Mehta Receives Award for Innovation in Neuropalliative Education

Dr. Ambereen Mehta, assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at JHBMC in the Palliative Care Program, received the 2022 International Neuropalliative Care Society (INPCS) Tara Cook Award for Innovation in Neuropalliative Education. This award is granted annually to one early-to-mid career professional who has demonstrated commitment to neuropalliative education, with special emphasis on educational scholarship and innovation that bridges neurology and palliative care, enhances skills of practitioners in both fields and advances the educational mission of neuropalliative care. The award was created to honor the memory of Tara Cook, a treasured member of the neuropalliative community who was passionate about studying and enhancing neuropalliative education for the betterment of patients, families and providers.

The INPCS Education Committee recognized Dr. Mehta for her work in neuropalliative education, both in terms of the body of her research and the neuropalliative curricula she has implemented.