Johanna Mäenpää

Gynaecology Oncology

Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
M.D., Ph.D.
Adj.Prof. in Gynaecological Oncology
Assoc. Prof. in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Language proficiency: 

Finnish, Swedish, English

Areas of special expertise: 

Gynaecological cancers


Chemotherapy and targeted drug therapy, such as bevacizumab and PARP-inhibitors.

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Assoc. Prof. 2010
Adj.Prof. in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1996
Adj.Prof. in Gynaecological Oncology 1987
Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology 1986
M.D., Ph.D. 1985

Work experience 

  • Docrates Cancer Center, Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology 2020-
  • University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Assoc. Prof. and Chief Physician 2010-2020
  • Tampere University Hospital, Head of Department 1999-2010
  • Tampere University Hospital, Senior physician 1995-1999
  • University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX , Visiting Assistant Professor 1992-1994

Scientific activities 

Development of drug therapy for ovarian cancer
HPV-testing for cervical cancer screening
Development of gynaecological cancer surgery
Development of gynaecological cancer diagnostics

Memberships and positions of trust 

NSGO Clinical Trial Unit, Deputy Medical Director 2018-
Nordic Society of Gynaecological Oncology (NSGO), President 2015-2018
The Finnish Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chairman 2011-2012

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