We have over 50 Specialists working in the Institute of Rehabilitation whose core competence is in the areas of education, development, global co-operation and research.

Our focus areas are active lifestyle and excercise rehabilitation, customer and service guidance and rehabilitation processes and digitalisation, technologies ​and operating environments ​to support rehabilitation. We have also strong expertise in the areas of work well-being and vocational rehabilitation and distance and home based rehabilitation.


Specialists in spotlight!

We will present our specialists monthly on this web site. Please check below the presentation of our Senior Lecturer Aila Pikkarainen who has been working at JAMK in versatile tasks for several years.

Senior Lecturer Aila Pikkarainen

"I have been working in several regional, national and international projects and among other things, I am a specialist in home based rehabilitation."

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Kari-Pekka Murtonen, Head of Global Action, Institute of Rehabilitation

"My expertise area is in designing people-centered health and rehabilitation services using social innovation and digital opportunities. During the years, I have worked in about 20 different countries and been living in East Africa and Asia a big part of my life."

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