Dr. K. Suresh Kumar is the Director of WHO Collaborating Center in Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long- Term Care. He did his M.B.B.S & Post graduation in Anaesthesiology from Calicut Medical College. He is an Ashoka Fellow.
Suresh Kumar is active in Palliative Care scene in India and abroad for the last 25 years. He had held Faculty positions in different Universities in United Kingdom, Australia and Thailand. He has also involved in developing community based palliative care projects in multiple sites in India and abroad.
He writes regularly for international palliative care journals and have contributed chapters to books in Palliative Care including Oxford Text Book of Palliative Medicine.