Johanna Mäenpää

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


Gynaecological cancers


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


Finnish, Swedish, English

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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 history

  • 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