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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: 18

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.063

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

Editorial Board


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

Senior Associate Editors

J. Andrew Billings, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

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

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

Cynthia Goh, MD
National Cancer Centre Singapore

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

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

Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD
Stanford University

Mildred Z. Solomon, EdD
Harvard Medical School

Associate Editors

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

Stacy Fischer, MD
University of Colorado Denver

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

Cari R. Levy, MD
University of Colorado Denver

Staffan Lundström, MD, PhD
Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation

Daniel D. Matlock, MD
University of Colorado

Susan C. Miller, PhD                        
Brown University

Christine Ritchie, MD
University of California San Francisco

Paul C. Rousseau, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Deborah Witt Sherman, PhD,  FAAN
Florida International University

Joanne Wolfe, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

Managing Editor

Lisa Pelzek-Braun
Kobacker House
800 McConnell Drive
Columbus, OH 43215

Founding Editor

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

Editorial Board

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

Robert M. Arnold, MD
University of Pittsburgh

Craig D. Blinderman, MD 
Columbia University

Susan Block, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Eduardo Bruera, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ira Byock, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Emily Chai, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvey M. Chochinov, MD, PhD
University of Manitoba

David Clark, PhD
University of Glasgow

Jane deLima Thomas, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ruth Engelberg, PhD
University of Washington

Mary Ersek, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Pennsylvania

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

Muriel R. Gillick, MD
Harvard University

James Hallenbeck, MD
Stanford University

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

Juliet Jacobsen, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

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

Timothy J. Keay, MD, MA
University of Maryland

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

Linda Kristjanson, RN, PhD
Swinburne University 

Charles L. Loprinzi, MD
Mayo Clinic

Susan McMillan, PhD, FAAN
University of South Florida

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

Tatsuya Morita, MD
Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital

Patricia Mullan, PhD
University of Michigan

Karen Ogle, MD
Michigan State University

Shirley Otis-Green, LCSW 
Collaborative Caring

Holly G. Prigerson, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College

Jennifer Reidy, MD
University of Massachusetts

Drew A. Rosielle, MD
University of Minnesota Medical Center

Nigel Sykes, MA, BM, BCh, FRCGP
St. Christopher's Hospice
Sydenham, London

Joan Teno, MD
Brown University

James A. Tulsky, MD
Duke University

Joseph S. Weiner, MD, PhD
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine 

Jocelyn White, MD, FACP
Oregon Health Science University

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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