Physician, University Kuopio, Finland, 1984. Doctor of Medicine, University Kuopio, Finland, 1990. Docent in Cytometry, University Kuopio, Finland, 1992.
General practitioner, Finland, 1982-1990; researcher, U. Kuopio, since 1987; docent, senior lecturer, U. Kuopio, since 1992; assistant chief physician, City of Kuopio, since 1993. Referee in several cancer journals. Lecturer scientific meetings in field, Europe, since 1989.
Treasurer North-Savo Medical Association, Kuopio, 1994-1997, president since 1997. Member Finnish Medical Association (Duodecim board directors since 1999), Finnish Cytometric Society, Breast Cancer Research Group.
Married Sirpa Helena Aaltomaa, December 20, 1994. Children: Olli Matias, Leevi Oskari, Siiri Serafiina.