Unit Health and Wellbeing in DG Communications
Networks, Content and Technology
Dr Terje Peetso joined the Unit Health and Wellbeing in DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology in 2011. Her main responsibilities are related to the coordination of the implementation of the eHealth Action Plan 2012 -2020 as well as the overall coordination of the policy group in the Unit. 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 has been working in the European Commission since 2003 starting as a Scientific Secretary in the Risk Assessment Unit in DG Health and Consumers. In 2006 she became a policy officer in the area of tobacco control in the same DG. Dr Peetso holds a diploma in medicine from the University of Tartu, Estonia.