Leadership

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.

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
P.O 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)
00014 University of Helsinki
risto.renkonen@helsinki.fi
tel. 0294125110

Secretary Päivi Mulari-Matikainen
Haartman institute, Haartmaninkatu 3, B4 floor
P.O 21 (Haartmaninkatu 3)
00014 University of Helsinki
paivi.mulari-matikainen@helsinki.fi
tel. 0294126414
gsm. 0504482794

Professor TIINA PAUNIO
Fields of science: Basic Medicine, Clinical medicine, Neurosciences

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

Professor MARJUKKA MYLLÄRNIEMI
Field of Science: Biomedicine

Faculty of Medicine
Clinicum, Department of Medicine
P.O 21 (Haartmaninkatu 3)
00014 University of Helsinki
marjukka.myllarniemi@helsinki.fi
tel. 0294126597
gsm. 0505560786

Professor KARI REIJULA
Field of science: Public health care science, environmental and occupational health

Faculty of Medicine
Clinicum, Department of Public Health
P.O 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B)
00014 University of Helsinki
kari.reijula@helsinki.fi
tel. 0294140626
gsm. 0503112461

Cli­nicum

Klaus
Olkkola
Professor
Department of Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Field of science Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology

Me­dicum

Eero
Mervaala
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Field of science Biomedicine

Research Programs Unit

Henna
Tyynismaa
Associate Professor
Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics
Field of science Biomedicine, Neurosciences

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 Johanna Timmerbacka as a secretary.

  Member Deputy Member
Professors professor Janne Backman professor Ilkka Ojanperä
  professor Olli Carpén professor Matti Airaksinen
  professor Erkki Isometsä professor Juha Sinisalo
  professor Minna Kaila 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 teachers 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 academy research fellow Riikka Kivelä
  project accountant Marja-Liisa Köppä coordinator Maarit Raukola
  university lecturer Nina Peitsaro university instructor 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 Faculty Council's meetings in 2020:
Jan 21, Feb 11, Mar 10, Apr 7, May 12, Jun 9, Aug 25, Sep 13, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 15

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.