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Outi Sipilä

Docent, D.Sc. (Tech.), Medical Physicist

19952017

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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)

Fields of Science

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

Publications

  • 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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleScientificpeer-review

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Projects

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.

01/01/2013 → …

Project: Research project

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Activities

Master's Thesis supervision

Outi Sipilä (Supervisor)
2010

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

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

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

Licenciate's Thesis supervision

Outi Sipilä (Supervisor)
2011

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

The Nordic Congress of Radiology and Radiography

Outi Sipilä (Speaker: Presenter)
8 Jun 201110 Jun 2011

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