International Faculty

Dr. Jeremy R Johnson

MBE, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCP (London), FRCR (Oncol)

Emeritus Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Director of Education and Research, Karunashraya, Varthur Main Road, Kundalahalli Gate, Bangalore

Joan Marston

Nurse and Midwife

Vice-President of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation US

Former Co-founder and first Chief Executive of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network

Global Ambassador for the ICPCN

Professor Jochen Becker-Ebel


Adj. Prof. for Palliative Care

Yenepoya University, Mangalore

Professor Julia Downing

Chief Executive International Children's Palliative Care Network (ICPCN)

Honorary Professor Makerere University, Uganda

Dr. Karl Lorenz

Section Chief, VA Palo Alto - Stanford Palliative Care Programs

Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine

Director, VA palliative care Quality Improvement Resource Center (QuIRC)

Katherine Irene Pettus

Liaison for International Association of Hospice and Palliative care to International Drug Policy Consortium

Vienna NGO Coalition on Drugs and UN Economic and Social Council

Research Interests: International Law, Palliative Care, harm reduction, global health ethics, theology, catholic social thought, post/neo- colonial studies

Dr. Lakshmi Koyyalagunta

MBBS and DA at Grant Medical college, Mumbai

Residency in Anesthesiology at U Mass, Worcester

Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Beth Israel( Harvard Medical School), Boston

Currently working as Professor at MD Anderson Cancer center Interests: Interventions in Cancer pain; drug abuse/misuse in the cancer pain setting

Dr. Manuel Trachsel


Senior Research and Teaching Assistant

Institute of Biomedical Ethics and Medical History University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 3, Switzerland

Dr. Megan Doherty

Consultant in paediatric palliative care from Canada.

Leads the World Child Cancer programme activities in Bangladesh

Dr. Mhoira E. F. Leng

Head of Palliative Care

Mulago Hospital and Makerere University, Kampala

c/o Hospice Africa Uganda, Kampala

Medical Director - Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust

Dr. Michael Minton

Retired medical director palliative care unit

Oxford University Hospital

Dr. Preeya Desh

MD, Hematology/Oncology Physician

Founder of Wabi Sabi Health Foundation, US

Medical Task Coordinator and on the Board of Advisors - Sharon Palliative Care Center in Salem

Presented - Innovations in Palliative Careat Yale’s Unite for sight conference


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