- McMaster Graduate Nursing Student, St. Peter’s Hospital
- Critical Care Nurse, Hamilton General Hospital ICU
Pamela Durepos is attending McMaster University to complete graduate studies and research in palliative and end-of-life. Specifically Pamela will be investigating the experience of caregivers of persons with dementia during end-of-life in order to improve care. Pamela became interested in end-of-life care, palliation and caregiving during her career in the ICU at the Hamilton General. She is passionate about providing dignity and comfort for persons and families.Pamela has received funding for her research from the Geriatric Research and Education in Aging Sciences Center, and from the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network.
Where are they now?
Pamela is now completing her PhD at McMaster University in caregiver support, dementia, psychometrics and quantitative psychology.