Management
The Faculty is led by the dean. The dean selects vice-deans to support him or her in the development of the Faculty, the implementation of the Strategic Plan of the University and the promotion of interdepartmental cooperation as determined by the dean.

During the operating period 2018–2021, the Faculty had three vice-deans, whose primary responsibility areas encompassed research, teaching and community relations.

The Faculty Council is a multimember administrative body. Under the direction of the dean, the Faculty Council enhances the overall operations of the Faculty in accordance with the University’s operational and financial targets, the Strategic Plan of the University and the Faculty’s target programme. In addition, the Faculty has various kinds of committees, boards and work groups.

The administrative bodies of units include the director of unit, the deputy director of unit, and the steering group. The director of unit is in charge of the unit operations.

Dean

Professor Risto Renkonen

Dean Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
Professor of Glycobiology
Clinical Microbiology, Helsinki University Hospital
Fields of science:  Biomedicine, Cancers

Faculty of Medicine
Haartmaninkatu 8 (P.O. Box 63)
00014 University of Helsinki
risto.renkonen@helsinki.fi
tel. +358 (0) 294125110

Secretary Päivi Mulari-Matikainen

Haartman institute, 4th floor
Haartmaninkatu 3 (P.O. Box 21)
00014 University of Helsinki
paivi.mulari-matikainen@helsinki.fi
tel. +358 (0) 294126414
gsm. +358 (0) 504482794

Vice-Dean

Vice-Dean in charge of Academic Affair

Professor Tiina Paunio

Fields of science: Basic Medicine, Clinical medicine, Neurosciences

Faculty of Medicine
Clinicum, Department of Psychiatry
Välskärinkatu 12 (P.O. Box 22)
00014 University of Helsinki
tiina.paunio@helsinki.fi

 

Vice-Dean

Vice-Dean in charge of Research

Professor Marjukka Myllärniemi

Field of Science: Biomedicine

Faculty of Medicine
Clinicum, Department of Medicine
Haartmaninkatu 3 (P.O. Box 21)
00014 University of Helsinki
marjukka.myllarniemi@helsinki.fi
tel. +358 (0) 294126597
gsm. +358 (0) 505560786

Vice-Dean

Vice-Dean in Charge of Com­munity Re­la­tions, Fun­drais­ing and Bi­lin­gual af­fairs

Professor Kari Reijula

Field of science: Public health care science, environmental and occupational health

Faculty of Medicine
Clinicum, Department of Public Health
Tukholmankatu 8 B (P.O. Box 20)
00014 University of Helsinki
kari.reijula@helsinki.fi
tel. +358 (0) 294140626
gsm. +358 (0) 503112461

Unit Directors

Clinicum

Professor Klaus Olkkola
Field of science: Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology

Medicum

Professor Eero Mervaala
Field of science: Biomedicine

Research Programs Unit

Associate professor Henna Tyynismaa
Field of science: Biomedicine, Neurosciences

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a multi-member administrative body. Under the direction of the dean, the Faculty Council enhances the overall operations of the Faculty in accordance with the University’s operational and financial targets, the Strategic Plan of the University and the Faculty’s target programme. The Faculty Council of the Faculty of Medicine includes the dean and 18 members and their deputies. The term of the Faculty Council is four years; however, the student representatives are selected for a term of two years. The Faculty Council has appointed various committees to prepare matters for decision-making.

Com­pos­i­tion of the Fac­ulty Coun­cil in 2018-2021

Risto Renkonen officiate as a Chairman of the Faculty Council and Raija Selivuo as a secretary.

Faculty Council member and (deputy member)

Professorit
  • professor Janne Backman, (professor Ilkka Ojanperä)
  • professor Olli Carpén, (professor Matti Airaksinen)
  • professor Erkki Isometsä, (professor Juha Sinisalo)
  • professor Tea Lallukka, (professor Leo Tjäderhane)
  • professor Juha Pekkanen, (professor Sirpa Leppä)
  • professor Pauli Puolakkainen, (professor Taina Autti)
  • professor Anu Wartiovaara, (professor Timo Otonkoski)
  • academy professor Katri Räikkönen-Talvitie, (professor Kimmo Alho)
Other tearchers and researchers and other staff
  • laboratory technician Heli Grym, (laboratory engineer Solja Eurola)
  • university lecturer Maarit Hölttä-Vuori, (clinical instructor Vedran Stefanovic)
  • academy research fellow Outi Kilpivaara, (associate professor Liisa Kauppi)
  • project accountant Marja-Liisa Köppä, (coordinator Maarit Raukola)
  • university lecturer Nina Peitsaro, (yliopisto-opettaja Jari Lipsanen)
Students (January 2020 onwards)
  • Pinja Rantama, (Ville Liu)
  • Enni Rasmus, (Kaisa Krabbe)
  • Nadja Smedman, (Silja Siukkonen)
  • Andreas Stenbäck, (Fredrik Ahlström)
  • Henri Vasara, (Linnea Hurri)

The Fac­ulty Coun­cil’s meet­ings and minutes

The minutes of the meetings are available on the Flamma (log in using your University username and password). The minutes are published once the chair and secretary of the meeting have signed them. A request to read the minutes can be submitted to the Faculty Council’s secretary. Extracts from the minutes will be sent to the relevant parties after the minutes have been examined.