Our Team

Our team engages, consults, and collaborates with a variety of stakeholders, including patient and family groups, health-care providers, educators, local and provincial community organizations, health authorities, and policy makers.

We are experts and leaders in palliative care, broad system and social change, and program implementation and evaluation.

Dr Eman Hassan

Dr. Eman Hassan
Executive Director

Dr. Doris Barwich
Medical Director

Kathleen Yue
Director of Strategic Initiatives

Rachel Carter
Research Manager

(on Mat Leave)

Dr. Gillian Fyles
Physician Lead, Serious Illness Conversation Initiative

Joshua Black
Research Manager

Dr Julie Ridley

Dr. Julia Ridley
Medical Lead, Education and Partnerships

Elizabeth Beddard-Huber

Elizabeth Beddard-Huber
Clinical Lead, Serious Illness Conversation Initiative

Melody Jobse
Community Engagement

Della Roberts
Special Projects Manager

Tina Lowery
Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Anica Butters
Research Assistant

Lisa Clement
Community Development Specialist

Jas Cheema
Program Manager, Advance Care Planning

Ronald Arjadi
Project Coordinator

Stephanie Stuerle
Project Coordinator

(on Mat leave)

Esther Owoyomi
Administrative Assistant

Pamela Warkentin
Communications Manager

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