Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1994. Diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2000.
Fellow in pediatrics Hospital Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, 1995—2001. Specialist in pediatrics University Helsinki, 2001, specialist in pediatrics rheumatology, 2006. Researcher, fellow pediatrics rheumatology Rheumatism Foundation Hospital, Heinola, Finland, 2002—2005.
Researcher, fellow in pediatric rheumatology Hospital Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, 2005—2006. Chief pediatrician Lohja Regional Hospital, Finland, since 2006.
Member of Periatric Rheumatology European Society, Finnish Christian Medical Society, The Finnish Pediatric Society.
Married Teemu Tynjälä, December 30, 2001.