Anna Kristiina Heikinheimo
Date of birth: February 16th, 1954, Helsinki, Finland
Husband Antti; children Hannes, born 1978 and Hanna, born 1981

Kristiina Heikinheimo

Curriculum Vitae Updated 6.5.2019

Education  
· University of Turku 1998 | Docent
· University of Turku 1996 | Specialist in Oral Pathology
· University of Turku 1993 | Ph.D.
· University of Maryland, USA 1986 | M.S. (Oral pathology)
· University of Helsinki 1981 | D.D.S.
· Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu, Finland 1974 | Secondary school certification
· San Ramon High School, California, USA 1971 | High school graduation
Linguistic skills  
· Finnish: mother tongue
· English: excellent
· Swedish: excellent
· French: basic
· German: basic
· Chinese: basic
Honors  
· Silver medal, Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, 26 Mar 2015
· An accolade in recognition of high level of scientific production in oral pathology and developmental biology, Suomen Naishammaslääkärit r.y. (Women Dentists in Finland), 30 Oct 2013
· An award for developing teaching material in an innovative manner, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, 20 May 2010
· Article of the year, Finnish Dental Journal, 1998
Current position  
· University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1999– | Associate Professor
· Dental Institute at King's College London Division of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences 2009– | Visiting Professor
Previous work experience
· University of Eastern Finland, Institute of Dentistry, Department of Oral Diseases and Diagnostics 2012–2016 | Professor
· University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry 1997–1998 | Research Fellow
· Academy of Finland 1996–1997 | Research Fellow
· Université Louis Pasteur, Faculté de Médecine, Institut de Biologie Médicale, Strasbourg, France 1995–1996 | Research Fellow
· University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry 1995 | Lecturer in Oral Radiology
· Academy of Finland 1991–1992, 1994 | Research Associate
· University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry 1989–1990 | Associate Professor in Oral Pathology and Forensic Dentistry
· University of Oulu, Institute of Dentistry 1988–1990 | Lecturer in Oral Pathology
· University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry 1988, 1989–1993 | Lecturer in Oral Pathology
· University of Helsinki, Department of Pathology, 1987–1993 | Scientist
· Private practice 1982–1988 | Dentist
· University of Helsinki, Institute of Dentistry, 19 May–22 June 1980 | Lecturer
Research funding  
· University Hospital of Turku 2003–2018 | Research Grant
· TEIOS (Confrontation phénotypique et génotypique des tumeurs épithéliales odontogènes isolées ou syndromiques des maxillaires.) funded by Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, France (project nr. P08125), 2013–2016 | Research Collaboration / Research Grant
· Maritza and Reino Salonen Foundation, 2008–2016 | Research Grant
· Institute of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dental Medicine, the Hebrew University, Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel, November 21–December 2, 2007 | Visiting Scientist
· Guy's Hospital, London, UK, Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, February 13–March 12, 2005 | Visiting Scientist
· New Zealand's National School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand, Department of Oral Sciences, October 31–November 19, 2004 | Visiting Scientist
· Guy's Hospital, London, UK, Dept of Craniofacial, COST action B8, "Odontogenesis" Development, January 18–February 1, 1998 | EU Grant (Short Term Scientific Mission)
· Institut de Biologie Médicale, Université Louis Institut National de la Santé et Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, Faculté de Médecine, de la Recherche Médicale, September 1, 1995–August 1, 1996 |(INSERM) Fellowship
· Gothenburg University, Sweden, Department of Oral Pathology and Cytogenetics, February 5–17, 1989 | Ministry of Scandinavia Study Grant
· German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, Institute of Cell and Tumor Biology, February 7–19, 1988 | Finnish Academy Study Grant
· University of Maryland, USA, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1985–1986 | ASLA-Fulbright Study Grant
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Other Academic and Professional Activities  

Memberships in professional organizations

· International Association of Dental Reserach (IADR)
· International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists (IAOMP)
· European Society of Pathology (ESP), Section for Head and Neck pathology
· British Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (BSOMP)
· Scandinavian Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (SFOPOM
· Odontologiska Samfundet in Finland (OSF)
· Finnish Dental Society Apollonia
· Women Dentists in Finland

Memberships in editorial boards

· J Dent Res, 2000–2003, 2015–2017, 2018–
· Journal of Oral Biosciences, 2013–2015
· Odontology, 2005–2009
· J Hard Tissue Biol, 1994–

Memberships of international peer evaluation committees

· Editorial Board Member, WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours, 4th edition, 2015–2016
· Councillor for Europe, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists (IAOMP), 2012–2014
· Editorial Board Member, WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours, 3rd edition, 2003–2005

Memberships and positions of trust in scientific and scholarly societies

· Member of the Grant Board, Turku University Central Hospital, 2005–2014
· Coordinator, Meikai-Asahi-Turku exchange programme 2012–2013
· Member of the International Affairs Committee, University of Turku, Faculty of Medicine, 2010–2012
· President of the Congress, COST (European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research) Action B23, “Growth factors in craniofacial development and repair“, Helsinki, May 4–7 2006
· Head of the Grant Board, Women Dentists in Finland, 2006
· Member of the Grant Board, Women Dentists in Finland, 2004
· Management Committee Member, COST Action B23, “Oral Facial Development and Regeneration“, 2003–2008
· Member of the Dissertation Committee, University of Turku, Faculty of Medicine, 1999–2010
· Chairperson, Finnish Dental Society Apollonia, Section of Oral Pathology, 1998–2003
· Member of the Research Director Team, University of Turku, Turku Postgraduate School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 1998–1999
· Management Committee Member, COST Action B8, “Odontogenesis“, 1995–2000
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Keynote lectures
· 30th Congress of European Society of Pathology, Bilbao, Spain, Sept 10, 2018
· Joint IAOP & AAOMP Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, June 27, 2018
· UCLH Controversy Series, Controversies in the Management of Odontogenic Tumours, London, UK, July 7 2017
· XXXI International Congress of the IAP and 28th Congress of the ESP, Cologne, Germany, Sept 26 2016
· 12th International Conference on Tooth Morphogenesis and Differentiation, Porvoo, Finland, June 17 2016
· 27th European Congress of Pathology, Serbia, Belgrade, Sept 6 2015
· Pindborg lecture: 43rd Scandinavian Society of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine (SFOPOM) meeting, Malmö, Sweden, Aug 21 2015
· 17th International Congress on Oral Pathology and Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27 2014
· 36th Congress of The Scandinavian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in collaboration with Swedish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Stockholm, May 31 2013
· 24th European Congress of Pathology, Prague, Czech Republic, Sept 10 2012
· 2nd COST B23 European Training course, University Paris VII, Paris, Oct 8–12 2007
· International Symposium of Maxillofacial Regenerative Biology, Okayama, Japan, Sept 17 2005
· VI Biennial Congress of the International Association of Oral Pathologists, Hamburg, Germany, July 27 1992
Other Invited Lectures Abroad
· Bone Tumor Reference Center, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
· Facultad de Odontologia de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
· The Hebrew University, Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
· University of Otago, School of Dentistry, New Zealand
· University of New Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
· Université Louis Pasteur, Institut de Biologie Médicale, Strasbourg, France
· Karolinska Institutet, Center for Oral Biology, Sweden
· John Hopkins University, Maryland, USA
· University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Oral Surgery, USA
· Guy's Hospital, London, UK
· University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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Ph.D. Supervision
· D.D.S. Jaana Rautava: "Squamous cell carcinoma and epithelial dysplasia of the oral cavity. Etiological, clinical biological and prognostic considerations", University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry, May 19, 2006
· D.D.S. Marina Merne: "Effects of smokeless tobacco on oral mucosa in vitro and in vivo", University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry, December 17, 2004
Service as a pre-examiner or as an opponent of a doctoral dissertation
· Maria Siponen, D.D.S. Oral lichen planus – some aspects of etiopathogenesis and management. University of Oulu, Institute of Dentistry, 28 Jan 2017
· Jukka Tolonen, M.D. Growth factor induction in intervertebral disc tissue: Observations in basic mechanisms of disc degeneration and rearrangement. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine, Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics and Traumatology, and Medicine, University of Helsinki, 30 Mar 2007
· Xiu-Ping Wang, D.D.S. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Tooth Morphogenesis and Cell Differentiation. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biosciences, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Institute of Biotechnology, Developmental Biology Programme, Aug 2004
· Robert Heyman, D.D.S. Cell adhesion molecules during odontogenesis and tooth-related diseases. Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, 25 Jan 2002
Supervisions of master theses
· Lauri Ågren, dental student. Prognostic factors in oral cancer. University of Eastern Finland, 2018
· Inez Asikainen and Tuuli Hernejärvi, dental students. Molecular genetics behind tooth number variations, University of Turku, 2018
· Eveliina Lammi, dental student. Developmental defects of dental hard tissues. University of Eastern Finland, 2016
· Suvi Moilanen, dental student. Sjögren's syndrome. University of Eastern Finland, 2015
· Anni Manninen, dental student. The role of snuff in development of oral cancer. University of Eastern Finland, 2015
· Sanni Grönroos, dental student. Diseases of the salivary gland. University of Turku, 2015
· Juho-Matti Huhtala. Molecular biology and treatment of odontogenic keratocyst. University of Turku, 2018
· Pia Lindberg, dental student. Stem cells in dental regeneration. University of Turku, 2014
· Tero Puolakkainen, dental student. Novel therapies for enhancement of bone growth. University of Turku, 2013
· Ona Lehtovaara, dental student. Epidermal growth factor receptor 4 (ERBB-4) in oral cancer and precancer. University of Turku, 2013
· Marika Repo, dental student. Congenitally missing teeth and their incidence in Finland. University of Turku, 2013
· Johanna Junttila, dental student. Oral manifestations of gastrointestinal tract disease. University of Turku, 2013
· Henna Salmio, dental student. Oral manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV and AIDS) infection. University of Turku, 2012
· Jenni Koskinen, dental student. Epidermal growth factor receptor 1–4 in developing tooth and odontogenic tumors. University of Turku, 2009
· Elina Putko, dental student. The position of dental health care professionals on smoking patient. University of Turku, 2008
Spezialization training
· Kati Kainulainen, DDS, specialist in pedodontology with subspeciality in oral pathology, University of Eastern Finland, 2016
· Jyrki Tervaniemi, DDS, specialist in dental radiology with subspeciality in oral pathology, University of Eastern Finland, 2015

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Contact
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