Ambereen K. Mehta, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where she graduated from the Internal Medicine residency and joined as faculty in July 2020, and Associate Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed her fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health in 2016, after which she joined the palliative care faculty at the University of Virginia. She was also medical director of an inpatient hospice unit and Associate Program Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship. In 2018, she joined the palliative care faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles where she also cared for patients in their MDA-affiliated multidisciplinary ALS clinic. At the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, she is the site director for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship and the palliative care elective rotation for all Internal Medicine residents and Geriatrics fellows. She developed the palliative care program for the Johns Hopkins Center for ALS Specialty Care.
She has published numerous papers on palliative care education and palliative care for people with neurological illnesses. She serves as chair of the International Neuropalliative Care Society’s Strategic Communications Committee and co-chair of the Northeast ALS (NE-ALS) Consortium Palliative Subcommittee. She has served as chair of the Neuropalliative Care Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.