b'PALLIATIVE CARE RETREAT & RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM31Katherine Ornstein, PhD, MPH,is an epidemiologist who recently joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University where she is the Director of the Center for Equity in Aging in the School of Nursing.She also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research interests include family caregiving, home-based dementia care delivery, and the social determinants of being homebound. She is a past recipient of an NPCRC career development award and pilot exploratory [email protected] Patel, MD, PhD,is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Digestive Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a staff physician at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. His research focuses on describing and improving the quality of palliative care delivered to patients with liver disease. Dr. Patel is a 2020 AAHPM Research [email protected] Pozzar, PhD, RN, FNP-BC,is a nurse scientist in the Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pozzars research is focused on patient-clinician communication; health-related quality of life; symptom science; and treatment decision making among individuals with gynecologic cancers. Dr. Pozzars current project aims to develop and pilot test a collaborative agenda-setting intervention and communication aid for people with advanced ovarian cancer, their caregivers, and their clinicians. Dr. Pozzar is a 2021 NPCRC [email protected] Rent, MD,is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She is also affiliate faculty at the Duke Global Health Institute. Her research focuses on improving newborn health outcomes and family psychosocial support after perinatal loss in resource-constrained settings. Her current research is based in Tanzania and Ethiopia. Dr. Rent is a 2022 NPCRC grantee through the Kornfeld Scholars [email protected]'