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Kathy Kortes-Miller

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Lakehead University

Kathy Kortes-Miller, MSW, PhD is an Associate professor in the School of Social Work and the Director of the Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health at Lakehead University. Her research is interdisciplinary and collaborative contributing to a broad range of fields of study including: social work, palliative care, end-of-life, MAiD, caregiving and gerontology. She was a long-standing member of the board of directors for Hospice Northwest and in 2020 joined the board for Roots to Harvest. In March 2018 Kathy published the book “Talking About Death Won’t Kill You” with ECW Press.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Director, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health
  • 2020–present
    Associate Professor, Lakehead University