Christopher Klinger

Position: Pallium Canada

Christopher is a Research Scientist with Pallium Canada, a national non-profit evidence-based organization focused on building professional and community capacity to help improve the quality and accessibility of palliative care in Canada. His research interests are in health systems and policy, with a focus on hospice palliative/end-of-life care. He also chairs the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly’s (NICE) End-of-Life Issues Theme Team, a knowledge transfer network dedicated to enhance the care of older adults both in Canada and abroad, and the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada’s (QELCCC) Research and Knowledge Translation Committee, a group of national stakeholder organizations concerned about quality end-of-life care. Furthermore, Christopher is a Sessional Instructor with the Translational Research Program (TRP) at the University of Toronto and a frequent presenter at aging, hospice palliative care and public administration conferences.