Current Research

Ongoing Projects

This study examines prospectively the ways in which social determinants, cultural and
spiritual values and beliefs, and palliative care support influence dementia caregivers’
experiences and decision-making during care transitions.

This study aims to conduct needs assessment among dementia caregivers for palliative
care and supportive services during care transitions and develop a palliative lay navigator
support services for dementia patients and family caregivers.

This qualitative research project aims to understand how advance care planning (ACP)
and spiritual services are delivered via various modality such as telechaplaincy and to
identify the readiness and need of education and training of cultural competency among
healthcare chaplains.

This study aims to understand the emotional and financial well-being for nurses who
balance the dual caregiving role of “nurse” and “family caregiver,” and develop a
stakeholder-informed dual role caregiver support intervention prototype.