Dio Kavalieratos Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Kavalieratos is a health services researcher whose work focuses on development, evaluation, and implementation of innovative, scalable, patient-centered models of palliative care in serious cardiopulmonary illness. Dr. Kavalieratos received the 2013 Young Investigator Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), and he serves as Chair of the AAHPM's Scientific Subcommittee. Dr. Kavalieratos' work has been supported by the National Palliative Care Research Center, AHRQ, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and NHLBI. His research has appeared in journals such as JAMA, the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, and Heart (BMJ), among others. His work has been featured or he has been quoted by media outlets including Reuters, Fox News, STAT (Boston Globe), and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Dr. Kavalieratos is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Palliative Medicine, and serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Public Health.