Adj. Prof, Dr Pikka Jokelainen, DVM, PhD
Statens Serum Institut, Denmark
Dr. Jokelainen works at Statens Serum Institut, Denmark, which is a public health institute that also has veterinary preparedness functions. Her work focuses on One Health and zoonoses. She is adjunct professor (zoonotic parasitology) at University of Helsinki, Finland, and visiting lecturer at Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia.
Dr. Jokelainen is the 1st Vice-President of the World Federation of Parasitologists, President of the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology, Chair of Finnish Epidemiology Society, Board member of Nordic Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, Member of the International Commission on Trichinellosis, and Member of Project Management Team of One Health EJP. She is the Chair of the Organizing Committee of the International Congress of Parasitology ICOPA2022.
Dr. Jokelainen has published about 70 international peer-reviewed publications, and authored also book chapters. She is Editor of Parasite Epidemiology and Control, Deputy Editor of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, and Associate Editor of Epidemiology and Infection.