David Wright, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
David is a full-time faculty member in the School of Nursing at the University of Ottawa, and has been involved with this initiative since 2014. As a palliative care nurse and end-of-life care researcher, David is currently working toward the development of a module on peoples’ experiences at the end of life. David attended the DIPEx International training in Montreal in October 2015. David’s background in qualitative research includes expertise in ethnography, discourse analysis, and empirical bioethics. His research interests include ethics of end-of-life care, particularly assisted death. In 2014 he received a three year new-investigator award from the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, with appointment as a Research Associate for nursing research at the St. Mary’s Research Centre.