Tiina Ikäheimo

University Researcher, Docent
Environmental health, public health

Research Unit of Population Health
Faculty of Medicine

The research of Dr. Tiina Ikäheimo focuses on the effects of extreme temperature and climate change on human health. The purpose is to identify susceptible populations for implementing prevention and protection measures to mitigate expected adverse health effects of climate change. She has also interests in studying exercise and health. Her research combines controlled experiments, population studies and with future interests in register-based and clinical studies.

Currently Dr. Ikäheimo works part-time (30%) at the University of Oulu and part-time (70%) as Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Occupational Health in the North, University of Tromsø, Norway (08/2021 onwards).

Research interests

  • Environmental temperature and health
  • Environmental temperature and performance
  • Climate change and Public Health
  • Exercise and Health

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Visiting address

Aapistie 5B,
FI-90014 University of Oulu,
Oulu, Finland

Postal address

P.O. Box 5000,
FI-90014 University of Oulu,
Oulu, Finland

Internal address: 5CERH