Finnish Epidemiological Society

Suomen epidemiologian seura ry


Finnish Epidemiological Society

Suomen epidemiologian seura ry - Finska Epidemiologiska Sällskapet rf

The aim of the Society is to promote epidemiological research and to function as a link between Finnish epidemiologists and scientists and authorities working in other fields. The Society supports its members by organizing occasions for discussion, presentations, and advanced training. The Society co-operates with other epidemiological and scientific associations on local and international levels. The Society can give expert opinions on epidemiological issues to authorities and other parties.

The Society was founded in 2000. At the end of year 2013 it had 171 members - medical scientists, statisticians and other scientists - from several universities and research institutes. Annual membership fee is 30 euros. The supporting membership is available for private companies and other organisations for an annual fee of 1000 euros. Free-form membership applications should be addressed to the Executive Board c/o the Secretary of the Society, Laura Laakso, laura.laakso(AT), Equidea Oy, Hommanäsintie 109, FI-04170 Paippinen, Finland.

The Finnish Society of Epidemiology also appoint annually the Epidemiologist of the Year. In 2005 society also appointed first Honorary Member of the society.

(Sivu päivitetty 12.1.2015)