June 13, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Professor Darcy Harris is the recipient of the Robert Fulton Center for Death and Education and Bioethics (CDEB) Founder’s Award this year. This award recognizes outstanding university teaching research, publication and professional service in the field of death, dying, and bereavement.

Dr. Harris was presented this award at the International Death, Grief, and Bereavement Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin. This annual conference was held on June 6 to 8, 2016 hosted by the University of Wisconsin. The conference is an opportunity for participants to attend a variety of presentations and sessions on death, grief, and bereavement as it relates to caregiving and to use what they learn in their professions.

King’s University College has offered an effective Death Education Program since 1976. The program offers a variety of courses including an overview of bereavement and grief, ethnical issues, palliative care, suicide, children and death, etc. Dr. Morgan, Dr. Harris’ predecessor at King’s, received this award twenty years ago.

To learn more about the Thanatology program at King’s, please visit: http://www.kings.uwo.ca/academics/thanatology/

To learn more about the International Death, Grief, and Bereavement Conference please visit: https://www.uwlax.edu/conted/dgb/