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Clinical pharmacology educator

Pentti Johannes Peltola, clinical pharmacology educator.

Background

Peltola, Pentti Johannes was born on October 30, 1918.

Career

Clinical pharmacology educator. B. Ilmajoki, Finland, October 30, 1918. Son of Viljo T. and Kaisa M. (Latikka) P.

Married Ziricli Freja Nikkinen, April 22, 1951 (deceased 1970). Children– Outi Inkeri, Riitta Sinikka. Married Leena Liisa Wallenius, June 16, 1973.

Master of Arts, University Helsinki, 1945. Specialist in internal medical, 1948, in pharmacology, 1952, reader in internal medicine, 1962, specialist clinical pharmacology, 1966. Assistant department pharmacology Kivela Hospital, Helsinki, 1945-1951, assistant department internal medicine, 1945-1956, chief physician, 1957-1971.

Professor clinical pharmacology University Helsinki, since 1971. Co-author numerous medical books. Member editorial board International Journal Clinical Pharmacology, since 1967, Journal International Medical Research, since 1973.

Contributor articles to professional journals. Head administration Veterans Hospital, Kauniala, since 1953. Member council Prosthesis Foundation, since 1953, Kaskisaari Rehabilitation Center, since 1958.

Served to captain Medical Corps, Finnish Armed Forces, 1938-1944. Member Finnish Pharmaceutical Society (secretary 1949-1958), Finnish Rheumatol. Association (secretary 1953-1967), Scandinavian Clinical Pharmacologists (chairman Finnish section since 1975), International Society Internal Medicine, Royal Society Medicine (England), European Thyroid Association (founding member), European Society Clinical Investigation (founding member), New York Academy of Sciences Lutheran.