• Lindsay Carey Palliative Care Unit, La Trobe University





Author Biography

Lindsay Carey, Palliative Care Unit, La Trobe University

Rev'd Dr. Lindsay Carey, MAppSc, PhD, is Deputy Coordinator of the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Head of Public Health Major Undergraduate Program, plus Research Fellow with the Palliative Care Unit, School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Carey's research interests include quantitative and qualitative research, public health, pastoral care, spirituality, palliative and aged care, death and dying, religiosity and health, the sacralization of identity process and occupational epidemiology. He first commenced tertiary teaching and research in 1989 with the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences (Melbourne) and then from 1992 with the School of Public Health, La Trobe University (Melbourne). He has served as Research Fellow for the Caring for Caregivers Program (Victoria), Research Fellow with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Evaluation Program, Chaplaincy Research Fellow with the Pastoral Care Department of the Northern General Hospital (Sheffield, UK), National Research Fellow with the Australian Health & Welfare Chaplains Association (AHWCA) and Staff-Chaplain (Research) to the RAAF Director of Chaplaincy-Air Command . In 2010 he was made a Life Member of 'Spiritual Care Australia' and an Honorary Scholar with the Centre of Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University (US). He has twenty five years of pastoral care experience and research in parish and chaplaincy settings (including industrial chaplaincy, welfare chaplaincy, health care chaplaincy and defence force chaplaincy). He has also fulfilled appointments as an ethics committee member with Austin Health (Melbourne) and the AHWCA. Through his role as Director / Principal Research Fellow of 'Australian and New Zealand Chaplaincy Utility Research' (ANZCUR) Dr. Carey has conducted or assisted with pastoral care and chaplaincy research within a number of different contexts across Australia and New Zealand and authored / co-authored over 90 journal publications with regard to chaplaincy and pastoral care. He has presented as a conference speaker in Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, Slovakia and the United States. He has supervised post-graduate students researching in palliative care, pastoral care, chaplaincy, bioethics, spirituality and religion. Researchgate URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lindsay_Carey


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How to Cite

Carey, L. (2015). Editorial. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 3(2), 85–92. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v3i2.28021

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