The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Jennifer Snaman MD, MS

Harvard Medical School
Jennifer Snaman, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Physician in pediatric oncology and pediatric palliative care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. Her research interests include communication and decision-making in adolescent and young adult patients with advanced cancer and early parental grief following the death of a child from cancer. She developed MyPref, an adaptive conjoint analysis-based decision and communication tool used to quantify and communicate medical treatment preferences in AYA patients with relapsed cancer facing future treatment decisions. Dr. Snaman is a 2019 NPCRC grantee.