Professor (nursing leadership), chief nursing officer (secondary position, part-time), City of Helsinki, social- and health care

Member of the docent committee in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact info


Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science



+358 40 355 2749

Teaching Activities

Intermediate courses of nursing leadership and evidence-based nursing

Societal Activities

Councilor of the Hospital District of Northern Savonia 2017-2021

Chief Editor of Pro Terveys journal, 2014-2018

Chief Nursing officer in City of Helsinki social- and health care from 2013

Research groups and research projects

Bringing Effectiveness into Social and Health Care Services by Reforming Leadership: An education program to strengthen nursing leadership for the future, funded by Ministry of Education and Culture, in collaboration with the units providing education at nursing science from University of Oulu, Tampere and Turku and Åbo Akademi, 2019-2021

The More Remotely – work in social and health care is changing – funded by European Social Fund, coordinated by Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) and in collaboration with University of Lapland, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences and social and health organizations in four provinces, 2019-2022.

Leadership of attractive and effective client work and patient care in Nursing, in collaboration with social and health care organizations, 2014-

Service needs and involvement of young people in aftercare, funded by Goverment’s funding for health research at university level and City of Helsinki, in collaboration with City of Helsinki, social and health care  and Helsinki University, 2015-