Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Population Health (DocPop), University of Helsinki, is multidisciplinary and includes a variety of scientific and methodological approaches. The research focuses on the causes and consequences of population health and wellbeing. The Programme combines a broad scope of relevant fields of health and medical sciences including public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, population genetics and genetic epidemiology, occupational health, general practice and primary health care, health services research, forensic medicine, public health nutrition, substance use disorders, geriatrics, sociology, social psychology and social pharmacy. The research within the Programme aims at health promotion and disease prevention at the population level. 

DocPop belongs to the Doctoral School in Health Sciences (DSHealth) and has doctoral candidates from three different faculties: Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2014 2021

Publications 2006 2019

A Normative Study of ImPACT® in Finnish Professional Male Ice Hockey Players

Vartiainen, M. V., Peltonen, K. K., Holm, A., Koskinen, S. K., Iverson, G. L. & Hokkanen, L. S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied neuropsychology-Adult.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cognitive Performance among Cognitively Healthy Adults Aged 30–100 Years

Alenius, M. M., Koskinen, S. K., Hallikainen, I., Ngandu, T., Lipsanen, J. O., Sainio, P., Tuulio-Henriksson, A. & Hänninen, T., 1 Feb 2019, In : Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders. Extra.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Activities 2011 2019

Preparedness for and the need of pre-hospital emergency care and first aid in mass gathering events in Finland

Hilla Sumanen (Supervisor)
20192023

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Obesity (Journal)

Karri Silventoinen (Reviewer)
5 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

New England Journal of Medicine (Journal)

Samuli Ripatti (Reviewer)
22 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Cerebral Cortex (Journal)

Eero Vuoksimaa (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

PRACE: Practical Deep Learning

Sailalitha Bollepalli (Attendee)
13 Feb 201914 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Prizes

Kunniakirja

Maila Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 23 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

SRNT Service Award

Maila Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards