Associate Professor Jenny Hynson is Head of the Victorian Palliative Care Program, a state-wide service for children with palliative care needs. She was a founding member of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. With over 20 years’ experience in paediatric palliative care, she is now the Secretary of Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand.
Associate Professor Jenny has completed a PhD and contributed to a number of major international texts and journal articles in the field of children’s palliative care. In 2021, Jenny was awarded the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Chapter of Palliative Medicine Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Fellow to the discipline of Palliative Medicine.