Society for Social Medicine in Finland

Society for Social Medicine in Finland is a national interdisciplinary association for researchers and others interested in public health issues. The association's main goals are to

  • promote research and education in social medicine and punblic health
  • to influence health policy by arranging seminars, meetings and conferences and by publicing its own journal (Sosiaalilääketieteellinen Aikakauslehti), which contains scientific articles in Finnish or Swedish with summaries in English.

The society was founded in December 1968 and has around 500 members.
 

Contact information

Chairperson

Research Manager Tomi Mäki-Opas
University of Eastern Finland
e-mail: forename.surname@uef.fi

Vice-chairperson

Research Manager Natalia Skogberg
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
e-mail: forename.surname@thl.fi

Secretary

Laura Somersalo-Cavén
FinnishInstitute for Health and Welfare
e-mail: sihteeri[@]socialmedicine.fi

Contact person to WFPHA

Dr. Mika Gissler
FInnish Institute for Health and Welfare
Telephone: +358-20-610 7279
e-mail: forename.surname@thl.fi