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

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
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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

Associate Editors

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Jan Gaertner

Palliative Care Center Hildegard, Basel, Switzerland
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Caprice A. Knapp, PhD

Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
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Sheila Payne, RGN, PhD, CPsychol

Division of Health Research, Bowland Tower East, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
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Jian Wang, MD

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

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

Palliative Radiotherapy Subcommittee

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Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH

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

Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
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Candice Johnstone, MD, MPH

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

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Quynh Nguyen, MD

Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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May N. Tsao, MD, FRCP

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, CA, 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, USA
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Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA

Surgical Palliative Care Subcommittee

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Alexandra M Easson, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
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Daniel B. Hinshaw, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Michigan; Palliative Care Program, University of Michigan Geriatrics Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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Christine Carter Toevs, MD, FACS

Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Pain Management Subcommittee (Chairman)

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Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD

Department of Pain Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Ethics Subcommittee (Chairman)

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Blair Henry,

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON, Canada

Editorial Board

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Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD

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

Department of Palliative Care, Braeside Hospital, Sydney, NSW, 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 Estudose Investigação em Saúde, University of Coimbra, 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, PA, 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, MD

National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD, 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, India

Sara Booth

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

Neuroscience, Psychology and Psychiatry Research Team Neurobioethics, UNESCO Chair Pontifical University Regina Apostolorum, Roma, Italy
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Margaret L. Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN

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

University at Buffalo School of Medicine, VA Western New York Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY, USA
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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

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

Luc Deliens, MA, MSc, PhD

End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, Brussels, Belgium
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Rony Dev, MD

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

Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich, UK
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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, USA
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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

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, Porto, Portugal
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Huda Abu-Saad Huijer RN, PhD, FEANS, FAAN

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

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), Trondheim, 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, Bradford, UK

Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD

Behavioral Medicine, The Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass. Lexington, KY, USA
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Theresa Tze-kwan Lai, DHSc, IMDHA, MIFA, RM, RN, FHKAN

The Jockey Club Home for Hospice, Hong Kong, China

Xiaomei Li, MD

Beijing Military General Hospital, Beijing, China

Yang Ling, MD

Changzhou Cancer Hospital, Affiliated of Soochow University, Changzhou, Jiangsu, 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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Simon S. Lo, MD, FACR, FASTRO

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
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Maurie Markman, MD

Eastern Regional Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 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, 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

Department of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
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Donald Moss, PhD

College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, Saybrook University, Oakland, CA, USA
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Elżbieta Nowara, MD, PhD

Clinical and Experimental Oncology Department, Maria Skłodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, 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, VIC, Australia

Asao Ogawa, MD, PhD

Psycho-Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
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Patsy Yates, PhD, RN, FRCNA

School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane City, QLD, Australia

Jeffrey Peppercorn, MD

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

Eric Prommer, MD, FAAHP, HMDC

Veterans Integrated Palliative Care Palliative Care UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Lukas Radbruch

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

Trisha Ready, PhD

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

Arista Hospice, Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
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Tony Ryan

School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield, 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, Perth, WA, 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, Guangdong, China
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Winnie KW So, PHD, MHA, BN, RN

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

Institute for General Practice, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
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Herbert Watzke

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

Christoph H. R. Wiese, MHBA

Department of Anesthesiology, Herzogin Elisabeth Hospital, Braunschweig, Germany
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Rebecca Yeung, MD

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

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

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

Section Editors

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Zongshi Qin, M.Med

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Na Zhang, MD, PhD

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

Managing Editors

Grace S. Li

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Eunice X. Xu

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Science Editors

Wei-En Fan

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Mira Q. Wu

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine

Senior Editor

Silvia L. Zhou

Editorial Office, Annals of Palliative Medicine