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Our Publications

Stajduhar, K., Mollison, A., Giesbrecht, M., McNeil, R., Pauly, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Dosani, N., Wallace, B., Showler, G., Meagher, C., Kvakic, K., Gleave, D., Teal, T., Rose, C., Showler, C., & Rounds, K. (forthcoming). “Just too busy living in the moment and surviving”: Barriers to accessing health care for structurally vulnerable populations at end-of-life. BMC Palliative Care.

Giesbrecht, M., Stajduhar, K., Mollison, A., Pauly, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., McNeil, R., Wallace, B., Dosani, N., & Rose, C. (2018). Hospitals, clinics, and palliative care units: Place-based experiences of formal healthcare settings by people experiencing structural vulnerability at the end-of-life. Health and Place, 53(September), 43-51. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2018-06-005

Stajduhar, K.I., Mollison, A., Gleave, D., & Hwang, S.W. (2017). Editorial: When cancer hits the streets. Current Oncology, 24(3), 1-2. doi:10.3747/co.24.3698

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Stajduhar, K., Pauly, B., Giesbrecht, M., Mollison, A., McNeil, R., & Wallace, B. (2016) Death is a social justice issue: Perspectives on equity-informed palliative care. Advances in Nursing Science, 39(4):293-307. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000146

Op-eds and media

Stajduhar, K. (2018, September 28). Comment: Housing crisis makes sick people sicker. Times Colonist. https://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-housing-crisis-makes-sick-people-sicker-1.23445228

Meissner, Dirk. (2018, September 26). BC cancer patient’s cases exposes gaps in care for homeless people, advocates say. The Globe and Mail. Also picked up by the National Post, Toronto Star, and Global News and across several BC’s Black Press publications. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-bc-cancer-patients-case-exposes-gaps-in-care-for-homeless-people/

Cheung, Simon. (2018, September). Final Indignity. Megaphone Magazine. file:///C:/Users/learn/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/7CRAP5LJ/Megaphone211_Web.pdf

Stajduhar, K., & Mollison, A. (2017, July 10). Opinion: Community workers, street family hit hard by B.C.’s opioid crisis. The Globe and Mail. https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/community-workers-street-family-hit-hard-by-bcs-opioid-crisis/article35651815

Stajduhar, K., & Mollison, A. (2016, August 14). Comment: Homeless deserve end-of-life care, but aren’t getting it. Times Colonist. http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-homeless-deserve-end-of-life-care-but-aren-t-getting-it-1.2322386

Nair, R. (August 15, 2016). Dying on the streets: UVic study examines palliative care for the homeless. CBC News. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/palliative-care-homeless-victoria-1.3721373

Stajduhar, K. (August 15, 2016). UVic researcher Kelli Stajduhar on end-of-life care for homeless patients. CBC’s On the Island. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/palliative-care-homeless-victoria-1.3721373

Stajduhar, K. (October 29, 2015). CFAX interview with Terry Moore. (recording unavailable)

Stajduhar, K. (November 2, 2015) CBC interview with Robyn Burn's from All Points West (recording unavailable)

Presentations

Jakubec, S., Stajduhar, K., Buzath, E., Mollison, A., Holyoke, P., & Trudge, S. (2018, November). Rights to palliative care have no address: Integrating palliative approaches to care for those experiencing structural vulnerabilities. Abstract accepted to the American Public Health Association 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo, San Diego, CA.

Giesbrecht, M., Stajduhar, K., Mollison, A., Pauly, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., McNeil, R., Wallace, B., Rose, C., & Dosani, N. (2018, October). Place-based experiences of formal healthcare settings by people experiencing vulnerability at the end-of-life. Presented at the Research Forum at the 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

Stajduhar, K., Dosani, N., & Colgan, S. (2018, October). Achieving equity in palliative care: Researchers and practitioners from three Canadian cities discuss what it takes. Workshop presented at the 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

Stajduhar, K.I. (2018, October). Access and Equity in Palliative Care. Workshop presentation at the Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health Palliative Care Conference, Thunder Bay, ON

Dosani, N., Colgan, S., & Stajduhar, K. (2017, September). Social determinants of health – What are the biggest challenges to the social determinants of health. Challenging Issues Panel: Marginalized populations at the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Stajduhar, K., Dosani, N., Colgan, S., & Jakubec, S. (2017, September). The social determinants of health in life and death: Research and promising practices in three Canadian cities to improve access to palliative care for structurally vulnerable people. Workshop presentation for the 5th International Public Health & Palliative Care Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Stajduhar, K., Mollison, A., Giesbrecht, M., McNeil, R., Pauly, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Dosani, N., Wallace, B., Rose, C., Gleave, D., Kvakic, K., Meagher, C., Showler, G., Teal, T., Showler, C. & Rounds, K. (2017, May). How the social determinants of health shape end-of-life experiences for vulnerable populations and their care providers. Poster presentation at the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Madrid, Spain.

Stajduhar, K., Mollison, A., McNeil, R., Pauly, B., Wallace, B., Reimer Kirkham, S., Dosani, N., Rose, C., Gleave, D., Kvakic, K., Meagher, C., Showler, G., Teal, T., Showler, C., & Rounds, K. (2016, October). Barriers to accessing palliative care for structurally vulnerable populations. Research paper presented as part of the Research Forum at the 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC. 

Community events

Symposium on integrating a palliative approach for structurally vulnerable people in Victoria. (October 17, 2017). Victoria City Hall, Victoria, BC. Report back.

A PORT in the Storm 2: “Lunch & learn”. (October 27, 2016). The Victoria Event Centre, Victoria, BC. Report back.

A Port in the Storm: A day of education and discussion about equitable access in palliative care for structurally vulnerable people in Victoria. (December, 2015). Ambrosia Centre, Victoria, BC.

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