Anu Ruusunen

University Lecturer , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Johanna Roponen

Early Stage Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Research in Niuvanniemi Hospital

The Niuvanniemi Hospital functions as the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Eastern Finland, tasked with providing basic, further and complementary education in forensic psychiatry and conducting research in health sciences.

The clinic is led by professor Jari Tiihonen.

Jyrki Virtanen

Associate Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Nutritional epidemiology research group

Our research concentrates on the investigation of associations between dietary factors and risk of major chronic diseases and their risk factors, utilizing both population studies and clinical trials in humans.