End-of-Life Center
USF Health

The History of the USF Center
from Moffit Cancer Center's Cancer Control Journal

Lori A. Roscoe, PhD
Kathleen A. Egan, MA, BSN, CHPN
and Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, CMD

Creating an Academic-Community Provider Partnership in Hospice, Palliative Care, and End-of-Life Studies


Pre-conference Presentations


Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN
University of South Florida
Designing a Descriptive or Exploratory Research Project

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD
University of Memphis
Process Interventions for the Grief Therapist: A Meaning Reconstruction Approach


Invited Speakers


Beth Boyer Kollas, PhD, MDiv, CAAP, CAPC
Chad D. Kollas, MD, FACP, FCLM

Orlando Regional Lucerne Hospital & Orlando Regional Healthcare
Redesigning Death With Dignity: In-patient Palliative Care Services

Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN
University of South Florida
Understanding the Research Process

Susan C. Miller, PhD
Brown University
The Florida Model of Hospice Care

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD
University of Memphis
Grief, Loss and the Quest for Meaning

Judith A. Paice, RN, PhD, FAAN
Northwestern University
Pain Control in Palliative Care

Christina M. Puchalski, MD, FACP
The George Washington University
The Role of Spirituality in End-of-Life Care

James A. Tulsky, MD
Duke University
Defining and Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life

Robert M. Walker, MD
USF College of Medicine
Palliative Sedation

Michael A. Weitzner, MD
Helios Pain & Psychiatry Center
The Use of Acupuncture in Symptom Management


Research Paper Presenters


Anne Botsford, PhD, ACSW
Marist College
End-of-Life Care for the Developmentally Disabled

Ellen L. Csikai, LCSW, MPH, PhD
University of Alabama
Bereaved Hospice Caregivers

Lori A. Roscoe, PhD
University of South Florida
End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes

Jennifer R. Salmon, PhD
University of South Florida
Training End-of-Life Caregivers

Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD
LifePath Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
Hospice Cancer Patients Taking Chemotherapy

Aloen L. Townsend, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
Strain in Family Caregivers Using Hospice

Poster Abstracts

Elizabeth J. Bergman, MA
University of South Florida
Factors in the Decision to Choose Hospice

Kathy Black, PhD
University of South Florida
Advance Directive Communication Practices

Marina Doyle Brown, RN, ASN, CHPN
University of South Florida
The Transitional Phase

Harleah Buck, BSN, RN
University of South Florida
Nurses' Spiritual Care Practices

Virginia M. Conley, PhD, FNP
University of Wyoming
Massage Therapy

Frank Galasso, MS
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lessons Learned from Clinical Trials

Jennifer Henius, MSW
Bay Pines Veterans Hospital
Veterans' End of Life Care Needs

Paul D. Longenecker, RN, MBA, PhD, CNAA, BC
FaithHope Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.
Leadership Skills of Hospice Executives

Lisa Motz-Storey, MDiv
Hospice of Metro Denver
Outreach to Faith Communities and Spiritual Leaders

Cynthia D. Myers, PhD, LMT
Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Integrative Medicine Program

Mary Lou Proch, RN, EdD
LifePath Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
Re-conceptualizing Care

Coralease C. Ruff, PhD
Howard University
Learning Outcomes of a Grief and Loss Course

Anne Young, EdD
Texas Woman's University
Family Experiences During Children's Resuscitation


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