Meet the Team

The Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care has a dedicated, compassionate and interprofessional team devoted to providing holistic care to patients. Together, they are committed to providing palliative care during any stage of serious illness.

It takes a team! The Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care team:

a photo of the members of the Palliative care team, names below

From left to right, back row: Dr. Desmond Leung; Dr. Daphna Grossman; Dr. Niren Shetty; Dr. Daryl Roitman; Shana Haberman; Kata Mrazovac; Michelle Hannikainen; Arshag Tokmanian; Sarah Yip, Nursing Fellow 2017-18; From left, front row: Karen Lock; Archna Patel; Tina Parassakis; Dr. Tziporah Cohen; Anna Tupis; Dr. Valerie Caraiscos; Marsha Butler. 
Missing: Linh Chau; Dr. Stan Feinberg; Dr. Nina Horvath; Judy Katz; Nina Miles; Dr. Karen Weisz; Rabih Yehya

a photo of the palliative care team, names below

 From left to right: Janine Jackson; Dr. Claire Nunes-Vaz; Dr. Venetia Lo; Dr. Desmond Leung; Dr. Jennifer Hunter; Dr. Risa Bordman; Dr. Hanna Zuckerman; Sarah Yip, Nursing Fellow 2017-18; Dr. Dahlia Pankowski; Dr. Nina Horvath. 
Missing: Drs. Dahlia Balaban; Shim Felsen; Mervyn Jackson; Amanda Li;  Robin Pinto; Anne Pyper

The Freeman Centre team includes physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, Patient and Family Advisors, and administration. Read what palliative care means to each of them: