Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Prof Meera Agar

Professor of Palliative Medicine

Prof Meera Agar, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Centre of Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology Sydney

Professor Meera Agar is Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney, and an active palliative care clinician in South West Sydney Local Health District. She is also the Clinical Trial Director for the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research. Prior to her academic appointment in 2015 she was the service director for a large tertiary palliative care service in South West Sydney, which provided inpatient, ambulatory and community palliative care. Her research interests include clinical trials and health service evaluation in palliative care, and she has a particular interest in improving supportive care for people with impacts of advanced illness on the brain (dementia, delirium, brain tumours). She is a board member of the European Delirium Association, and member of Australasian Delirium Association management committee.