Focus and Strategy
To improve palliative care received by patients with life-limiting or life-threatening illness and their families through the acquisition of new knowledge derived from innovative research, collaborative research partnerships, supportive research infrastructure and advancing career development with findings disseminated broadly to concerned stakeholders and communities.

National Presentations:

Marchand, L, “Teaching Palliative Care to Family Residents: a developmental and narrative approach.” Preconference workshop. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. April 26, 2015.

 

Marchand, L, “The Healing Power of Hope: in our patients and in ourselves.” Wright State University Annual Medicine-Spirituality Conference. Workshop. Invited speaker. Dayton, OH. April 16, 2015.

 

Marchand, L, “The Healing Power of Hope: for patients and palliative clinicians.” Lead presenter with co-presenter Cory Ingram, MD. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/HPNA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. February 25-28, 2015.

 

Marchand, L, “State of the Science: Integration of CAM and Conventional Therapies in the Palliative Care of Patients.” Lead presenter with co-presenters Steven Rosenzweig, MD and Gabriel Lopez, MD. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/HPNA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. February 25-28, 2015.

 

Marchand, L, “Building Resilience: an innovative reflective writing method for clinical palliative care- the 55 word story.” Lead presenter with co-presenters Jan Jahner, RN, and Cory Ingram, MD. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/HPNA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. February 25-28, 2015.

 

Marchand, L, “The Healing Power of Hope and Miracles: for patients and ourselves.” National Center for Death Education Summer Institute. Invited speaker for one day workshop. Mount Ida College, Newton, MA. July 24, 2014.