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Description of research and teaching

Research interests: medical imaging, especially magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and diagnostic ultrasound (US), and image processing. Current research projects include

  • simultaneous electroencephalography (EEG) and functional MRI (fMRI) in presurgical evaluation of epilepsy
  • quality assurance of diagnostic US
  • quality assurance of MRI
  • MR image analysis of patients with iron overload

 

Teaching

  • Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
    • 530157 Ultraäänitutkimukset (Diagnostic Ultrasound) since 2007
    • 530155 Magneettikuvantaminen (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) since 2009
  • Part time lecturer at Aalto University and Metropolia School of Applied Sciences
  • Supervision of theses
  • Lectures and teaching for different professional groups in imaging

 

Curriculum vitae

 

Professional qualifications

  • Title of docent in medical physics, University of Helsinki, 2011
  • Public Administration Leadership in Action (PALS 8), Via Leadership Academy, 2009
  • Certified medical physicist, Qualification Board of Finnish Medical Physicists, 2000
  • Radiation protection officer, University of Helsinki, 2000
  • D.Sc. (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology, 2000

 

Primary position: Physicist, HUS Helsinki Medical Imaging Center (responsible physicist for MRI and US)

Keywords

  • 114 Physical sciences
  • medical physics
  • 217 Medical engineering
  • medical imaging
  • image processing

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

Publications 1995 2017

  • 17 Article
  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 3 Conference article
  • 1 Book

MRI QUALITY ASSURANCE USING THE ACR PHANTOM IN A MULTI-UNIT IMAGING CENTER

Ihalainen, T., Lönnroth, N., Peltonen, J. I., Uusi-Simola, J., Timonen, M., Kuusela, L., Savolainen, S. & Sipilä, O., 2011, In : Acta Oncologica. 50, 6, p. 966-972 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Reproducibility of phantom-based quality assurance parameters in real-time ultrasound imaging

Sipilä, O., Blomqvist, P., Jauhiainen, M., Kilpeläinen, T., Malaska, P., Mannila, V., Vinnurva-Jussila, T. & Virsula, S., 2011, In : Acta Radiologica. 52, 6, p. 665-669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Quality assurance in diagnostic ultrasound

Sipilä, O., Mannila, V. & Vartiainen, E., 2011, In : European Journal of Radiology. 80, 2, p. 519-525

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A novel measure of reliability in Diffusion Tensor Imaging after data rejections due to subject motion

Sairanen, V., Kuusela, L., Sipilä, O., Savolainen, S. & Vanhatalo, S., 15 Feb 2017, In : NeuroImage. 147, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Do we need MRI quality assurance: experience from a multi-unit imaging center with 14 MRI systems

Kuusela, L., Timonen, M. H., Teemu, M., Juha, P., Ihalainen, T. M., Uusi-Simola, J., Kaasalainen, T. T., Savolainen, S. E. & Sipilä, O., 2015, In : Insights into Imaging. 2015, 6 (Suppl), p. 73 1 p., B-0321.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Projects 2013 2013

Medical Physics in Clinical and Preclinical research

Savolainen, S., Kortesniemi, M., Sipilä, O., Kuronen, A., Airaksinen, A., Bergström, K., Heikkinen, S., Kosunen, A., Timonen, M., Salli, E., Uusi-Simola, J., Reijonen, V., Hippeläinen, E. T., Kuusela, L., Vitikainen, A., Ihalainen, T., Kaasalainen, T. T., Pitkonen, M., Turunen, S., Mäkelä, T. O. & Sairanen, V.

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Project: Research project

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Activities 1994 2012

Master's Thesis supervision

Outi Sipilä (Supervisor)
2010

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

XXXVI Sädeturvapäivät

Outi Sipilä (Speaker: Presenter)
1 Nov 20122 Nov 2012

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

Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Outi Sipilä (Speaker: Presenter)
7 May 201210 May 2012

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

Licenciate's Thesis supervision

Outi Sipilä (Supervisor)
2011

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Physics Days 2011, The 45th annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society

Outi Sipilä (Poster Presentation)
29 Mar 201131 Mar 2011

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