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Leena-Maija Aaltonen

Leena-Maija Aaltonen

Current Position

Head of Laryngology Section in Helsinki University Hospital – Department of ORL- Head and Neck Surgery

Chair of the Ethics Committee I in Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District


European Laryngological Society Scientific Council

Finnish Society for Laryngology (Charter Member and Chair 2010-2013)

Finnish Society for Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (Member of the Board 2013-2014)

Research activities and interests

Supervisor of 7 completed doctorates, 3 in progress

Author of 72 peer reviewed articles

Principal Investigator in Helsinki University, Faculty of Medicine. Own research group, research interests focus on early detection of head and neck cancer, HPV, premalignant lesions in ORL, dysphagia and ILO. Moreover, research projects concerning health care quality and patient safety.

Head of the Local Organizing Committee of the ELS Workshop 2019 (Dysphagia) in Helsinki

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