Paulina Taboada is a Medical Doctor, specialized Internal Medicine in Chile and holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein.
She is currently Assistant Professor for Internal Medicine and Bioethics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and performs her clinical activities in the field of Palliative Care at the "Clínica Familia" in Santiago, Chile.
During the year 2000 Dr. Taboada was Invited Professor at the Department of Symptom Control and Palliative Care of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (University of Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA) and at the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein.
During 2001, Dr. Taboada participated as a Professional Adviser in the work the European Parliament’s Temporary Committee on Human Genetics and Other New Technologies in Modern Medicine, in Brussels, Belgium.
She has participated in different international research projects and published some contributions in specialized books and journals both in the fields of Bioethics and Palliative Care. She is one of the editors of the book "Person, Society and Value. Towards a Personalist Concept of Health", published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 2002.