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PDQ® Supportive and Palliative Care Editorial Board

  • Updated: 09/20/2011

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The PDQ Supportive and Palliative Care Editorial Board consists of experts in the fields of pain and palliative care, psychology, medical oncology, and pediatric oncology. This Board meets six times a year to develop and modify supportive care information in PDQ.

  • Debra Barton, R.N., Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D.
    University of Miami
    Miami, FL
  • Larry D. Cripe, M.D.
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Shalini Dalal, M.D.
    M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX
  • Barry Eagel, M.D.
    National Institutes of Health/SAIC
    Frederick, MD
    University of Connecticut
    Farmington, CT
  • Elana Farace, Ph.D.
    Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
    Hershey, PA
  • David R. Freyer, D.O., M.S.
    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Myra Glajchen, D.S.W.
    Beth Israel Medical Center
    New York, NY


  • Michele Y. Halyard, M.D.
    Mayo Clinic
    Scottsdale, AZ
  • Pamela Hinds, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
    Children’s National Medical Center
    Washington, DC
  • Jayesh Kamath, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Connecticut Health Center
    Farmington, CT
  • Jean Kristeller, Ph.D.
    Indiana State University
    Terre Haute, IN
  • Elena J. Ladas, M.S., R.D.
    Columbia University
    New York, NY
  • Lillian M. Nail, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S., F.A.A.N.
    Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute
    Portland, OR
  • Rudolph Navari, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Notre Dame
    Notre Dame, IN
  • Donald Nicholas, Ph.D.
    Ball State University
    Muncie, IN