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Pharmacologist , toxicologist and educator

Pauli Ylitalo, Finnish pharmacologist, toxicologist and educator. Grantee Academy of Finland, 1986-1991, Ministry of Defense of Finland, 1986-1991.


Ylitalo, Pauli was born on April 27, 1944 in Lavia, Finland. Son of Heikki and Saima (Kesti) Ylitalo.


Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Finland, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1973. Docent in Pharmacology, University Helsinki, Finland, 1975.

Docent in Clinical Pharmacology, University Tampere, Finland, 1986.


Research associate University Helsinki, 1970-1972, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1973-1974. Chief assistant University Tampere, 1974-1982, professor clinical pharmacology, 1992—2005, director Medical School, 2001—2004. Professor toxicology University Kuopio, Finland, 1983-1992.

Specialist physician Tampere University Hospital, 1980-1983, head physician in clinical pharmacology, 1992—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Clinical Pharmacology, 1994, The Century of Healthcare, 1998, Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, 2002, 30-year War of Medical Faculty, 2003, Proceedings of 10th Int Congress Toxicology, 2005, International Edit Board British Journal Clinical Pharmacol since 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Finnish Society Clinical Pharmacology (president 2000-2002), Finnish Medical Society (board directors 1999-2001), Tampere Medical Society (honorary)(secretary-general 1980-1981, vice president 1996-1997, president 1998-1999), Finnish Society Toxicology (honorary)(vice president 1988-1989, president 1990-1991), Finnish Pharmacol. Society (vice president 1989-1993, president 1994-1997), Solemn Confirment of Academy Degrees University Tampere (head officer 1982, chief marshall 1992).


Married Liisa Holma, 1966. 1 child, Ritva.

Heikki Ylitalo

Saima (Kesti) Ylitalo

Liisa Holma

Ritva Ylitalo