Diane E. Meier MD

Diane Meier, MD, is a geriatrician, and internationally recognized expert on palliative medicine and Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 MacArthur Fellowship “genius” award for her work advancing access to palliative care for all patient populations and settings. Dr. Meier has published more than 200 original peer review papers, as well as several books, and has presented and written extensively on palliative care in a range of clinical settings. She edited the first textbook on geriatric palliative care, along with four editions of Geriatric Medicine.