b'PALLIATIVE CARE RETREAT & RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM25Arif Kamal, MD, MBA, MHS,isthe inaugural Chief Patient Officer for the American Cancer Society and Associate Professor at Duke University.He oversees all national and global patient-, caregiver-, and healthcare professional-facing activities at ACS covering 5000+ communities and touching 55M lives through education, engagement, housing, navigation, and transportation initiatives.He maintains an outpatient PC practice at Duke.Dr. Kamal is a 2014 AAHPM Research Scholar and a co-investigator on an NPCRC pilot award in [email protected] Kavalieratos, PhD,is Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University, and the Director of Research and Quality for the Emory Palliative Care Center. He received his PhD in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Kavalieratos is a health services researcher whose work focuses on development, evaluation, and implementation of primary and specialty models of palliative care. Dr. Kavalieratos received the 2019 Early Career Investigator Award from AAHPM, and he serves as Chair of the AAHPMs Research Committee. Dr. Kavalieratos work has been supported by organizations including NPCRC, NHLBI, and the Cystic Fibrosis [email protected] Keeney, PhD, DPT,is an Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and a Clinician Scientist in the Center for Aging and Serious Illness at the Mongan Institute. Her research focuseson the development of palliative rehabilitation interventions for older adults living with advanced heart failure. Dr. Keeney is a 2022 NPCRC Kornfeld [email protected] S. Kelley, MD, MSHS,was appointed Deputy Director at the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institutes of Health, in September 2022. Dr. Kelley works closely with the NIA director, provides strategic leadership, supervises daily operations, and serves as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Institute. Additionally, she oversees diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives. Prior to coming to NIH, Dr. Kelley was Hermann Merkin Professor in Palliative Care, Professor and Vice Chair for Health Policy and Faculty Development in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and Senior Associate Dean for Gender Equity in Research Affairs, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Her research, which bridges geriatrics and palliative medicine by focusing on the needs of seriously ill older adults and their families, has been funded by NIA through multiple grants, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and the National Palliative Care Research Center, among [email protected]'