Kari Kuulasmaa

Official title: Research Professor (emeritus)
Tel. +358 29 524 8639
E-mail: [email protected]


  • Methods of chronic disease epidemiology and health monitoring
  • Harmonization of research data
  • International coordination of the above

Primary duties

  • Leading the multinational MORGAM Project
  • Other research and expert activities in THL and internationally


  • 1983, Doctor of Philosophy, applied probability, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1979, Diploma in Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, England
  • 1977, Master of Science, mathematics and statistics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Professional background

  • 2009–, Research Professor, THL
  • 2001–2008, Head of the International Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute of Finland (KTL)
  • 1987–2000, Chief of the WHO MONICA Data Centre, KTL
  • 1984–1986, Biostatistician at the WHO MONICA Data Centre, KTL

Language skills

  • Finnish (native)
  • English (good)

Current projects

Previous projects

Publications and research

Kari Kuulasmaa's publications