Research groups and sub-studies

Developing maternity health clinics study

Research group
Päivi Rautava, Paediatrician and Professor of Preventive Health Care
Pia Ahonen, PhD, Principal Lecturer, Degree Programme Manager
Miia Tuominen, RN, PHN, Master of  Health Care, Researcher
Susanna Holmlund, MD, Researcher
Tuula Cornu, Master of Health Science, Director of Nursing, Researcher

Language, cognitive and social development

Group leader: Maarit Silvén, Professor
Department of Psychology and Logopedics, University of Turku


Group leader: Päivi Pihlaja, Adj. Professor
Department of education, University of Turku

Nutrition and well-being of families with children

Group leader: Hanna Lagström, Adj. Professor

Child and Youth Research Institute, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Turku

The sense of smell and food preferences

Principal investigator of the sub-study:
Antti Knaapila, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Respiratory tract infections in children

Group leader: Ville Peltola, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Turku University Hospital

20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Tel. +358 29 450 5000

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