Our Team

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

Kathy Sheng
Project Manager, ACP Dementia Project

Tina Lowery
Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Anica Butters
Research Assistant

Stephanie Stuerle
Project Coordinator

Esther Owoyomi
Administrative Assistant