Conference Speakers

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Dr. Chris MacKinnon

Psychologist

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Jasneet Parmar

MBBS, MSc, MCFP(COE)

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta.

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Matt Day

Professional Musician, Music Care Provider, Therapy Assistant

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Rev. Joan Jiko Halifax

PhD

Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist. Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Institute and Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Serena Rix

BSc (hons) Pharm, Pharm D

Pharmacist, Palliative Care, Grey Nuns Hospital

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Heather Koopman

RPN

Clinical Consultant

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Lawrence Lee

MD, CCFP (PC)

Physician Consultant, Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Program; Assistant Clinical Professor, Div of Palliative Care Medicine, Dept of Oncology, Univ of Alberta

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Maxxine Rattner

MSW, RSW

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Sandy Ayre

OT, Certificate in Death and Grief Studies

Occupational Therapist

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Tracy Sutton

MSc, Registered Psychologist

Manager, Grief Support Program Calgary Zone

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James Downar

MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC

Critical Care and Palliative Care physician in Ottawa. Co-chair of the Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative and the Secretary of the Canadian Critical Care Society. Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

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Marney Thompson

BA, MA

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Megan Sellick

MD, CCFP(PC)

Palliative Care Physician

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Serena Lewis

(she/her) MSW, RSW- Social Worker, Health & Psycho-social Consultant