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Mary-Anne Parker

Position: Patient Partner

Mary-Anne Parker is an End-of-Life care navigator and educator whose work and learning have evolved into critically examining end of life care in Canada. As Administrative & Development Coordinator for the SHPCA and practicing End-of-Life Doula, she is involved in advocacy and research which she hopes will add to the recognition that meaningful end-of-life care is crucial to both client and family well-being. Her Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies applied thesis project involved an in-depth philosophical and phenomenological study of the Canadian death doula role within the long-term care context. Before attending studies at AU and becoming a Death Doula, she has enjoyed careers in marketing communications, fundraising, and writing.

She resides in Saskatoon with 4 generations and a plethora of unfinished art projects.