Petra is Master of Health Sciences and PhD student (epidemiology). Her research topic is vitamin D. In particular, she focuses investigating association between vitamin D and the risk of cancers. The study population for her study is the KIHD cohort. Her main supervisor is Professor Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen and other supervisors are Adjunct Professors Jaakko Mursu and Sari Voutilainen. During her studies she also works with the FIND-study (Finnish Vitamin D Trial).
In her free time she runs, cycles and goes to the gym. She also reads a lot of books, from novels to scientific texts. Petra follows all kind of health-related phenomena passionately.
E-mail: petra.kokko at uef.fi