The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Charlotta Lindvall MD, PhD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Charlotta Lindvall, MD, PhD, is an Instructor in the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston. Her research focuses on developing computational methods (e.g., natural language processing and machine learning) to harness complex clinical data in the electronic health record, with the goal of facilitating shared decision making between seriously ill adults and their healthcare providers. Her research is supported by a collaboration with the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Dr. Lindvall is a 2016 NPCRC grantee.