Dr Terje Peetso is a member of the management board in the North Estonia Medical Centre in Tallinn. Among ohter tasks she is responsible for the coordination of research and innovation activities in the hospital and cooperation with other hospitals and clinical partners in Estonia and abroad.
Dr Peetso worked from 2003 – 2018 in the European Commission on digital health, tobacco control and risk assessment. Before joining the North Estonia Medical Centre, Peetso was the Head of Sector on eHealth and Ageing Policy in the European Commission`s DG CONNECT. In 2014 she was the EU Fellow in the University of Southern California, USA, where her research focus was on the obstacles which hinder the introduction eHealth in healthcare systems.
Dr Peetso holds a diploma in medicine from the University of Tartu, Estonia.