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School of Social Work Faculty Member Joins Journal of Palliative Medicine

School of Social Work Faculty Member Joins Journal of Palliative Medicine

Iraida V. Carrion, PhD, LCSW, Associate professor in the School of Social Work, was invited and will become a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Palliative Medicine (JPM). It is the premier peer-reviewed journal covering medical, psychosocial, policy, and legal issues in end-of-life care and relief of suffering for patients with intractable pain. The JPM journal presents essential information for professionals in hospice/palliative medicine, focusing on improving quality of life for patients and their families,and the latest developments in drug and non-drug treatments. She will serve as reviewer for manuscript submissions, contribute editorial articles and in an advisory role for the continued success of the journal. Dr. Carrion also serves on the editorial boards of Health and Social Work and the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.