National Faculty

Dr. Republica Sridhar

Founder and Managing Trustee

RMD Pain and Palliative care Trust

Dr. Savita Butola

Chief Medical Officer (Selection Grade), Composite Hospital

Border Security Force, Jalandhar Cantt (Pb)

MBBS, CCEPC, NFPM, PG Dip. (Maternal & Child Health),

PG Dip. (Health & Hospital Administration), Diploma (Palliative Medicine, Cardiff, UK)

Started palliative care in Border Security Force.

Dr. Shafika Banoo


Palliative Care Physician

Apollo Cancer Specialty , Chennai

Kumaran Hospital Pvt , Chennai

Special Interests : Supportive Oncology , medical Ethics , Advance Care Planning


Dr. Shaji KS

Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry

Government Medical Colllege, Thrissur,Keral

Area of Interest: Public Mental Health & Geriatric Mental Health

Dr. Shoba Nair

MD MRCP MSc (Palliative Medicine)

Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals UK

Associate Professor on Sabattical

St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

Dr. Shrikant Atreya

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine),

Post Doctoral Fellowship(Palliative Medicine), ICRETT fellowship (Uganda)

Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata Committee member, Maharashtra Palliative Care Policy

Dr. Stanley Cecil Macaden

National Coordinator - Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) for its Palliative Care Programmes

Served in Bangalore Baptist Hospital (BBH) for 27 years

Head – Palliative Care Department Ex Director (CEO) of Bangalore Baptist Hospital Past Secretary and National Faculty - Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC)

Dr. M M Sunil Kumar

Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences

WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Policy on Access to Pain Relief

Pallium India Trust, Thiruvananthapuram

Dr. Sunitha Daniel

MRCP General Medicine (UK), MRCP (Palliative Medicine)

Assistant Professor in Pain and Palliative Medicine

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Kochi,
Currently registered for the Ph. D at Hull York Medical School, UK

Dr. K. Suresh Kumar

Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM)

WHO Collaborating Centre


Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar

Professor & Head Department of Onco-Ansesthesia,Pain and Palliative care

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Editor, Indian Journal of Palliative Care


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Kochi, Kerala, India. Tel: +91 88487 03774


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