Prof Sushma Bhatnagar

Professor and Head, Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Prof Sushma Bhatnagar

Professor and Head, Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Biography

Prof Sushma Bhatnagar is a Professor and Head of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, at the Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

She has over 30 years of teaching and research experience, reviewed several international journals related to palliative care, published 150 articles in indexed journals, contributed chapters to six books and edited the book, ‘Freedom from Pain’. She is also Chief Editor of the Indian Journal of Palliative Care and Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Pain.

Prof Bhatnagar has interests in Cancer Pain Management and Palliative Care and has been recognized internationally for her work. She has received the Leadership and Excellence Award amongst The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries by the Cancer Aids Society; International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Award for Excellence in Clinical Research or Practice and/or Policy Changes in Pain Management in the Developing World; and the Distinguished Pain Physician of the country by the World Institute of Pain 2012-2013.