Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management

Our mission
We produce high-quality, socially influential health science research and train new creative, multi-disciplinary experts, educators and leaders in changing social and health care in partnership with the scientific community and the rest of society. We particularly promote the development of social and health care in Northern Finland through national and international cooperation.

Our vision
We are an innovative expert in transformative and digital social and health care, renowned for impressive research, innovative education and successful networking, both within the scientific community and across sectors of society as well as internationally.

Our values
Our work and collaboration is based on courage, openness, flexibility, efficiency, resilience and humanity.

Head of Unit: Professor Maria Kääriäinen
Vice Head of Unit: University Lecturer Pirjo Kaakinen