Research

Maria Silveira, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Research, APM Program
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine

Dr. Silveira’s research interests include palliative care, medical ethics, end-of-life care including caregivers and advance directives, and using geographic information systems (GIS) in health services research. Additionally, she is interested in health services research to improve the care of patients with serious illness and their caregivers.  She has conducted numerous observational studies of symptom management at the end of life.