Mellar P. Davis, MD, FCCP, FAAHPM

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

Dr. Davis is a member of the Palliative Care Department, and Section Head, Geisinger Medical System Danville, PA. He has been a member of the Geisinger Medical Staff since August 2016. In his role as Section Head, Dr. Davis is responsible for developing palliative care services throughout the Geisinger Medical System including outpatient and inpatient services. In addition, Dr. Davis works with the Geisinger Hospice Services to develop and coordinate care within the central region.

Dr. Davis was a member of the Cleveland Clinic Palliative Care section, Taussig Cancer Institute and fellowship director until joining the Geisinger Medical System. He was the co- chair of the Palliative Care Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care (MASCC) and a past board member since 2010. He is a Professor of Medicine in The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, since 2009 and elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2010. He is Editor-in-Chief of Progress on Palliative Care. His present duties include the Associate Editor-in-Chief of PC FACS (Fast Article Critical Summary for Clinicians in Palliative Care).