About the Author

authorphoto_1 (1)Kari Poikolainen is a doctor of medical science and adjunct professor in public health (since 1983) at the University of Helsinki in Finland. He has held several university and health care posts during his work career. His research has focused on the causes and consequences of alcohol intake. He is the author of 290 scientific publications. He was the Research Director at the Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies before he retired to write this book.

For author CV and publications, please see http://koti.mbnet.fi/poiko1