Pallium India Inc

About Us

Who are we?

Pallium India Inc. is a group of Indian-Americans and palliative care and oncology clinicians who have formed a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization to support the crucial work of Pallium India in reducing serious health-related suffering and isolation of millions in India with serious health conditions. We welcome everyone and hope you will join us.
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We support Pallium India by:

  • Connecting Indians in the diaspora with palliative care programs for their family and friends in India who are suffering from pain or a serious illness or health condition.
  • Supporting Pallium India staff in educational, research and clinical efforts.
  • Joining the global effort to integrate palliative care in all settings.

Our Vision

Everyone in India will have access to quality palliative care integrated into all healthcare settings.

Our Mission

To engage the palliative care community and people of Indian heritage in the U.S., to support Pallium India in meeting the compelling need for palliative care in India.

Our Board of Directors



Dr. Ann Broderick is currently the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Mr. Kumar is retired after forty-three years of experience in various capacities in two major global banks.

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Ashley A Elenjickal, originally from Thrissur, Kerala, is a software professional settled in Seattle, WA. He holds a bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

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Dr. Aju Mathew is a consultant medical oncologist and hematologist. He takes care of patients in MOSC Medical College Kolenchery and Ernakulam Medical Centre in Kochi.

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Dr. Ramya Sampath

Dr. Ramya Sampath is a resident physician at Yale New Haven Hospital. She received her MD with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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John Cyrus

Mr. John Cyrus is a highly experienced senior IT executive and business solutions leader with over 25 years in the field of federal management and technology.

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Rajesh Nanoo


Rajesh Nanoo is a Software Executive who is originally from Kollam, Kerala and is currently settled in Seattle, Washington.

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