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Taina Solveig Nieminen-von Wendt Edit Profile

Neurologist , Pediatrician , researcher

Taina Solveig Nieminen-von Wendt, Finnish pediatrician, neurologist, researcher. Achievements include research in neuropsychiatric disorders especially in Asperger syndrome. Board member Finnish Autism and Asperger Society, Helsinki, 2000—2004; chairman Finnish Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-Center, 2004—2008.

Background

Wendt, Taina Solveig Nieminen-von was born on November 21, 1960 in Lappajärvi, Finland. Daughter of Pertti and Anne-Cathrine Nieminen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine with honors, University Oulu, Finland, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Central Hospital Helsinki, Finland, 2005.

Career

Locum physician Central Hospital Vaasa, Finland, 1988—1990. Assistant physician Oulu University Central Hospital, 1991—1994. Physician child neurology University Central Hospital Helsinki, 1994—2005, postgraduate researcher, 2005.

Leading physician NeuroMental, Neuropsychiatric Clinic, since 1999. Locum adolescent psychiatry Hospital Jorvi, Espoo, Finland, 2005—2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in neuropsychiatric disorders especially in Asperger syndrome.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Board member Finnish Autism and Asperger Society, Helsinki, 2000—2004. Chairman Finnish Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-Center, 2004—2008.

Connections

Life partner Lennart Olof Willehad von Wendt, August 3, 2001. 1 child Alexandra Cicilia Cathrine von Wendt.

father:
Pertti Nieminen

mother:
Anne-Cathrine Nieminen