Career stories

Career story of Helena Leino-Kilpi, professor and Director of Doctoral Programme

 Riitta Mieronkoski, PT, MNSc, doctoral candidate

Please tell shortly about yourself.

  • I graduated as Master of Nursing Science in University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science in 2016. Before the master studies I worked as a physiotherapist in Turku University Hospital for 10 years. At home I have a family with three daughters.

Why did you choose University of Turku for studying?

  • It think it was an easy decision because during the master studies I participated the researcher’s path, which gives an opportunity to start the doctoral studies during the master studies. I also joined an interesting research project during the master studies and wanted to continue the research in doctoral studies.

What do you consider the best thing in the Department of Nursing Science?

  • The best things are the opportunities to work with highly skilled colleagues and the warm atmosphere at the department.

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