Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Dr Clare O’Callaghan

Cabrini Health

Dr Clare O’Callaghan is Senior Research Associate in Palliative Care, Cabrini Health.

Since 2014, Clare has supported the development of Cabrini’s first palliative care research program contributing to research on advance care planning, early integration palliative care, service evaluation, bioethics and psycho-oncology. Since 1985, Clare has also worked as a music therapist in palliative care, including since 2006 at Caritas Christi Hospice, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Clare is widely published in both palliative care and music therapy literature, with particular expertise in qualitative and practice-based research. Numerous honorary positions include Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne.