Diane E. Meier

Director, Center to Advance Pallative Care; Co-Director , Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Diane E. Meier is director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the US. She is also co-director of the Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center, vice chair for Public Policy, Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Meier’s awards include a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship, HealthLeaders Media recognition as one of 20 Americans who make healthcare better and the American Cancer Society’s 2012 Medal of Honor for Cancer Control.

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