International Faculty

Dr Craig D. Blinderman

Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Adult Palliative Medicine Service at CUMC

Columbia University Medical Center/New-York Presbyterian Hospital

Co-Director of the Center for Supportive Care and Clinical Ethics in the Department of Medicine

Dr. David Currow


Palliative and Supportive Care, Flinders University

Professor of Palliative Medicine at University of Technology Sydney

Associate Director (Research) at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, University of Hull, England

Professor Lukas Radbruch

Chair of Palliative Medicine

University of Bonn, in the Western part of Germany

Head of the Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

Head of the Centre of Palliative Care, Malteser Hospital Bonn / Rhein-Sieg, Germany

Member of the Board of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care

Dr. Odette Spruyt

Associate Professor

Palliative Medicine, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Head of the Pain and Palliative Care research program at PMCC and VCCC.

Founder and Exec Member, Australasian Palliative Link International.

Dr. Ranjana Srivastava

Oncologist, Fulbright Scholar, Writer & Broadcaster

A regular columnist for The Guardian newspaper.

She is also a health presenter on ABC television and ABC 774 radio. She speaks frequently on health matters, ethics and doctor-patient communication at scholarly and community events

Dr. Richard Harding


Palliative Care at the Cicely Saunders Institute

Department of Palliative Care Policy and Rehabilitation, King’s College London

Dr. Stephen R. Connor

Executive Director

Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA)

A global alliance of regional, national, & other hospice and palliative care organizations in over 85 countries.

Dr. Carol Douglas

Director of Palliative and Supportive Care Service

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Chair Metro North Health and Hospital Service End of Life Care Committee

Chair of the Queensland Palliative Medicine Training Pathway

Immediate Past President of ANZSPM

Member of the Council for International Collaborative Best Care of the Dying

Supported development of Palliative Care services in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 1996-1998

Returns annually to Kota Kinabalu for last 10years to continue service support and clinical learning development


Dr. Daniel Munday

Consultant in Palliative Care

Visiting Professor of Palliative Care Department of Oncology, Bir Hospital

Adviser to Nepalese Association for Palliative Care (NAPCare)

Senior Adviser to Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Usher Institute, Medical School, University of Edinburgh

Professor David Oliviere

Consultant in Psychosocial Palliative Care

Social Worker, Counsellor, Educationalist, Clinical Supervisor

Former Director of Education and Training, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK

Visiting Professor, School of Education and Health Sciences, Middlesex University, London

Dr. Fiona Rawlinson

Programme Director (Senior Lecturer), Cardiff University

Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Postgraduate programmes (MSc/PGDip) in Palliative Medicine/Palliative care

Ms. Gilly Burn

Preached and pioneered palliative care in India since 1980s

Set up Cancer Relief India in 1990


Door No.8, First Floor,
Anwar Memorial Pain & Palliative Care Clinic Santhosh Lane, Purna Nagar, Aluva 683 101,
Kochi, Kerala, India. Tel: +91 88487 03774


Whom to contact

K.Radhakrishna Menon
Mob:+91 9446000332, +91 8848703774
Mujeeb Kuttamassery, Mob: +91 9846068962