Betty FerrellRN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN
Prof Betty Ferrell has been in nursing for 40 years and has focused her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care.
She is the Director of Nursing Research & Education and a Professor at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and she has over 400 publications in peer-reviewed journals and texts. She is Principal Investigator of a Research Project funded by the National Cancer Institute on “Palliative Care for Patients with Solid Tumors on Phase 1 Clinical Trials” and Principal Investigator of the “End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)” project. She directs several other funded projects related to palliative care in cancer centres and QOL issues.