Renowned Palliative Care Speaker M. R. Rajagopal

Dr. M. R. Rajagopal, the pioneer of palliative medicine in India (Photo by Remabh [CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Dr. M. R. Rajagopal is the founder-chairman of Pallium India, a palliative care non-governmental organization based out of Kerala, India. A 2018 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, he has been referred to as the “father of palliative care in India” (first by The New York Times) in honor of his significant contribution to the Indian palliative care scene. Dr. Rajagopal was awarded the Padma Shri,’ one of the highest civilian honors, by the government of India in 2018 and the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism by Human Rights Watch in 2014.

Monday, Sept. 17

8 a.m., Internal Medicine Library 3SE General Hospital (Elevator BE, Level 3): “Moving Knowledge, Not People: Project Echo”

Noon, MERF 2117: “Treat the Suffering, Not Just Diseases”

4:30 to 6 p.m.: 20 College of Nursing Building: The Global Impact of U.S. Opioid Policies

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Noon, Foreign Relations Council luncheon, Congregational Church: “Palliative Care is Everyone’s Business: Social Capital and Community Participation” (free if not eating lunch)

4 to 5:30 p.m., 115 College of Pharmacy, Banker Room: “Developing the Role of the Pharmacist in India”

6 to 9 p.m., University Athletic Club: “Dying Well: A Community Forum on Palliative Care in Iowa and in India” (refreshments served)

Sponsored by the University of Iowa International Programs, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and UI Hospitals & Clinics

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Dr. M. R. Rajagopal, the pioneer of palliative medicine in India (Photo by Remabh [CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Dr. M. R. Rajagopal is the founder-chairman of Pallium India, a palliative care non-governmental organization based out of Kerala, India. A 2018 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, he has been referred to as the “father of palliative care in India” (first by The New York Times) in honor of his significant contribution to the Indian palliative care scene. Dr. Rajagopal was awarded the Padma Shri,’ one of the highest civilian honors, by the government of India in 2018 and the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism by Human Rights Watch in 2014.

Monday, Sept. 17

8 a.m., Internal Medicine Library 3SE General Hospital (Elevator BE, Level 3): “Moving Knowledge, Not People: Project Echo”

Noon, MERF 2117: “Treat the Suffering, Not Just Diseases”

4:30 to 6 p.m.: 20 College of Nursing Building: The Global Impact of U.S. Opioid Policies

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Noon, Foreign Relations Council luncheon, Congregational Church: “Palliative Care is Everyone’s Business: Social Capital and Community Participation” (free if not eating lunch)

4 to 5:30 p.m., 115 College of Pharmacy, Banker Room: “Developing the Role of the Pharmacist in India”

6 to 9 p.m., University Athletic Club: “Dying Well: A Community Forum on Palliative Care in Iowa and in India” (refreshments served)

Sponsored by the University of Iowa International Programs, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and UI Hospitals & Clinics

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