People and organization

The management of UHealth is responsible for everyday operations and reporting. The faculties of social sciences and medicine have a shared responsibility over the management of the platform.

UHealth director

Ville-Pekka
Sorsa
Research Director
Social and Public Policy
Field of science Social policy, Political Science, Business and Management

The executive group is responsible for setting annual action plans, developing the UHealth strategy and monitoring the development of UHealth activities. As of 17 March 2021, the members of the executive group are:

Mirjam
Kalland
Professor
Department of Education
Field of science Social work, Educational sciences
SK
Salla
Kurhila
Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies
Field of science Languages
MM
Marjukka
Myllärniemi
Professor
Department of Medicine
Field of science Biomedicine
OP
Olli
Peltoniemi
Professor
Production Animal Medicine
Field of science Veterinary science
Ville-Pekka
Sorsa
Research Director
Social and Public Policy
Field of science Social policy, Political Science, Business and Management
Maija
Tenkanen
Professor
Department of Food and Nutrition
Field of science Food Science, Chemical sciences, Industrial biotechnology, Microbiology and virology
Jari
Yli-Kauhaluoma
Professor
Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
Field of science Pharmacy, Chemical sciences
PY
Petri K
Ylikoski
Professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Field of science Sociology, Philosophy