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Biochemistry educator

Pekka Heikki Maenpaa, Finnish biochemistry educator. Member Association Finnish Chemists (Heikki Suomalainen award l987), Academy Finland (council natural science l983-88, research council for environmental and natural resources 1995-1997).

Background

Maenpaa, Pekka Heikki was born on June 6, 1939 in Tampere, Finland. Son of Heikki Artturi and Kerttu Elisabet (Paasikoski) Maenpaa.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1966. Division of Medical Sciences, University Helsinki, 1968.

Career

Research fellow, State Alcohol Company, Helsinki, l962-64; instructor, U. Helsinki, l964-66; lecturer, U. Helsinki, l970-72, 73-74; chief clinical laboratory, Children's Hospital, Helsinki, l966-67; postdoctoral fellow, Stanford (California) U., l968-70; research associate, Stanford (California) U., l972-73; professor biochemistry, U. Kuopio, Finland, l974-; department chairman biochemistry and biotechnology, U. Kuopio, Finland, l980-; dean faculty general biology, U. Kuopio, Finland, l984-85. Visiting professor University of California, Irvine, l977, Stanford University, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over l50 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Association Finnish Chemists (Heikki Suomalainen award l987), Academy Finland (council natural science l983-88, research council for environmental and natural resources 1995-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: rehabilitation of brain damaged children.

Connections

Married A. Mirjam Piironen, 1959 (divorced 1988). Children: Petri, Johanna. Married Leena Kirkkomäki, 1989.

1 child, Louhi.

father:
Heikki Artturi Maenpaa

mother:
Kerttu Elisabet (Paasikoski) Maenpaa

spouses:
A. Mirjam Piironen

Leena Kirkkomäki

children:
Petri Maenpaa

Johanna Maenpaa

Louhi Maenpaa