Dr. Piret Paal is a behavioral scientist, who has been working as a researcher and education in palliative care since 2010. Currently, she is working as a facilitator for WHO Collaborating Centre at the Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria. Her research interests involve patient centered care, palliative care education, and spiritual care. She is the author and coauthor of more than 25 peer reviewed papers, numerous scientific proceedings, and book chapters. She has published and edited 4 books (ORCID 0000-0002-1341-3248). Dr. Paal has been a member of European Association for Palliative Care since 2011. She is an active member of palliative care education reference group at the EAPC.