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Groups award $2 million for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients
Date:6/21/2011

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Dartmouth Medical School Anna-leila Williams, Ph.D., P.A., M.P.H. will join the Dartmouth Medical School faculty July 2011 as an Instructor in Anesthesiology (Palliative Medicine). Dr. Williams' project will evaluate the associations between preparation for a death and what the caregiver witnessed during the illness and dying process with prolonged grief disorder. Dr. Williams intends to use the results from her project to inform the development of an intervention study aimed at decreasing the risk for Prolonged Grief Disorder among family caregivers.


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