Dr Triin Eglit graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tartu (2002), completed an internship (2003) and a residency in endocrinology (2009). In her doctoral thesis which she defended in 2014, she covered the interrelation and prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome and impaired glucose regulation in Estonia. Dr Triin Eglit is a member of the management board of the Estonian Society of Endocrinology and is also a member of the European Society of Endocrinology.