Dr Billy Rosa is an Assistant Attending Behavioral Scientist at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Rosa completed MSK’s Hospice & Palliative Medicine Interdisciplinary Clinical Fellowship and served as Chief Fellow of MSK’s NIH/NCI T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Psychosocial, Palliative, and Community Research in Cancer.
His streams of research focus on cancer pain management, global palliative care and pain relief disparities, and LGBTQ+ inclusive palliative care. Dr. Rosa is the editor of four books, has contributed more than 150 academic publications in journals and texts, and was lead researcher for the policy report, Nurses for Health Equity: Guidelines for Tackling the Social Determinants of Health, endorsed by the World Health Organization.
He has been recognized with several awards and distinctions. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association, New York Academy of Medicine, and American Academy of Nursing.