Dr. Chitra Venkateswaran
Dr. Chitra Venkateswaran is faculty at the Department of Oncology and Palliative Care of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, where the focus is on referrals from other physicians, nurses and social workers addressing the psychological and social issues of patients and families. Additionally, she devotes her time to palliative care issues, and supervises junior physicians on symptom management. She is also the Founder/Clinical Director of the Mehac Foundation, a not-for-profit organization based on a palliative care model that delivers exceptional care to improve the quality of life of people in the community, with a focus on psychological issues. The goal is to improve the psychosocial component in any person with a special interest to facilitate integration of psychological issues in palliative care.

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