The President (Professor Allan Kellehear). The President is Chair of the PHPCI Council and represents the interests of the organization as a whole. The President is first contact for other international or national organisations in palliative care. Please contact the President if you represent a national or international palliative care organization wishing to have a formal reciprocal affiliation agreement with PHPCI.
The Vice-President (Dr Julian Abel). The Vice-President deputizes for the President in all Council and public functions. The Vice-President may represent the Council on particular policy, educational, accreditation, or research matters important to Council or its membership. Please contact the Vice-President if you have enquiries about sponsorship, advertising, conference development, or funding possibilities.
The Treasurer (Peter Ellis) is principal financial officer for PHPCI and overseas the budgetary position of the association. Please contact the Treasurer if you have enquiries about taxation, outstanding invoices, or related financial matters.
The Membership Secretary (Bonnie Tompkins) is responsible for setting and regulating membership fees and for fielding all enquiries regarding membership of PHPCI. Members and non-members should direct their enquiries about membership fees and entitlements to the Membership Secretary.
Bonnie also coordinates our webinar events. If you need a code or link for a webinar please get in touch.
The Webmaster (Kerrie Noonan) is responsible for the creation, design, updating, revision, and maintenance of the PHPCI website. If you have any enquiries about errors, additions, or revisions to the website, these suggestions (which are usually subject to Council approval) should be directed to the Webmaster.
The Conference Representative (Professor Debbie Horsfall) is the go-to-person for all information concerning the upcoming International Conference for PHPCI. These conferences occur every two years. The next conference will occur in Leura, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. All delegate, advertising, and sponsorship enquiries should be directed to the Conference Representative.
The Postgraduate Representative (Dr Libby Sallnow) is the person responsible for the development of events, facilities or services on behalf of postgraduates or early career members of PHPCI. Any enquiries from and for postgraduates or early career palliative care colleagues should be directed to this post.
Regional Representatives represent the interests of PHPCI broadly and the PHPCI Council more specifically in the geographical regions where there are significant member concentrations around the world. They have direct access to Council meetings and give voice to international interests of public health and palliative care where there are strong membership concentrations. The current regional strengths (outside the UK) are in Spain (Dr Emilio Herrera) and India (Dr Suresh Kumar).
If you are in a SPANISH-SPEAKING nation please direct your PHPCI general enquiries to Dr Emilio Herrera: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are in ASIA please direct your PHPCI general enquiries to Dr Suresh Kumar: email@example.com