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ACHLR launches new online seminar series: Coffee with a Colleague

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR) has launched a new online seminar series called Coffee with a Colleague. In this series, ACHLR researchers will discuss their research and projects with key collaborators and colleagues.

In the first episode (introduced by Associate Professor Tina Cockburn), Dr Eliana Close discusses non-beneficial treatment at the end of life and decision making during the COVID-19 pandemic with Dr James Downar, Critical Care and Palliative Care physician, Head of the Division of Palliative Care at the University of Ottawa, Canada and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.

About Eliana Close

Eliana CloseDr Eliana Close is a Lecturer in the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at the QUT Faculty of Law. Eliana has been appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Optimal Regulation of Voluntary Assisted Dying research project. Her research is focused on the regulation of end-of-life decision making, in particular conflicts over life-sustaining treatment, rationing healthcare resources, and voluntary assisted dying.

You can read more about Eliana in her staff profile.

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