Central Council Members

North Zone

Mrs. Neha Tripathi
Director – International Affairs,
Cancer Aid Society,
Lucknow.

Email: nehatripathi@canceraidsocietyindia.org
Contact number: +91 94150 88055

Dr. Seema Mishra
Professor Onco-Anaesthesia and Palliative Medicine,
Dr. B.R.A., I.R.C.H., A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi.

Email: seemamishra2003@gmail.com
Contact number: +91 98990 61105

South Zone

Ms. Saroja Gangaiah
Pharmacist,
Department of Palliative Medicine,
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology,
Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Email: sarojags12@gmail.com
Contact number: +91 94489 33497

Mr. Mujeeb Kuttamassery
Chairman,
Life Care Foundation,
Life Care Palliative Care Center,
Aulva, Kerala.

Email: mujeebkuttamassery@gmail.com
Contact number: +91 98460 68962

West Zone

Dr. Anuja Damani
Associate Professor, Department of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
National Faculty, IAPC

Email: anuja.damani@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 91584 37827

Dr. K.V. Ganapathy
Clinical Psychologist,
CEO ‘JASCAP’, An NGO associated with Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Email: ganpathykv3@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 98197 23767

East Zone

Dr. Mami Parija
Sr Consultant, Anaesthesia,
Apollo Hospital,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
President, Amrit Dhara Palliative care Trust.

Email: mami96@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 80939 60121

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh
Professor and Head,
Radiation Oncology,
Indira Gandhi Institute Medical Sciences,
Patna, Bihar.

Email: profsinghrajesh@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 99390 88899

North-East Zone

Dr. Arun Deka
Associate professor,
Palliative medicine & Onco-anaesthesia,
State Cancer institute,
Guwahati Medical College Hospital,
Assam.

Email: drarundeka25@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 70028 33394

Dr. Tanma Mahanta
Palliative Care Consultant,
In-charge of palliative care unit (ACCF),
Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh,
Assam.

Email: tanmamahanta@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 60019 07658

Ex-Officio Members

Past President

Dr. Mary Ann Muckaden
Medical Lead, Sukoon Nilaya
Professor and Former HoD,
Department of Palliative Medicine,
TATA Memorial Hospital,
Mumbai.

Email: muckadenma@tmc.gov.in
Contact Number: +91 99202 71114

Past Secretary

Dr. Abhijit Dam
Founder and Medical Director,
Kosish – The Hospice,
Jharkand.

Email: ratuldam@yahoo.com
Contact Number: +91 87899 76351

Co-opted Members

Dr. Geeta Joshi
Chief Executive Officer, Community Oncology Center, Gujarat Cancer Society,
Former Dy Director, Department of Palliative Medicine, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Email: dr.geetajoshi@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 98240 75707

Lt. Mrs. Alice Stella Verginia
Lieutenant (Retd) Indian Army,
Staff Nurse (Retd) Gov. Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala,
National Faculty, IAPC.

Email: stellatimung@yahoo.in
Contact Number: +91 92888 06038

Overseas Members

Dr. Joris Gielen
Director, Center for Health Care Ehtics, Pittsburgh,
United States of America.

Email: gielen@duq.edu
Contact Number: +91 98240 75707

Dr. Mhoira Leng
Head, Palliative Care,
Makerere University, Uganda.
Medical Director of Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust, Scotland.

Email: dr@mhoira.net.com

Contact Number: +256 705 069109

Dr. Suresh Reddy
Professor,
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine,
Division of Cancer Medicine,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas,
United States of America.

Email: sureshred@gmail.com
Contact Number: +91 63013 20960