Jong In Kim
Wonkwang University, South Korea
Dr. Helena Knotkova is a Director of Clinical Research and Analytics MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care and Associate Professor in Department of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, United States of America.Her research focuses on innovative approaches to symptom control in chronic illness. She has expertise in non-invasive brain stimulation for symptom management, and is also Founder and Past-Chair of the Special Interest Group on Neuromodulation of the International Association for the Study of Pain, member of the Neuromodulation Appropriateness and Polyanalgesic Consensus Committee of the International Neuromodulation Society, editor of several textbooks for medical professionals and a member of editorial boards of numerous biomedical journals.Dr. Knotkova received her PhD in biological sciences/neuroscience from the Institute of Physiology of Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague and doctorate in psychology from Charles University in Prague. She also completed a Fulbright Scholarship at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Key words of research interest: symptom management, hospice and palliative care, chronic illness, neuromodulation, non-invasive brain stimulation.