Faculty/Staff

Deborah Dudgeon, MD FRCPC
W. Ford Connell Professor of Palliative Care Medicine, Director of Palliative Care Medicine
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Oncology and Family Medicine, Queen's University.
email: dudgeond@kgh.kari.net


Ray Viola
, MD MSc CCFP FCFP
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine, Oncology and Public Health Sciences, Queen's University; 
Palliative Care Physician, Division of Palliative Medicine, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex.
Academic Interests: End-of-Life/Palliative Care; health services research; prognostication; difficult communications 
email: rav@queensu.ca; violar@kgh.kari.net


Ingrid Harle, MD, FRCSC, CCFP, ABHPM(cert)
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Queen's University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Consultant, Hotel Dieu Hospital; Palliative Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, Queen's Unviersity.
Academic Interests: Malignanat bowel obstruction, malignant pleural effusions, malignant ascites, dyspnea, family meetings in palliative care, palliative care in persons with non-malignant cardiorespiratory illnesses, golas of care/advance care planning
email: harlei@kgh.kari.net

Craig Goldie, MD CCFP(PC)
Assistant Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen's University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Clinical Leader, Undergraduate Medical Education, Queen's University.
Academic Interests: Medical Education, Information Technology in Medicine, Medical Use of Marijuana in Palliative Care.
email: goldiecr@kgh.kari.net

Natalie Kondor,
MD, CCFP, Certificate in Palliative Medicine 
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University; Regional Palliative Care Lead for the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)  
email: natalie.kondor@queensu.ca


Greg Patey,MD CCFP FCFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University; Clinical Lead Complex Continuing and Palliative Care Medicine at Providence Care Hospital
Academic Interests: Palliative Care in Non-Cancer Illness; Electronic Records in Palliative Care; Community Palliative Care; Prognosticating in Terminal Illness.
email: gmp@queensu.ca

Chris Frank, MD (UWO) CCFP FCFP, Certificate in Care of the Elderly
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Queen's University
Academic Interests: Attestation in Care of Elderly 
email: frankc@providencecare.ca

Alison Flanagan,
MD CCFP(PC)

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Queens University
Academic Interests: Palliative Medicine and End-of-Life Care, Caregivers, Community Palliative Care, Advance Care Planning, Narrative Medicine


Melissa Touw, RN, MScN, CON(C), CHPCN(C)
Advanced Practice Nurse - Palliative Care
Academic Interests: End-of-Life Decision-making; Spirituality in Nursing; Compassion Fatigue
email: touwm@kgh.kari.net

Ruili Fang
Palliative Medicine Residency Program Assistant 
email: fangr@queensu.ca; fangr@kgh.kari.net

Cortney Longfield
Program Assistant/Secretary
email: longfiec@kgh.kari.net