Akseli Hemminki

Doctor
Appendix cancer Bile duct cancer Bone sarcoma Breast cancer Colonic and rectal cancer Gastrointestinal tract cancer and pancreatic cancer Kidney cancer Liver cancer Lung cancer Mediastinal tumors Melanoma Mesothelioma Oesophageal and cardial cancer Pancreatic cancer Prostate cancer Skin cancer Soft tissue sarcomas Stomach cancer Urinary bladder cancer
Oncology

M.D., Ph.D., Adj. Prof.
Specialist in Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Language proficiency 

Finnish Excellent (native language)
English Excellent (lived in USA for 6 years, in England for 8 months, Laudatur in High School finals for 10 year course)
Swedish Good (worked in Sweden for 2 Summers, Laudatur in High School finals for 6 year course, completed “Swedish for Physicians” at University)
Russian Moderate (Laudatur in High School finals for 8 year course)
German Adequate (1 year course at the University)

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Education 

91-99 Medical student, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland.
95-98 Graduate School in Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland.
5 Oct 99 – 7 Oct 07 Oncology specialization program, University of Helsinki, Finland.
5 Jan 00 – 31 Aug 01 Post-doctoral trainee, Division of Human Gene Therapy, UAB, USA.
6 Sep 00 – 31 Dec 01 Clinical Research Training Program, UAB, USA.
7 Feb 05 Good Clinical Practice training program and certification test, Helsinki.
17 Sep 07 Helsinki Biomedical Graduate School leadership training.
19 Sep 07 – 7 May 08 University pedagogics training course (10 credits), University of Helsinki.

Work experience 

  • 18 May – 31 Jul 98 Physician (Resident), Kuusankoski Hospital, Internal Medicine and ER.
  • 31 Jul 98 – 31 Jan 99 Physician (Resident), Kuusankoski Hospital Emergency Room, 40-80 h/mo
  • 1-31 Jan 99 Assistant (Intern), Department of Oncology, HUCH.
  • 1-28 Feb 99 Assistant (Intern), II Department of Surgery, HUCH.
  • 7 Jun - 7 Dec 99 General Practitioner (Resident), Järvenpää Health Center and ER.
  • 2 Jan 03 – 7 Oct 07 Resident, Department of Oncology, HUCH.
  • 1 Aug 06 – 30 Jun 08 Consultant. Transplantation Laboratory, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH). Part time.
  • 12 Nov 07 - Specialist in oncology. Docrates international comprehensive cancer center, Helsinki, Finland. Part time.
  • 1 Jul 08 – 28 Feb 10 Senior physician, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH). Part time.

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