Building International Collaboration

The Institute  has secured the support of a panel of leading collaborators from across the island of Ireland and internationally, all of whom make a valuable contribution to the work of the Institute. The Expert Collaborators have a wide range of experience and expertise in the area of palliative care and offer guidance and advice to the Institute.

Director & Thematic Lead: Rehabilitation & Cachexia, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre Cardiff

Social Media Lead, European Association for Palliative Care

Department Chair, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, TX
Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Liverpool, Director, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Medical Director, Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool, Clinical Director, Directorate of Palliative Care, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals

Professor of Palliative Care and Policy, King’s College London / King’s Health Partners Director, Cicely Saunders Institute, Scientific Director, Cicely Saunders International, Director of Research & Innovation, (and Assistant Medical Director), King’s College Hospital

Director, Research, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Professor, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University Scientific Officer, Pallium Canada
National Clinical Lead of The National Gold Standards Framework Centre in End of life Care, Honorary Professor End of Life Care, University of Birmingham
Chair of Palliative Medicine at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhem University Bonn, Director of the Department of Palliative Care at the University Hospital Bonn and Director of the Department of Palliative Medicine at the Malteser Hospital Bonn/Rhein-Sieg

Professor and Director of Academic Palliative and Supportive Care Research Studies Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liverpool. Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Professor of Primary Care Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London
Associate Professor, Division of Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Investigator, Bruyère and Ottawa Hospital Research Institutes, Medical Director, Palliative Care Unit, Bruyère Continuing Care
Professor and Division Director Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta
Professor of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Professor Emeritus, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, India.
Head of Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital & University of Oslo, Director of European Palliative Care Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (NTNU).
Advisory Board member for Dimbleby Cancer Care, consultant to Northern Ireland Cancer Network, Milford Cancer Care Centre, LOROS Hospice in communication skills training and International liaison lead for the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, University of Liverpool.
Chief of the Psychiatry Service, Chair of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York