Organising Committee

We are pleased to have researchers and practitioners from all over the world supporting the development of the scientific, social and arts program for the 6th International conference.

Prof Debbie Horsfall, Co-chair  Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University

Prof Debbie Horsfall, Co-chair

Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University

Dr Kerrie Noonan, Co-Chair  The GroundSwell Project

Dr Kerrie Noonan, Co-Chair

The GroundSwell Project

Dr John Rosenberg, Co-Chair Scientific Committee  Queensland University of Technology

Dr John Rosenberg, Co-Chair Scientific Committee

Queensland University of Technology

Prof Rosemary Leonard, Co-Chair Scientific Committee  Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University.

Prof Rosemary Leonard, Co-Chair Scientific Committee

Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University.

Prof. Samar Aoun  School of Psychology & Public Health, La Trobe University

Prof. Samar Aoun

School of Psychology & Public Health, La Trobe University

Dr. Libby Sallnow  Palliative Medicine, University College, London Hospital

Dr. Libby Sallnow

Palliative Medicine, University College, London Hospital

Vanessa Harata Eldridge  Manager Day Services, Mary Potter Services

Vanessa Harata Eldridge

Manager Day Services, Mary Potter Services

Prof Merryn Gott  Professor of Health Sciences, University of Auckland

Prof Merryn Gott

Professor of Health Sciences, University of Auckland

Dr. Denise Marshall  Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University  Medical Director, Niagara West Palliative Care Team and McNally House Hospice

Dr. Denise Marshall

Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University

Medical Director, Niagara West Palliative Care Team and McNally House Hospice

Dr. Katherine Kortes-Miller  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Lakehead University

Dr. Katherine Kortes-Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Lakehead University

Dr. Bruce Rumbold  Director, Palliative Care Unit, Department of Public Health, School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University

Dr. Bruce Rumbold

Director, Palliative Care Unit, Department of Public Health, School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University

Andrea Grindrod  Projects Manager - School of Psychology & Public Health, LaTrobe University

Andrea Grindrod

Projects Manager - School of Psychology & Public Health, LaTrobe University

Jessie Williams  Executive Officer, The GroundSwell Project

Jessie Williams

Executive Officer, The GroundSwell Project

Niki Read  Compassionate Communities Local Lead, The GroundSwell Project

Niki Read

Compassionate Communities Local Lead, The GroundSwell Project

Dr. Peta Murray  Co-Founder, The GroundSwell Project

Dr. Peta Murray

Co-Founder, The GroundSwell Project

Holly Rankin-Smith  Compassionate Communities, National Lead, The GroundSwell Project

Holly Rankin-Smith

Compassionate Communities, National Lead, The GroundSwell Project

Helen Psychogios  Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University

Helen Psychogios

Caring at End of Life Research Team, Western Sydney University

Tara Gilding, Conference Secretary  Team Support, The GroundSwell Project

Tara Gilding, Conference Secretary

Team Support, The GroundSwell Project