republic Sudan, 1980. Resident in ophthalmology Khartoum Eye Hospital, 1981.

Research fellow King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, National Eye Survey, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1984. Resident in ophthalmology Helsinki University Eye Hospital, 1981-1983, 85-87, consultant ophthalmologist, since 1988. Clinical instructor ophthalmology University Helsinki, 1989—2001, deputy chief physician, since 2001.

Physician Espoo Health Center and Hospital, Finland, 1982.

Membership

Member Duodecim Society, Finnish Medical Association, Ophthalmol. Society Finland, David Livingstone Society (secretary 1988-1992), European Macula Group, Finnish Diabetes Research Society, European Association Vision and Eye Research, Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, arabic language and culture, poetry.

Connections

Married Tero Kivelä; 1 child, Liia Matilda Maria Kivelä.

father:
Unto Kalervo Summanen Kuukka

mother:
Aino (Luukkonen) Kuukka

spouse:
Tero Kivelä

child:
Liia Matilda Maria Kivelä Summanen