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.
Research Programs Unit
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.
|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.