Robin  Cohen

Professor

Oncology; Medicine

Address:
Jewish General Hospital
Room H366
3755 Côte Ste-Catherine Road
Montreal, QC H3T 1E2

Telephone: 514-340-8222 X 5676
E-mail: robin.cohen@mcgill.ca

Education: Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., McGill University

Research Focus: Palliative Care; Quality of Life Measurement; Family Caregiver; Existential Well-being; Psychosocial Oncology; Cancer Pain


Recent Presentations:

Cohen SR, Sawatzky R, Leis A, Gadermann AM, Russell LB. Two new versions of the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (MQOL). Oral presentation at the 14th World Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care. May 8-10th, 2015. Copenhagen, Denmark. European Journal of Palliative Care Suppl.

*Penner JL, Dalzell MA, Ducharme F, Sabiston C, Cohen SR. Acceptability of a Home-Based Physical Activity Intervention for Family Caregivers of People with Advanced Cancer. Poster presentation at the 14th World Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care. May 8-10th, 2015. Copenhagen, Denmark. European Journal of Palliative Care Suppl

Cohen SR, Keats S, Cherba M, Allen D, MacKinnon CJ, Bitzas V, Kogan N, *Penner JL, *Parmar Calislar MP, Feindel A, Lapointe B, Baxter S, O’Brien S, Stajduhar K. (2015). Caring for the family caregiver: Working with volunteers to implement and improve a service to enable family caregivers to maintain their own wellbeing. Oral presentation at the Public Health Palliative Care conference. Bristol, UK. May 11-16th, 2015. Supportive and Palliative Care 04/2015; 5 Suppl 1:A3. DOI:10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000906.8

Shick Makaroff K, King G, Laforest E, Cohen SR, Neufeld C, Lett J, Voth J, Sawatzky R. (2015). Integrating quality of life assessments into acute care for older adults with chronic life-limiting illnesses. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL). Oct 21st-24th, Vancouver, BC. Quality of Life Research.

*Chan LS, Macdonald ME, Cohen SR. How cultural aspects of the acute medial ward shape care of the dying. Oral presentation at the International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014. J. Palliat Care 2014; 30(3):200.

*Stevenson M, Achille M, Liben S, Proulx M-C, Humbert N, Petti A, Macdonald ME, Cohen SR. Understanding how newly bereaved parents cope with their grief in order to improve the services provided to them. Oral presentation at the International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014. J. Palliat Care 2014; 30(3):197.

Stajduhar K, Votova K, Sawatzky R, Cohen SR, Barwich D, Fyles G. Predictors of family caregiver depression and quality of life: A multi-site study of family caregivers in palliative home care. Oral presentation at the 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014. J. Palliat Care 2014; 30(3):216.

Cohen SR, Sawatzky R, *Shahidi J, Heyland D, Jiang X, Day A, Russell, LB, Gadermann, AM. McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (MQOL) – Revised. 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014. J. Palliat Care 2014; 30(3):248.

Yamaguchi S, Cohen SR, Uza M. The Caring Culture of Japanese family caregivers in cancer: Perceptions of and responses to caregiving experiences. 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014. J. Palliat Care 2014; 30(3):227.

*MacKinnon CJ, Milman E, Smith NG, Henry M, Körner A, Chochinov HM, Cohen SR. Meaning-based group counseling for bereavement: Reconstructing meaning with others in loss. Workshop at the International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014.

Sawatzky RS, Cohen SR, and *Laforest E. The development and use of tablet-based quality of life assessment instruments in clinical practice. Workshop at the International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept 9-12, 2014.

Recent Publications:

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