Jouko Miettunen

Clinical epidemiology

Research Unit of Population Health
Faculty of Medicine

Jouko Miettunen

I am a professor of clinical epidemiology working mainly on psychiatric and psychological topics in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort studies. I have experience from several national and international projects relating to life course epidemiology. My background is in statistics and epidemiology. I have supervised 17 doctoral students and I have over 300 publications in journals and text books. My publications are especially on mental health, epidemiology and medical statistics. See also my personal web page:

Research interests

  • Schizophrenia, Depression, Bipolar disorder, Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Temperament, Register research, Psychometrics

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Aapistie 5B, 90220 Oulu

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Center for Life Course Health Research, PO Box 5000, 90014 University of Oulu