b'18BIOGRAPHIESAnjali Varma Desai, MD, MSCE,is an Attending Physician on the Supportive Care and Hospital Medicine Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her investigative interests lie at the intersection of palliative care, digital innovation, and health equity implementation science. In particular, Dr. Desais research focuses on leveraging digital health interventions to promote health equity in the delivery of palliative care, including person-centered care that is concordant with a patients core values, goals, and personhood. Dr. Desai is a 2021 NPCRC Grantee (Kornfeld Scholar)[email protected] Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, RN, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN,is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Co-Director of Caregiver and Bereavement Support Services in the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care. He is also Co-lead of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Groups Caregiver Core. Dr. Dionne-Odoms research focuses on the development, testing, and implementation of early palliative care, lay navigator-led coaching interventions to enhance the coping and decision support skills of family caregivers of care recipients with advanced cancer and heart failure, particularly for under-resourced African American/Black and rural-dwelling family caregivers. Dr. Dionne-Odom is a past recipient of an NPCRC Jr. Faculty Career Development Award and a 2019 NPCRC Pilot and Exploratory Project Support Grant. He is currently funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Cancer Institute, the Cambia Health Foundation, and the Gordon and Betty Moore [email protected] Docherty, PhD,is Interim Vice Dean for Research and Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine at Duke University. As a nurse scientist, Dr. Docherty studies how to improve palliative care models, symptom management, and decision making for children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting, chronic conditions. She is an internationally known methodologist with expertise in qualitative, mixed methods, and data visualization approaches to study the complexity inherent in human responses to chronic and life-limiting illness. She has served as a research mentor for the NPCRC and content expert and she is a member of AAHPM. [email protected] (Kate) Doyon, PhD, MEd, RN, CHPN,is an assistant professor at Boise State University, School of Nursing, in Boise, Idaho. She recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Palliative Care and Aging at the University of Colorado. Her research focuses on mitigating health disparities in hospice and palliative care through communication interventions. Dr. Doyon is a Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Research Scholar. [email protected]'