Promoting Quality Care Near the End of Life: What Policy Makers Need to Know

Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Noon - 2:00 PM
708 Hart Senate Office Building

Sponsored by:

The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
The American Psychological Association

Presenters

Karen Orloff Kaplan, MPH, Sc.D., Executive Director Partnership for Caring, Inc.
 Moderator

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Psychology  Fordham University, New York
Psychosocial research on end-of-life care

Gwen London, D.Min., Executive Director D.C. Partnership to Improve End-of-Life Care
Special challenges of delivering psychosocial services to minority communities

Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
NINR's palliative care portfolio: Current projects and future research needs

James L. Werth, Jr., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology The University of Akron
Training needs for mental health professionals: Improving end of life care