Jari Laukkanen, MD, PhD
Professor at University of Eastern Finland
Jari A. Laukkanen is a cardiologist with a long-term research interest in prevention of cardiovascular diseases, including studies on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and well-being.
His research is centered on investigating the role of cardiometabolic risk factors in relation to the future incidence of cardio-metabolic diseases and sudden cardiac death in the general population. Principally his research is aimed at improving cardiovascular risk prediction through better identification of clinically relevant risk factors.