Studia Generalia: Honorary Doctors of the Faculty of Medicine


May 25, 2023    
9:15 am - 11:00 am


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May 25th at 09:15
On-site event
Alhopuro hall, Medisiina D

In connection with the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees at the Faculty of Medicine, Studia Generalia lectures will be organized in Medisiina D’s Alhopuro hall on Thursday, 25 May from 9:15 to 11:00. Lectures will be given by the Faculty’s Honorary Doctors.

Please register on 17 May at the latest:

Coffee is available from 8.45am.



9.15 Welcome by Dean Pekka Hänninen
9.20 Professor Emeritus Mikael Knip: The unsolved puzzle of type 1 diabetes
Discussion 5 min
9.40 Professor Emeritus Björn Klinge: The link between oral and systemic health
Discussion 5 min
10.00 Professor Manuel Tena-Sempere: Connecting body weight and reproduction: Physiological basis and pathological implications
Discussion 5 min
10.20 Professor Adelaida Zabalegui: Implementation of Advanced Practice Nursing in Spain
Discussion 5 min
10.40 Chief Physician Hanna Nohynek: What did the covid-19 pandemic teach us about vaccines?
Discussion 5 min
11.00 Closing by Dean Pekka Hänninen