Luigi Grassi, MD, MPhil, University of Ferrara, Italy
Dr Luigi Grassi is a Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Dean of the Department of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation at the University of Ferrara. He also serves as Chief of the University Integrated Unit of Hospital Psychiatry at S. Anna University Hospital and Health Trust.
Dr Grassi has served as the President of the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) and of the International Federation of the Psycho-Oncology Societies.
His clinical and research activity regards psycho-oncology, consultation-liaison psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and psychosocial rehabilitation in psychiatry. He is author of about 200 scientific papers, book chapters, and books for Oxford University Press, Wiley and Springer.
Daniel McFarland, DO, MS, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
Dr Daniel McFarland is the Director of Psycho-Oncology and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Division of Hematology/oncology at the University of Rochester/Wilmot Cancer Center.
Dr McFarland completed a combined internal medicine/psychiatry residency at Rush University Medical Center followed by fellowship in hematology/medical oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He is trained in consultation-liaison clinical with a fellowship from memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. His research interests include communication, doctor-patient relationship, ethics, and physician wellbeing.
Michelle Riba, MD, MS, University of Michigan, USA
Dr Michelle Riba is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the PsychOncology Program at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center.
Dr Riba serves as the Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Distress Guidelines and Co-Chair of the World Psychiatric Association's section on PsychOncology and Palliative Care. She also serves as the Editor-in-Chief and Section Editor for Complex Medical and Psychiatric Issues of Current Psychiatry Reports, published by Springer.
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