Scientific Advisory Committee

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SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Jorge Jimenez

Alia Alawneh

Assistant Member, Department of Internal Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan

Silvia Allende

Chief of Palliative Care Services
National Cancer Institute of Mexico

Hector Arreola

Economic Research Coordinator, Mexican Health Foundation
Visiting Research Scholar, University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas

Afsan Bhadelia (Co-Coordinator, Scientific Advisory Committee)

Research Associate, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Instructor, Johns Hopkins University
Adjunct Faculty, Public Health Foundation of India
Visiting Research Scholar, University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas

Nahid Bhadelia

Assistant Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center
Director of Infection Control, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory (NEIDL), Boston University
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Senior Fellow on Human Security, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University 

Maria Charlotte Bouësseau

Adviser, Service Delivery and Safety (SDS), World Health Organization 

Gene Bukhman

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Mariana Calderon 

National Project Coordinator, Access to Palliative Care and Pain Control, Mexican Health Foundation

Stephen Connor

Senior Fellow, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance 

Norman Daniels

Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health 

Ngan Dinh

Lecturer of Economics, Fulbright Economics Teaching Program
Senior Research Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School of Government 

Shekinah Elmore

MD Candidate, Harvard Medical School 

Victoria Fan

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa 

Hermes Florez

Professor of Medicine & Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 

Lachlan Forrow

Director, Ethics and Palliative Care Programs
Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
President, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship  

Hellen Gelband

Associate Director for Policy, The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) 

Liz Grant

Senior Lecturer, Global Health and Development, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Deputy Director Global Health Academy, Center for Population Health Science, University of Edinburgh 

Eduardo Gonzalez Pier

Secretary, Integration and Health Sector Development, Ministry of Health of Mexico 

Emilio Herrera

President, NewHealth Foundation
Director General, Enterprising Solutions for Health 

Cassia van der Hoof Holstein

Chief Partnership Integration Officer, Partners in Health 

Jimmie Holland

Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology
Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 

Jorge Jimenez

President, National Cancer Forum Chile
Former Minister of Health, Chile

Nancy Keating

Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care policy, Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

Erin Kobetz

Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Associate Director, Disparities and Community Outreach, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 

Virginia LeBaron

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Roberts Scholar, University of Virginia 

Yuanli Liu

Dean, Peking Union School of Public Health 

Silvana Luciani

Advisor, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Area of Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control
Pan American Health Organization 

Joan Marston

Chief Executive, International Children’s Palliative Care Network 

Farrah Mateen

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Department of Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Luke Messac

MD/PhD candidate, School of Medicine and Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania 

Scott Murray

St Columba's Hospice Chair of Primary Palliative Care, Primary Palliative Care Research Group
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Christian Ntizimira

Palliative Care Educator
Palliative Medicine Fellow, McConnell Heart Health Center Homereach Hospice
Member Founder, Rwanda Palliative Care and Hospice Organization (RPCHO) 

Joseph Rhatigan

Associate Chief, Division of Global Health Equity
Director, Doris and Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

Gary Rodin

Head, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network​

William Rosenberg

Former Medical Director, Menorah Medical Center CyberKnife Center

Sachin Silva

Research Associate, Global Health Systems Cluster, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Visiting Researcher, Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London

Julio Santamaria

Vice Minister of Health, Panama 

Dingle Spence

Oncology and Palliative Medicine Physician, Hope Institute, Jamaica

Mark Steedman

Global Health Programme Manager, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London
Former End-of-Life Care Policy Fellow, World Innovation Summit for Health 

Julie Torode

Deputy CEO and Advocacy & Programmes Director, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) 

Laura Torres

Operative Professional, Justice Cossio's Staff, Mexican Supreme Court 

Stephane Verguet

Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Senior Health Economist, Disease Control Priorities Network