b'12BIOGRAPHIESDesiree Azizoddin, PsyD, MS,is a behavioral scientist and pain psychologist at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Stephensen Cancer Center. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and affiliate research faculty member at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her research specializes in developing novel behavioral pain management interventions for patients with cancer who are using opioids. Dr. Azizoddin is a 2020 NPCRC grantee for the Jack Kornfeld Scholars Award and serves as PI on NCI-fundedR21 and K08 [email protected] Bakitas, DNSc, CRNP, FAAN, is professor, Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, and Co-Director, Center for Palliative and Supportive Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing and Department of Medicine. She has developed innovative methods, such as tele-health and tele-consultation, to improve palliative and supportive care access for under-represented persons with serious illness and family caregivers. She is leads or consults on multiple projects that are adapting or implementing her early palliative care intervention, ENABLE (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends), for diverse populations (heart failure, COPD, LVADs) and cultures (Turkey, Singapore, Iran). Dr. Bakitas has published over 200 original data-based papers, book chapters and books. She is an American Academy of Nursing and Palliative Care Nursing Fellow. She is a recipient of an NPCRC career award and pilot funding and has served as a mentor for several Kornfeld early career scholars. [email protected] E. Barnato, MD, MPH, MS,is the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Director at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine. She is a board-certified preventive medicine and public health physician, a fellowship-trained hospice and palliative medicine physician, and a decision scientist. Her research focuses on variation in end-of-life intensive care unit (ICU) and life-sustaining treatment use, including the influences of organizational norms, provider-patient communication, and implicit cognition. She just completed a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS) and is a former recipient of pilot and exploratory funding from both the ACS and the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC), a faculty member in the NPCRC career development curriculum, and a member of the Dartmouth palliative care team piloting the AAHPM facilitated Palliative Care Quality Collaborative registry. [email protected]'