Areas of expertise
Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Turku and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University. The focus of his work for the last 30 years has been to identify early psychosocial and biological risk factors for the causes of mental health disturbances, as well as to find keys to the development of selective interventions focused on children at risk.
Dr. Sourander is responsible for teaching medical students and residents at the Department of Child Psychiatry. He has been the Primary Supervisor of 19 finalized thesis. He is the Primary Supervisor of 6 post-doc researchers and 9 PhD /Dr Med Sc students.