Board of Directors

The IAHPC’s Board of Directors is made up of a very diverse group of professionals from across the world. Each one brings different experiences, expertise and skills to enrich our organization and helps us to reach our vision of universal access to palliative care and better quality of life for adults and children with life-threatening conditions and their families.


Lukas Radbruch

MD (Germany)
Chair - Board of Directors

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Roberto Wenk

MD (Argentina)
Past Chair - Board of Directors

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Liliana De Lima

MHA (USA)
Executive Director - Ex-officio

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Chitra Venkateswaran

MD (India)

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Claudia Burlá

(Brazil)

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Derek Doyle

OBE, Hon. DSc (Glasgow University), H. DSc. (QMU), FRCSEd. FRCP (Lond. and Edin.) FRCGP, FSA Scot.
Founder and Lifetime Board member

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Dingle Spence

(Jamaica)

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Ebtesam (Sammi) Ahmed

(Egypt, USA)

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Eve Namisango

(Uganda)

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Felicia Knaul

(USA)

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Gulnara Kunirova

(Kazakhstan)

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Harmala Gupta

(India)

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Hibah Osman

(Lebanon, USA)

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Mary Callaway

MME (USA)

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Nahla Gafer

(Sudan)

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Steven Radwany

MD (USA)

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William Farr

MD, PhD (USA)
Founder and Lifetime Board member

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Adviser to the Board

Julia Downing

PhD (Uganda)

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