Tiina Heliö is adjunct professor of cardiology, specialist in internal medicine and cardiology and currently chief physician at the Heart and Lung Center, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. She is responsible for the cardiology outpatient clinic and leads research group Inherited Cardiomyopathies.
She graduated in medicine at the University of Helsinki in 1987, started research work on the genetics of hyperlipidemias at prof. Humphries' laboratory, London, in 1988, received MD PhD in 1992, became specialist in internal medicine in 1998 and in cardiology in 2002, adjunct professor of internal medicine in 2002, FESC in 2010 and adjunct professor of cardiology in 2013.
Dr. Heliö has been clinical lecturer in internal medicine and cardiology and cardiology consultant at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital. She has been a nucleus member and web-editor of the ESC WG on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases and has contributed to the EORP registry.