PEOPLE - New Finnish head of devices named:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Esa Leppanen has been named as the new head of the Finnish medical device authority within the Finnish National Agency for Medicines. Mr Leppanen takes up in mid-January the position that was vacated by Petri Pommelin in October _ see Clinica No 1228, p 8. (Mr Pommelin took up a post as a development manager at the Pirkanmaa District Hospital in Tampere after 15 years with the medical devices agency.) The new head's background is in clinical chemistry. Having recently headed a clinical laboratory Mr Leppanen also has experience in the field of nuclear medicine.