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Mary Jo Gilmer

Distinguished Faculty



Recognized for the development of an interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care program and a trail-blazer in advocating for children with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions at Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She is passionate about her research in expanding understanding of symptom management, palliative care and helping families through illness and bereavement after the death of a child. Throughout her career, she has received numerous teaching awards.

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