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

Carolyn Tayler
Director of Strategic Initiatives

Rachel Carter
Research Manager

Dr. Gillian Fyles
Physician Lead, Serious Illness Conversation Initiative

Kathleen Yue
Lead, Education and Partnerships

Kathy Kennedy
Community Development Specialist

Dr. Julia Ridley
Medical Lead, Education and Partnerships

Elizabeth Beddard-Huber
Clinical Lead, Serious Illness Conversation Initiative

Melody Jobse

Kathy Sheng
Project Manager

Melody Jobse
Community Engagement

Jennifer Bond

Jennifer Bond Executive Assistant

Melody Jobse

Stephanie Stuerle Administrative Assistant