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

Publications

Epicardial transplantation of atrial appendage micrograft patch salvages myocardium after infarction

Xie, Y., Lampinen, M., Takala, J., Sikorski, V., Soliymani, R., Tarkia, M., Lalowski, M., Mervaala, E., Kupari, M., Zheng, Z., Hu, S., Harjula, A. & Kankuri, E., 7 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Handling of allergen immunotherapy in the COVID-19 pandemic: An ARIA-EAACI statement

Klimek, L., Jutel, M., Akdis, C., Bousquet, J., Akdis, M., Bachert, C., Agache, I., Ansotegui, I., Bedbrook, A., Bosnic-Anticevich, S., Canonica, G. W., Chivato, T., Cruz, A. A., Czarlewski, W., Giacco, S. D., Du, H., Fonseca, J. A., Gao, Y., Haahtela, T., Hoffmann-Sommergruber, K. & 25 others, Ivancevich, J-C., Khaltaev, N., Knol, E. F., Kuna, P., Larenas-Linnemann, D., Melen, E., Mullol, J., Naclerio, R., Ohta, K., Okamoto, Y., O’Mahony, L., Onorato, G. L., Papadopoulos, N. G., Pawankar, R., Pfaar, O., Samolinski, B., Schwarze, J., Toppila-Salmi, S., Shamji, M. H., Ventura, M. T., Valiulis, A., Yorgancioglu, A., Matricardi, P., Zuberbier, T. & group, T. ARIA-MASK. S., 24 Apr 2020, In : Allergy : European journal of allergy and clinical immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Homophily in Personality Enhances Group Success Among Real-Life Friends

Laakasuo, M., Rotkirch, A., van Duijn, M., Berg, V., Jokela, M., David-Barrett, T., Miettinen, A., Pearce, E. & Dunbar, R., May 2020, In : Frontiers in Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Activities

Scientific Advisory Board (External organisation)

Samuli Ripatti (Board member)
16 Mar 202031 Jul 2024

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

Genetic risks in complex diseases and their role in health behaviour

Samuli Ripatti (Speaker)
16 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Behavior Genetics (Journal)

Karri Silventoinen (Reviewer)
9 Apr 2020

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

Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews (Journal)

Karri Silventoinen (Reviewer)
30 Jan 2020

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

Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases (Journal)

Karri Silventoinen (Reviewer)
10 Mar 2020

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

Prizes

Best Poster Award

Sailalitha Bollepalli (Recipient), 28 Jun 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

FIMM Young Investigator of the Month

Tuomo Kiiskinen (Recipient), Feb 2020

Prize: Prizes and awards

Kirjoittajapalkinto 2019

Virve-Maria Toivonen (Recipient), Laura Kalliomaa-Puha (Recipient), Jatta Muhonen (Recipient) & Anne Haarala-Muhonen (Recipient), 2020

Prize: Prizes and awards