Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Prof. Outi Mäkitie received her MD degree and completed specialty training for pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology at University of Helsinki, Finland. After a three-year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada in 2000-2003, she worked at Children’s Hospital, University of Helsinki, as Head of Metabolic Bone Clinic, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology until 2013. In 2013-2015 she was visiting scientist at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Since 2015, she is Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology and Chief Physician at Children’s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Visiting Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. For the academic year 2018-2019 she joined Prof. Valérie Cormier-Daire’s research group as Visiting Scientist at Institut Imagine and Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France. Prof. Mäkitie has carried out clinical and translational research on skeletal disorders and has published more than 280 scientific articles.