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Journal of Palliative Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD

ISSN: 1096-6218 • Online ISSN: 1557-7740 • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 19

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.023

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2016

Editorial Board

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Hospice and Palliative Medicine for OhioHealth
Columbus, OH
United States
Telephone: 614-566-5377; 888-389-6231

SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Margaret L. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Wayne State University
United States

David C. Currow, MD
Flinders University
Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Australia

Cynthia Goh, MD
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Singapore

Irene Higginson, BmedSci, BMBS, FFPHM, PhD
King's College London
United Kingdom

Diane E. Meier, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States

R. Sean Morrison, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States

Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD
Stanford University
United States

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Emily Chai, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States

Karen Cross, MD
Hospice and Palliative Care Center, North Carolina
United States

Stacy Fischer, MD
University of Colorado Denver
United States

Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina
United States

Cari R. Levy, MD
University of Colorado Denver
United States

Staffan Lundström, MD, PhD
Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation
Sweden

Daniel D. Matlock, MD
University of Colorado
United States

Susan C. Miller, PhD
Brown University
United States

Christine Ritchie, MD
University of California San Francisco
United States

Paul C. Rousseau, MD
Charleston, SC 
United States

Deborah Witt Sherman, PhD, FAAN
Florida International University
United States

Joanne Wolfe, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
United States

MANAGING EDITOR

Lisa Pelzek-Braun
OhioHealth
Kobacker House
800 McConnell Drive
Columbus, OH 43215
614-533-6297
Lisa.Pelzek-Braun@ohiohealth.com

FOUNDING EDITOR


David E. Weissman, MD
Palliative Care Education, LLC
Shorewood, WI
United States

EDITORIAL BOARD

Melissa D. Aldridge, PhD, MBA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States

Robert M. Arnold, MD
University of Pittsburgh
United States

Daniel Azevedo, MD
Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Brazil

Craig D. Blinderman, MD
Columbia University
United States

Susan Block, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
United States

Eduardo Bruera, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
United States

Sofia Bunge, MD
Program Argentino de Medicina
Argentina

Ira Byock, MD
Institute for Human Caring, Providence Health & Services
United States

Carlos Centeno, MD, PhD
Clinica Universidad de Navarra
Spain

Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
United States

Harvey M. Chochinov, MD, PhD
University of Manitoba
Canada

Agnes Csikos, MD, PhD
University of Pecs
Hungary

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
United States

James Downar, MD
University of Toronto

Canada

John Ellershaw
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom

Ruth Engelberg, PhD
University of Washington
United States

Mary Ersek, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Pennsylvania
United States

Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, FAAN
City of Hope National Medical Center
United States

Marilene Filbet, MD
Centre hospitalier Lyon sud
France

Carl Johan Fürst, MD, PhD
Lund University
Sweden

Javier Gomez-Batista, MD, PhD
WHO Collaborating Center for Palliative Care Public Health
University of Vic
Spain

James Hallenbeck, MD
Stanford University
United States

Pam Hinds, PhD, FAAN
Children's National Medical Center
United States

Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Yoshiyuki Kizawa, MD, PhD, FJSIM
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Linda Kristjanson, RN, PhD
Swinburne University
Australia

Jung Hye Kwon, MD, PhD
Hallym University
Seoul, Korea

Philip Larkin, RN, PhD
University College Dublin, and
Our Lady's Hospice and Care Services

Ireland

Joan Marston, MD
International Children’s Palliative Network
South Africa

Susan McMillan, PhD, FAAN
University of South Florida
United States

Masanori Mori, MD
Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital
Japan

Tatsuya Morita, MD
Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital
Japan

Shirley Otis-Green, LCSW
Collaborative Caring
United States

Gayatri Palat, MD
MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Center
India

Sheila Payne, BA(Hons), PhD, RN, DipN, CPsychol
Lancaster University
United Kingdom

Holly G. Prigerson, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine
United States

Lukas Radbruch, MD
University Hospital Bonn
Germany

M.R. Rajagopal, MD
Pallium India
India

Jennifer Reidy, MD
University of Massachusetts
United States

Graeme Rocker, MD
QEII Health Sciences
Canada

Leah Rosenberg, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
United States

Drew A. Rosielle, MD
University of Minnesota Medical Center
United States

Joan Teno, MD
University of Washington
United States

Satoru Tsuneto, MD, PhD
Graduate School of Medicine
Kyoto University
Japan

James A. Tulsky, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
United States

Camilla Zimmermann, MD
University Health Network
Canada

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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