Qualified physician, Kiel (Germany) University, 1984. Doctor of Medicine, Bonn (Germany) University, 1987. Specialist in pharmaceutical medicine, 1999.
Assistant physiotherapist Kinderspital, Basle, Switzerland, 1972-1974. Physiotherapist to physician hospitals and health care centers, Switzerland, Finland, 1976-1984. Physician, Department Experimental Therapeutics Sandoz, Ltd., Basle, 1984-1986, Doctor of Medicine, Department Pharmaceutical Development, Drug Delivery Systems, 1987-1990.
Doctor of Medicine, Department Clinical Research Huhtamäki Oy Leiras, Helsinki, Finland, 1990-1991, research manager, Department Clinical Research Finland, 1991-1992. Project manager, Research Department Orion Corporation, Turku, Finland, 1992-1993, head clinical unit, Medical Department Finland, 1993-1995, project manager, HRT & Urology Project Espoo, Finland, since 1995. Medical advisor, since 2002.
Member Finnish Association Pharmaceutical Physicians.
Married Pentti Kalervo Timonen, September 16, 1976. Children: Jussi, Tatu.