Stajduhar Kelli

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University of Victoria

My research focuses on developing the knowledge needed to inform the development of health and social support services in palliative and end of life care. This includes various aspects of care for the dying, family caregiving, and health and social policy issues related to chronically ill and vulnerable populations.

Keywords: Palliative and end-of-life care; Chronic, life-limiting illness; Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations; Health and social policy; Health service delivery

Professor, School of Nursing and Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health at the University of Victoria, research scientist with Fraser Health, and research affiliate with Island Health. Dr. Stajduhar has worked in oncology, palliative care, and gerontology for over 30 years as a practicing nurse, educator, and researcher.  Her clinical work and research focuses on health service needs for those at the end-of-life and their families, and on the needs of marginalized and vulnerable populations. She publishes and presents widely on issues pertaining to palliative and end of life care, community-based engagement and is lead investigator on multiple research projects including international research collaboratives on family caregiving; projects evaluating the integration of a palliative approach in acute and residential care settings, and national studies on access to end-of-life care for structurally vulnerable populations and care experiences of caregivers providing palliative care in the home. Dr. Stajduhar is the recipient of numerous awards including the Craigdarroch Award of Excellence for Knowledge Mobilization, the Award of Excellence for Nursing Research from the College of Registered Nurses of BC and the Canadian Association of University School of Nursing, Academic of the Year from the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC, and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. 

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Kelli Stajduhar

Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health and School of Nursing
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700, Stn CSC
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2

Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - +1-250-721-7487
Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - +1-250-721-6499


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