Kelli I. Stajduhar

University of Victoria, Canada

Kelli I. Stajduhar has worked in oncology, palliative care, and gerontology for over 20 years as a staff nurse, nurse clinician, clinical nurse specialist, educator, and researcher. She received her Ph.D. degree (with distinction) at the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada, in 2001. Currently, Dr. Stajduhar is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and the Centre on Aging at the University of Victoria. Her clinical work and research has focused on health service needs for those at the end-of-life and their families with a particular focus on the impact to families when palliative care is provided at home and on the needs of marginalized and vulnerable populations. Dr. Stajduhar currently leads an international research collaborative on family caregiving involving researchers from the UK and Australia. She is the recipient of the Anselm Strauss Award, U.S. National Council on Family Relations in recognition of her outstanding contribution to qualitative family research. Dr. Stajduhar was awarded both a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and a Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2011

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