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, outreach physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, Patient and Family Advisors, and administration. Read what palliative care means to each of them

Meet our team