Dr. Piret Paal, MA, BA

Facilitator and Researcher

WHO Collaborating Centre, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria (whocc.pmu.ac.at)

Piret Paal was born in 1977 in Estonia.  She is a member of steering groups on spiritual care and palliative care education at the European Association of Palliative Care.  Among her most relevant publications are:

  • “If I had stayed back home, I would not be alive any more…” (2017) PLoS ONE.
  • Expert Discussion on Taking a Spiritual History (2017), Journal of palliative care, 32(1), 19-25.
  • Spiritual Care Training Provided to Healthcare Professionals: A Systematic Review (2015), The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling 69(1), 19-30.

Piret’s current research interests are education in Palliative Care, Workplace Spirituality and Leadership in the European context.