End-of-Life Center
USF Health

Keynote Speaker

Eduardo Bruera, MD
Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Care


Invited Speakers


Alexis Bakos, Ph.D, R.N

William Breitbart, MD
Psychiatric Aspects

James Cleary, MD, FRACP
Pain Management

Edward Creagan, MD
Compassion Fatigue - Part 1

Edward Creagan, MD
Compassion Fatigue - Part 2

Edward Creagan, MD
Compassion Fatigue - Part 3

Marylin Dodd, RN, PhD, FAAN
Symptom Management

Ronda G. Hughes, PhD, RN

Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH
Population-based Research Methods

Susan C. McMillan, PhD,ARNP, FAAN
Research Methodologies

Ann O'Mara, PhD, RN

Mary Raymer, MSW, ACSW
Four Diverse Communities

Ronald Schonwetter, MD
Improving Access

Research Papers

C. Agius,
Phase II Trial

Anne L. Botsford, PhD, ACSW
Intellectual Disabilities

Beth Boyer Kollas, MDiv, PhD
Patient Self-Determination

Jung Kwak,
Role of the Caregiver

June Leland, MD
Tampa TeleHomecare

Janice Lowell, MPH, RN
Intensive Care

Research Abstracts

Allison M. Burton,

Amanda M. Fraser, BA
Nighttime Noise

Hazel A. Jackson, APNRN, BC, CHPN,
Admission Tool

Beth Boyer Kollas, MDiv, PhD
Cancer Myth

Chad D. Kollas, MD
Florida's Policy-Practice Gap

June Leland, MD
Hospice Veterans

Sharon Jo Lucas, LCSW
Consult Service

Hana Osman, PhD
Nursing Home Decision Making

L.L. Phillips,
Living Wills

Jennifer Salmon, PhD

Patricia Thielemann, PhD, RN
Chemotherapy Use

Gloria Velez-Barone,ARNP,MSN, AOCN
In-patient Hospice

Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD

Pamela Vranas, ARNP, MS, AOCN
Compassion Fatigue


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