About Us

Oulu Psychiatric Epidemiology Society (OPES) was founded on January 27, 2007.

The aim of the OPES is to promote research activity of psychiatric epidemiology in the Northern Finland. To reach this aim OPES organizes seminars and lectures, and informs on available education related to the topic. OPES is a registered organization (since September 7th 2007).

The executive committee of OPES in 2010:


Jouko Miettunen, PhD (chair)
Antti Alaräisänen, BMed (vice chair)
Anu Luukkonen, BMed (secretary)
Anna-Riikka Pitkänen, MSc (treasure)
Erika Jääskeläinen, MD, PhD
Marianne Haapea, PhD
Jani Moilanen, BMed
Ina Rissanen, BMed