Research group
The Helsinki Health Study research group has a long and extensive experience on work- and health-related research.

The backgrounds of our research group's members are, for instance, in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, Social Policy, Nutrition Science, Economics, and Health Sciences.

You can find the members of our research group and their contact details below. You can also contact us via kttl-hhs@helsinki.fi. If you have questions on theses (doctoral dissertation, thesis of advanced studies in medicine or master's thesis) or research collaboration, please contact our Heads of Research Group, Professor Tea Lallukka or Professor Anne Kouvonen.

Heads of Research Group

Principal Investigator
Tea Lallukka

Professor of Medical Sociology
PhD

tea.lallukka@helsinki.fi

Department of Public Health
PO Box 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B)
00014 University of Helsinki

Publications in Research Portal 
 

Co-Principal Investigator
Anne Kouvonen

Professor of Social Policy
PhD

anne.kouvonen@helsinki.fi

Faculty of Social Sciences
PO Box 54 (Unioninkatu 37)
00014 University of Helsinki

Publications in Research Portal

Researchers

Antti Etholén

Doctoral Researcher
MD
antti.etholen@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Pi Fagerlund

Doctoral Researcher
MD
pi.fagerlund@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Jaak­ko Hark­ko

Post-Doctoral Researcher
PhD

jaakko.harkko@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Noo­ra Hei­no­nen 

Doctoral Researcher
MSc

noora.a.heinonen@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Aapo Hii­la­mo 

PhD
aapo.hiilamo@itla.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Anna Hut­tu 

Doctoral Researcher
MD
anna.huttu@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Noo­ra Ka­ner­va

PhD, Docent
noora.kanerva@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Anni Kar­ja­la 

Doctoral Researcher
MD

anni.karjala@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal

Jade Knop

Project Planner
MSc

jade.knop@helsinki.fi

Eero La­hel­ma

Emeritus Professor
PhD

eero.lahelma@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Jou­ni Lah­ti

University Researcher
PhD, Docent

jouni.mm.lahti@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Leevi Limingoja

Doctoral Researcher
Cand. Med.

leevi.limingoja@helsinki.fi

Eli­na Mau­ra­mo

PhD
elina.mauramo@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Min­na Män­ty

PhD, Docent
minna.manty@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Hil­la Nordquist

PhD, Docent
hilla.nordquist@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Olli Pie­ti­läi­nen

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Data Manager
PhD

olli.k.pietilainen@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Kus­taa Piha

MD, PhD
kustaa.piha@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Ossi Rah­ko­nen

Emeritus Professor
PhD

ossi.rahkonen@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Eira Roos

MD, PhD
eira.roos@fimnet.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Jat­ta Sal­me­la

Post-Doctoral Researcher
PhD

jatta.salmela@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Aino Sa­lon­sal­mi

MD, PhD
aino.salonsalmi@helsinki.fi

Publications in Research Portal 

Jo­han­na Suur-Uski 

Doctoral Researcher
MD

johanna.suur-uski@helsinki.fi

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Anna Svärd

MD, PhD
anna.svard@helsinki.fi

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Lina Udd-Granat

MD, PhD
lina.udd@helsinki.fi

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Collaborators in Finland

University of Helsinki, Fac­ulty of So­cial Sciences

Senior Lecturer Han­na Kont­ti­nen

Pro­fes­so­r Pek­ka Mar­ti­kai­nen

Pro­fes­so­r Kar­ri Sil­ven­toi­nen

Finnish Centre for Pen­sions

Do­cent Mik­ko Laak­so­nen

Folkhälsan Research Cen­ter

Do­cent­ Eva Roos

The So­cial In­sur­ance In­sti­tu­tion of Fin­land (Kela)

Do­cent­ Jen­ni Blomgren

Finnish Cancer Re­gistry

Pro­fes­so­r, Dir­ector of Stat­ist­ics, Jan­ne Pit­kä­nie­mi

University of Tampere, Fac­ulty of So­cial Sciences

Pro­fes­so­r Sami Pir­ko­la

Finnish In­sti­tute for Health and Wel­fare

Research Professor Sa­ka­ri Kar­vo­nen

Finnish In­sti­tute of Oc­cu­pa­tional Health

Docent Jenni Ervasti

PhD Johanna Kausto 

Do­cent­ Päi­vi Lei­no-Ar­jas

Docent Rahman Shiri

City of Helsinki

Leading Expert on Work Wellbeing at Helsinki City Executive Office, Katja Hatakka

Occupational Health Helsinki

Head of Occupational Health Division, Ritva Teerimäki

International Collaboration

Ja­pa­ne­se Ci­vil Ser­vants Stu­dy (Uni­ver­si­ty of To­y­ama, Ja­pa­n)

Professor Michikazu Sekine

Whi­te­hall II Study (Uni­ver­si­ty Col­le­ge Lon­don, United Kingdom)

Professor Mika Kivimäki

Professor Michael Marmot

Alumni

Laura Aikomus (Pääkkö)

MSc

Ak­se­li Ait­to­mä­ki

MBBS, PhD

Pei­ja Haa­ra­mo

PhD

Pep­pi Haa­rio

PhD

San­ni-San­dra Hell­man 

MSc

Ans­ku Hols­ti­la

PhD

Sau­li Jäp­pi­nen

MSc

Jade Knop

MSc

Ka­ro­lii­na Kos­ken­vuo

PhD, Docent 

Han­na Lai­ne

MSc

Tina Lo­man

PhD

Johanna Pekkala

MD, PhD

Simo Rait­ti­la 

MSc 

Pep­pii­na Saas­ta­moi­nen

PhD