Maritta Välimäki

Name: Maritta Välimäki
Country: Finland
Degrees: Ph.D, Lic.Sc., MNSc, RN
Current job title: Professor
Institution: University of Turku
Short autobiography:

My research focus on mental health issues and information technology. I have research studies and practice development projects in relation to outcome research, systematic reviews, and listening user’s voices on mental health fields and educational settings.

Reason for joining: To extent understanding of well-being in general population and in special groups, and widen collaboration and expertise in this area. One important focus is to develop new partnership and apply funding for international network and high-quality research.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Mental health and well-being among adolescents and general population (including appearance) and how to change health behaviour.
COST Actions Outcomes:
E-mail: mava@utu.fi
Link to institution: http://www.utu.fi/en/Pages/home.aspx