Kortes-Miller, Katherine

Kortes Miller Kathy Katherine Kortes-Miller, HBMT, MSW, PhD

Lakehead University

Interdisciplinary Fellow 2014 (Supervisor: Mary Lou Kelley)

Katherine Kortes-Miller, HBMT, MSW, is a PhD candidate in educational studies at Lakehead University where she is also sessional lecturer as part of the interdisciplinary palliative care certificate and gerontology program.  She is a research affiliate with the Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health and her research interests include enhancing palliative and end-of-life care education, interprofessional education, high fidelity simulation and mentorship. The focus of her dissertation research, supervised by Dr. Lisa Korteweg explores the pedagogical use of high-fidelity simulation in interdisciplinary palliative care education with undergraduate students. Katherine is a former research fellow with Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) under the supervision of Dr. Mary Lou Kelley and is the chair of the board of directors of Hospice Northwest.