Professor of Public Health at the University of Oulu, Finland
Jouni Jaakkola, MD, DSc (Helsinki), PhD (McGill) is Professor of Public Health at the University of Oulu and Research Professor at the Finnish Meteorological Institute. He has long-term interests in global health issues related to climate change, housing, indoor environments, and air pollution. He has served the University of Helsinki, Harvard School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and most recently University of Birmingham, UK as Professor and Director of the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. After return to Finland in 2008 he established the Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH) at the University of Oulu. His professional mission is to conduct research on topics which help to solve emerging planetary health problems. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles with h-index of 71 (Scopus).