COLLECTIVE VOICES: Famiy Reflections on the Hospice Journey

For the past twenty years, members of the Hospice Caregiving Research Network

have been privileged to bear witness to the stories of thousands of family members and friends who have cared for loved ones during their end-of-life journeys. This new booklet captures some of these voices and perspectives.

Ira Kodner, MD Endowed Chair in Supportive Care Research Established, Parker Oliver Appointed

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital established the Ira Kodner, MD Endowed Chair in Supportive Care Research by John and Anne McDonnell. The chair was named to honor Dr. Kodner, a pioneer in the field of palliative medicine and supportive care at BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine. Debra Parker Oliver, PhD, MSW, was appointed the inaugural holder of the Ira Kodner, MD Endowed Chair in Supportive Care Research. 

Behavioral Intervention Research In Hospice and Palliative Care-1st Edition

Our new book is out!

Behavioral Intervention Research in Hospice and Palliative Care: Building an Evidence Base sets forth research considerations and guidelines to build evidence-based interventions to improve end-of-life care. It is an in-depth introduction to implementation research and showcases how a clinical need is identified to inform an intervention. The book extensively examines the various phases of intervention research, including design, implementation, evaluation, dissemination and translation. The book focuses on methodological, ethical and practical issues.

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