Chief, Palliative Medicine Service

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About Me

I came to Memorial Sloan Kettering in August 2008 from Sydney, Australia, where I had spent ten years as chief of a large academic palliative medicine program. I trained in internal medicine, palliative medicine, and pain medicine; and also served as a Fellow in palliative medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. My research interests include prognostication and the cancer cachexia (loss of body weight and muscle mass) syndrome. I am the associate editor of the new Palliative Medicine textbook published by Elsevier, and as well am editor of books on prognostication and on opioid pharmacology. I am co-chair of the Palliative Care section of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Pain Medicine; Palliative Medicine
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, University of Sydney Medical School (Australia)
  • Residencies: Sydney Hospital; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (Australia)
  • Fellowships: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; Eversleigh Hospital (Australia); Cleveland Clinic Hospital (US)
  • Board Certifications: Australia: General (Internal) Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine

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