2017 Poster Award: First Place – Dr Tim Luckett
Dr Tim Luckett is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Originally a speech and language pathologist, Tim’s research focuses on developing and evaluating complex interventions for people with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Recent examples of work Tim has been involved with include a program to develop and evaluate strategies for implementing guidelines for cancer pain and a project evaluating case conferencing for aged care residents with advanced dementia.
When asked about the International Palliative Care Network Conference, Tim said “I was impressed by how collegial and supportive the conference felt, even though it was an online event. Speakers responded quickly and in depth to my questions, and I feel I have made connections that will grow into future collaborations”.
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