Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto

Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto is a Professor of Public Health at the University of Helsinki, Finland and is associated with the Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit of the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland. He received his medical degree and his MPolSc in psychology, sociology, and statistics from the University of Turku, Finland before acquiring his PhD in Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Kuoprio, Finland. Dr. Tuomilehto has received the India’s Prof. M. Viswanathan DRC Silver Jubilee Oration Award; Hans Chiari Award of the Austrian Stroke Research Society, the Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology from the American Diabetes Association and the Peter Bennett Diabetes Epidemiology Award from the International Epidemiology Group.