JYRKI VIRTANEN

Associate Professor

Nutrition researcher


I am a licensed nutritionist and an associate professor of nutrition and public health, especially nutritional epidemiology. My main topics of interest involve the role of dietary factors in development of chronic diseases, mainly cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and memory disorders. The study methods include both observational cohort studies and clinical trials.

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Organization

School of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Email

jyrki.virtanen@uef.fi

Phone

+358 40 355 2957

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Teaching Activities

I am responsible for two courses, Nutritional epidemiology and Biostatistics I. From 2022 onward I will also be in charge of the courses Nutrition physiology and Research methods in nutrition research (in Finnish).

RESEARCH GROUPS - UEF

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