Lesley Chalklin

Program Manager, GIPPEC

Lesley Chalklin, B.Com, MSc, PMP is the Program Manager for GIPPEC. Lesley completed her Masters in Health Administration and holds a certfication Project Management. In addition to her role with GIPPEC, Lesley has worked as Project Manager with the Global Cancer Program, the Department of Supportive Care, and the Adolescent and Young Adult Program at the Princess Magaret. 

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Widening the Scope on Assisted Dying - What is next for Germany's legislation      Aug 25th, 2021   

In February 2020, a ruling by the Federal Constitutional Court abolished Section 217 of 

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The Global CALM Program      Oct 11th, 2018   

The Global CALM Program is an international initiative to train clinicians in CALM (Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully) therapy, gather evidence about the implementation of CALM in diverse settings, and to make CALM a standard of care for people facing metastatic and advanced cancer.

The Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and...

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GIPPEC Symposium Report on the Access to Palliative & End of Life Care for Muslims is out      May 28th, 2018   

There is no area of medicine in which culture and religion is more important than in palliative and end-of-life care (PEOLC).

Although PEOLC has been recognized as a basic human right, the majority of those in need of such care, particularly in low and middle-income...

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Norwegian delegates visited GIPPEC and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre      Dec 28th, 2016      Louise Lee

From left to right: Lesley Chalklin, Caitlin Doherty, Stein Kaasa, Gary Rodin, Camilla Zimmermann and Jon Harvard Loge

On December 6-7, Dr. Stein Kaasa, chair of the European Palliative Care Research Centre and Professor Jon Harvard Loge from Norway visited the Department of Supportive Care and...

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GIPPEC Launches the Kenya Quality of Death and Dying Study      Dec 1st, 2016   

After months of planning across two continents by the collaborative research teams in Canada and in Africa, mid-October 2016 was a flurry of activity as Richard Powell (local Principal Investigator) and Nancy Gikaara (Research Assistant) traversed Kenya to launch the quality of death and dying (QODD) study in three local...

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GIPPEC Symposium on the Access to Palliative and End-of-Life Care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples      Dec 1st, 2016      Louise Lee

The 2nd annual GIPPEC symposium, held on November 15 and 16 in Toronto, focused on improving access to palliative and end-of-life care for the First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) communities.

Following a traditional smudging ceremony, the symposium kicked off with the keynote speaker, Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Chair in Northern and...

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Managing Cancer And Living Meaningfully (CALM)

An individualized therapy designed to help patients manage the challenges of living with cancer, reduce distress and promote psychological well-being


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