Piret Veerus

is a senior researcher at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the National Institute for Health Development in Tallinn, Estonia, and serves as a practicing gynaecologist at the West Tallinn Central Hospital. She is a member of the board of experts for the Estonian cancer screening programs since 2004, and participated in several international European cervical cancer screening projects (Member of the European Network for Indicators on Cancer (EUNICE) 2005-2007; Member of Eurochip-2 Task Force of Cervical Screening 2003-2007; Leader of Eurochip-3 WP6 on Cancer Patient Rehabilitation Indicators, member of Eurochip-3 WP4 on Cervical Cancer Screening 2008-2011). Since 2012, she is the project lead for the establishment of the Estonian Cancer Screening Registry. Her international scientific research has been focused on cervical cancer screening and women’s health. From 2009 to 2012, she has been the member of the board of the Estonian Gynaecologists’ Society, and is the member of the same board again from 2016.

The project was launched in September 2015 and will continue to August 2020.

This project has received funding from the European Unionʼs Horizon2020 Programme under grant agreement no 634753