Editorial Team

Former Editor

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Howard S. Smith, MD, FACP (2012-2013)

Department of Anesthesiology, Albany Medical Center College. Albany, NY, USA

Editors-in-Chief

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Charles B. Simone, II, MD

Medical Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Zhi-hua Zhu, MD, PhD

State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Palliative Radiotherapy Subcommittee (Chairmen)

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Edward L.W. Chow, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCPC

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
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Stephen Lutz, MD

Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Blanchard Valley Regional Cancer Center, Findlay, OH, USA

Palliative Radiotherapy Subcommittee

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Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA
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Kristopher Dennis, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
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Quynh Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Candice Johnstone, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin; Medical Director, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network, Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Joshua Jones, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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May N. Tsao, MD, FRCP

Radiation Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Randy L. Wei, MD, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology, UC Irvine, Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center, Orange, USA

Surgical Palliative Care Subcommittee (Chairmen)

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Geoffrey P. Dunn, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery and Medical Director of the Palliative Care Consultation Service at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA.
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Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS

Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA.

Pain Management Subcommittee (Chairman)

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Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD

Tenured Professor and Chairman, Department of Pain Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Surgical Palliative Care Subcommittee

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Daniel B. Hinshaw, MD, FACS

Palliative Medicine Consultant, Palliative Care Program, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System & Palliative Care Clinic, University of Michigan Geriatrics Center Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Professor of Palliative Care, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York, USA
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Christine Carter Toevs, MD, FACS

Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
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Alexandra M Easson, M.D., FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada

Ethics Subcommittee (Chairmen)

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Blair Henry,

Senior Ethicist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto ON, Canada , Canada

Editorial Board

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Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD

Tenured Professor and Chairman, Department of Pain Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Meera Ruth Agar, FRACP, FAChPM, MPallCare

Department of Palliative Care, Braeside Hospital, New South Wales , Australia
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Samy Alsirafy

Palliative Medicine Unit, Kasr Al-Ainy Center of Clinical Oncology & Nuclear Medicine, Kasr Al-Ainy School of Medicine, Cairo University, Manial Al-Rodah, Cairo, Egypt
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Bárbara Antunes, MSc

Faculty of Medicine University of Porto; Research Associate, Centro de Estudos e Investigação em Saúde, University of Coimbra, Portugal
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Robert M. Arnold, MD

Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Montefiore University Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA
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Sharmila Banerjee Prof. , PhD

Radiopharmaceuticals Division, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
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Ann Berger, MSN, M.D.

National Institutes of health, USA
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Sushma Bhatnagar

Anaesthesiology, Pain & Palliative Care, Dr. B.R.A Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India

Sara Booth

Oncology Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, England
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Maria Paola Brugnoli, MD

Pain and Palliative Care Service Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health 10 Center Drive Room 2-1733, MSC 1517 Bethesda, MD 20892
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Margaret L. Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN

Professor, College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
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Amy A. Case, MD

Internal Medicine, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University at Buffalo School of Medicine, VA Western New York Healthcare System
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Carmen Chan

The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China.
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Edward L.W. Chow, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCPC

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
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Mellar P. Davis, MD, FCCP, FAAHPM

Director of Palliative Care Services, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA

Luc Deliens, MA, MSc, PhD

Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group Ghent University & Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium.
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Rony Dev, MD, Assistant Professor

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Ketan Dhatariya

Consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine, Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY, United Kingdom.
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Geoffrey P. Dunn, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery and Medical Director of the Palliative Care Consultation Service at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA.
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Robin L. Fainsinger, MB, ChB, CCFP, FCFP

Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Ciro A Floriani

Inst Nacl Canc ConBio INCA, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

José António Ferraz Gonçalves, MD, MSc, PhD

Director of the Palliative Care Service, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
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Hercília Guimarães

Serviço de Neonatologia, Hospital de S. João, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
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Huda Abu-Saad Huijer RN, PhD, FEANS, FAAN

Hariri School of Nursing, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
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Joshua Jones, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Stein Kaasa, MD, PhD

Palliative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Norway
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Allan Kellehear, PhD., FAcSS

DHEZ Health and Wellbeing Centre and 50th Anniversary Professor (End-of-Life Care), University of Bradford, Richmond Rd, Bradford, UK

Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD

Behavioral Medicine, The Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass. Lexington, KY, USA
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Theresa T K Lai, DHSc, IMDHA, IFA, RM, RN

Palliative Medical Unit, Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong

Xiaomei Li, MD

Beijing Military General Hospital, Beijing, China

Yang Ling, MD

Changzhou Cancer Hospital, Affiliated of Soochow University, Changzhou, China

Mari Lloyd-Williams, MD, FRCP, FRCGP, MMedSci, JP, FLSW

Academic Palliative and Supportive Care Studies Group (APSCSG), Division of Primary Care, Waterhouse Building, Liverpool, England
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Maurie Markman, MD

Eastern Regional Medical Center, 1331 East Wyoming Avenue Philadelphia, USA
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Christine Marosi

Department of Oncology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Sebastiano Mercadante, MD

Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit and Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, La Maddalena Cancer Center, Palermo, Italy; Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care & Emergencies, University of Palermo, Italy
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Sonja McIlfatrick

All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, Institute of Nursing and Health Research, University of Ulster, Ulster, Northern Ireland
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Michael T. Milano, MD, PhD

University of Rochester Cancer Center, Rochester, NY, USA
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Mitsunori Miyashita

Division of Palliative Nursing, Health Sciences, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
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Alexander Molassiotis, RN, PhD

School of Nursing & WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
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Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS

Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA.
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Elżbieta Nowara, MD, PhD

Clinical and Experimental Oncology Department, Maria Skłodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Poland
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Margaret O'Connor

Vivian Bullwinkel Chair in Palliative Care Nursing, Palliative Care Research Team, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia

Asao Ogawa, MD, PhD

Psycho-Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, 6-5-1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8577, Japan
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Patsy Yates, PhD, RN, FRCNA

School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia

Jeffrey Peppercorn, M.D.

Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA

Eric E Prommer, MD

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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Lukas Radbruch

Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Palliative Care Centre, Malteser Hospital Bonn/Rhein-Sieg, D-53127 Bonn, Germany

Trisha Ready, PhD

Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA, USA
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Paul Rousseau, MD

Medical Director, Arista Hospice, Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
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Tony Ryan

School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield, UK
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Stephan A. Schug, MD, FANZCA, FFPMNZCA

School of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Western Australia, the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia.

Wenlong Shao, MD, PhD

Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease & China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, China
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Winnie KW So, PHD, MHA, BN, RN

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
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Stephanie Stiel

Univ Hosp Erlangen, Div Palliat Med, Krankenhausstr 12, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany
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Herbert Watzke

Division of Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Christoph H. R. Wiese, MHBA

Oberarzt der Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Leitender Arzt Schmerzmedizin, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
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Rebecca Yeung, MD

Department of Clinical Oncology, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong
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Chan Kwok Ying, MRCP, FHKCP (Medicine)

Palliative Medical unit, Grantham Hospital, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
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Yufeng Zhou, Asst Prof, PhD

Division of Engineering Mechanics, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Associate Editors

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Jan Gaertner

Department of Palliative Care, University Clinic Freiburg, Germany
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Caprice A. Knapp, PhD

Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
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Jian Wang, MD

State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
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Sheila Payne, RGN, PhD, C.Psychol

Division of Health Research, Bowland Tower East, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Section Editor

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Qing Ma, MD (Oncology)

Department of Oncology, the General Hospital of the TianJin Medical University , China
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Longping Peng, M.Med (Urology)

Center of Reproductive Medicine, Nanjing Jinling Hospital,Nanjing,China

Zongshi Qin, M.Med

Department of Acupuncture, Guang’anmen Hospital, China Acadmey of Chinese Medical Sciences
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Na Zhang, MD, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology, Liaoning Province Cancer Hospital&Institute, Cancer Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China

Managing Editors

Grace S. Li

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Eunice X. Xu

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Senior Editors

Suki X. Tang

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Nancy Q. Zhong

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Elva S. Zheng

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Silvia L. Zhou

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Science Editors

Tracy Y. Zhang

Editorial Office,Annals of Palliative Medicine

Molly J. Wang

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Melanie C. He

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Lucille L. Ye

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Mira Q. Wu

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine