Log In

Pekka Juha Häyry Edit Profile

immunologist , transplant surgeon

Pekka Juha Häyry, Finnish transplant surgeon, immunologist.

Background

Hayry, Pekka Juha was born on December 13, 1939 in Vihti, Finland. Son of Olavi K. and Aili (Harjula) Hayry.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki (Finland), 1965, Doctor of Philosophy, 1966. Postdoctoral fellow Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, 1967-1970. Resident in surgery U. Helsinki Hospital, 1971-1973, associate chief surgery, 1973-1979.

Assistant professor immunology U. Helsinki, 1970-1979. Assistant professor surgery U. Oulu, Finland, 1973-1979. Professor transplantation surgery and immunology U. Helsinki and Helsinki U. Central Hospital, 1979.

Visiting professor U. Rene Descartes, Paris, 1974, Duke U., 1977, U. North Carolina, 1977, U. Adelaide, Australia, 1981.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, 1967-1970. Resident in surgery University Helsinki Hospital, 1971-1973. Assistant professor immunology University Helsinki, 1970-1979, University Oulu, Finland, 1973-1979.

Professor transplantation surgery and immunology University Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, since 1979. Professor clinical surgery and pathology University Calgary, Canada, since 2002. Visiting professor University Rene Descartes, Paris, 1974, Duke University, 1977, University North Carolina, 1977, University Adelaide, Australia, 1981.

Served to 1st lt Finnish Army Med Corps, 1960-1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to profl jours.

Membership

Served to First lieutenant Finnish Medical Corps, 1960-1961, 95. Member Finnish Academy Sciences and Lettres, Scandinavian Society Immunology (board directors 1980-1985), American Association Immunologists, American Society Transplant Surgeons, International Society Heart Transplantation, The Transplantation Society (vice president 1988-1990, councillor 1992-1994, president-elect 1994-1996, president 1996), International Society Nephrology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Equestrian sports, sheep breeding, forestry.

Connections

Son of Olavi K and Aili (Harjula) Häyry. 1 child Valtteri.

father:
Olavi K. Hayry

mother:
Aili (Harjula) Hayry

child:
Valtteri Hayry