Complited PhD thesis

PhD, MD, MPH Alex Aregbesola: Role of body iron stores in glucose  homeostasis and type 2 diabetes, Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. Supervisors: Professor Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, Docent Jyrki Virtanen and Docent Sari Voutilainen, 2016.

PhD, RD Teymoor Yary, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland. Association of zinc, omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, delta-5 and delta-6 desaturase activities with the risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome: a prospective population-based study. Supervisors: Docent Sari Voutilainen, PhD Anu Ruusunen and Professor Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, 2016.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Anu Ruusunen, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland. Diet and Depression, an Epidemiological Study.  Supervisors: Docent Sari Voutilainen, Docent Tommi Tolmunen and  Professor Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, 2013.

PhD, analytical chemist Jouni Karppi, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland. Measurement of carotenoids and their role in lipid oxidation and cancer. Supervisors: Docent Kriistiina Nyyssönen, PhD Tarja Nurmi, Docent Sudhir Kurl and Docent Tiina Rissanen, 2011.

PhD, pharmacist Anna Nurmi, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki. Health from Herbs? Antioxidant Studies on Selected Lamiaceae Herbs in vitro and in Humans. Supervisors: Professor Raimo Hiltunen, PhD Tarja Nurmi, Professor Matti J Tikkanen and Docent Sari Voutilainen, 2008.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Jaakko Mursu, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. The role of polyphenols in cardiovascular diseases. Supervisors: Professor Jukka T Salonen, Docent Sari Voutilainen and PhD Tarja Nurmi, 2007.

MD Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. Body iron, atrerosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Supervisors: Professor Jukka T Salonen and PhD Arja Tervahauta, 2006.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Jyrki Virtanen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. Homocysteine, folate and cardiovascular diseases. Supervisors: Professor  Jukka T Salonen, Docent Sari Voutilainen and Docent Jari Kaikkonen, 2005. 

PhD, MD Tommi Tolmunen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. Depression, B vitamins and homocysteine. Supervisors: Professor Jukka Hintikka, Docent Sari Voutilainen and Professor Jukka T Salonen, 2005.

PhD, analytical chemist Tarja Nurmi, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. High performance liquid chromatography and coulometric electrode array detection: Analytical methods for biological samples containing lignans and isoflavonoids. Supervisors: Professor Emeritus Herman Adlercreutz,  Docent Kristiina Nyyssönen, Professor Jukka T Salonen and Docent Sari Voutilainen, 2004.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Tiina Rissanen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. Association of lycopene and dietary intake of fruits, berries and vegetables with atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiologic evidence. Supervisors: Professor Jukka T Salonen, Docent Kristiina Nyyssönen and Docent Sari Voutilainen, 2003.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Meri Vanharanta, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. The role of serum enterolactone in lipid peroxidation and cardiovascular disease. Supervisors: Professor Jukka T Salonen, Professor Emeritus Herman Adlercreutz, Docent Sari Voutilainen, 2002.

PhD, nutrition epidemiologist Sari Voutilainen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuopio. Association of folate and homocysteine with atherosclerosis and the risk of acute coronary events : epidemiologic  evidence. Supervisors: Professor Jukka T Salonen, Docent Riitta Salonen and Docent Georg Alfthan, 2000.