The Dying at Home project team includes:

  • Dr. Laura Funk, Sociology and Criminology, University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Andrea Rounce, Political Studies, University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Corey Mackenzie, Psychology, University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Kelli Stajduhar, Nursing, University of Victoria
  • Dr. Robin Cohen, Oncology and Medicine, McGill University
  • Dr. Marian Krawczyk, Interdisciplinary Studies and Glasgow End of Life Studies Group
  • Maria Cherba, Assistant Professor, Communications, University of Ottawa
  • Research assistants:
    • Erin Scott is an MA student in Sociology at the University of Manitoba (with Graduate Specialization in Aging). Her research focuses on family caregivers’ interactions with the health care system as they transition an older family member into long-term residential care. She has completed the Manitoba Training Program in Health Services Research at the University of Manitoba and has been involved in other research projects including a program evaluation of chronic care and a comparative analysis of care continuums in Alberta and Manitoba
    • Bora Salman is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at the University of Manitoba. His research area is genomic research, precision medicine, and governance mechanisms to regulate this novel knowledge and technologies, which stands at the nexus of the life sciences and social sciences. He has a BA in Public Administration, MA in Political Science from Ankara University.  He recently completed an MA Program in Political Science at Memorial University and his thesis research was entitled “ Governance of Genomic Research: The Case Studies of Iceland and Newfoundland and Labrador.”
    • Nicole Del Rosario is a Doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba. Her research and clinical interests include help-seeking stigma reduction strategies for older adults as well as grief therapy.
    •  Camille Nichols is a Masters student in Sociology at the University of Manitoba with an interest in death, dying and bereavement, joining our team in 2021W.
    • Carren Dujela works full-time as a research coordinator with Dr. Kelli Stajduhar at the Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health on the end-of-life and palliative care team. As well as assisting with the coordination and data collection for focus groups in Victoria for the Dying at Home project, she is also involved with research on Voices in Motion with Dr. Debra Sheets. She has her MA in Sociology from the University of Victoria. Previously she spent 10 years coordinating research in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Her research interests include positive aspects of family caregiving, dementia, aging, end-of-life and palliative care, and research implementation. Carren is proudly connected with the NunatuKavut of Labrador.