contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, collected data, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts
Mary Lou is professor at Lakehead University in the School of Social Work, with specialization in gerontology and palliative care. Her research focuses on health services delivery and community capacity development, including education of providers in rural and remote communties.
position: Associate professor
Trained as a health geographer, my research broadly addresses health services issues in rural and remote Canada. Service issues include community care (home care) and palliative and end-of-life services.
position: Postgraduate student
PhD Candidate, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Lily's doctoral research in health geography involves examining community-based palliative care teams and the process of developing and sustaining community palliative care services using a shared care model.
position: Community development intern
Master of Public Health, Health Studies, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.