Keynote: Kalle Kurppa

Professor of Promotion of Pediatric and Adolescent Health in Tampere University and Seinäjoki University Consortium

Dr. Kalle Kurppa has recently started as Professor of Promotion of Pediatric and Adolescent Health in Tampere University and Seinäjoki University Consortium. After his basic training as a pediatrician, he has worked as a clinician, researcher and as a Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Kurppa has over 100 peer-reviewed international publications in the fields of clinical and translational pediatrics, particularly celiac disease. His current and planned studies focus on scrutinizing the benefits and possible harms of early screening of autoimmune diseases and obesity-related complications in children. The main aim is to find and implement effective preventive interventions. These studies will be carried out together with a wide international network.

Topic of his presentation will be Promotion of Pediatric Health by Primary Prevention of Autoimmune Diseases and Obesity-related Complications.

 

 

3rd International Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Conference is held on 31st March – 2nd April in the City of Seinäjoki, Finland. More information