CSUSM NewsCenter (PalliativeCare)

2019
June
18,
2019
Cal State San Marcos has a long history of successful Gala fundraisers to support student scholarships. But the 2019 Gala on June 8 was unlike any other. A special evening to celebrate the legacy of President Karen Haynes and First Gentleman Ji...
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2018
March
26,
2018
The numbers can be depressing. Barely one in four Americans has crafted an advanced directive detailing what actions should or should not be taken for their health if they are no longer able to make a decision for themselves. Perhaps even more ala...
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2017
April
03,
2017
Cal State San Marcos is hosting events throughout April as part of its third annual “What Gives Your Life Meaning?” campaign. The CSUSM Faculty Learning Community created the theme to increase awareness about palliative care and the importance of ...
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2016
September
09,
2016
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care has been doing vital work for four years, but on Wednesday, Sept. 7, it had a chance to celebrate a grand opening. Helen B. McNeal, executive director of the Institute, was joined by Cal State San Marcos Presi...
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July
27,
2016
Dr. Sharon Hamill believes in paying it forward. “I was fortunate to have CSU and UC professors who invested in me, a first-generation college student,” said the Cal State San Marcos psychology professor who also serves as the faculty director for...
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March
29,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will kick off the second annual What gives your life meaning? (WGYLM) campus campaign in April to raise awareness of the importance of articulating values and beliefs for healthcare decisions between lov...
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February
08,
2016
She is the former chair of the Cal State San Marcos psychology department, she serves as the faculty director of the California State University Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM, she’s the first program director of the University’s new Child an...
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2015
December
14,
2015
Recently several Cal State San Marcos faculty, administrators and programs have received accolades and awards for contributions to the University, the region and beyond. Honoring a Lifetime of Dedication to Palliative Care The California Hospic...
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December
07,
2015
It’s been five years since Donald Shiley, the biomedical engineer and inventor of the Bjork-Shiley prosthetic heart valve and numerous other medical devices that saved lives, passed away. For his widow, Darlene, time hasn’t eased her loss but it has ...
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September
21,
2015
Thanks to curricula pioneered by the CSU Institute for Palliative Care, professors at Cal State San Marcos are integrating palliative care instruction into their curriculum to provide future health care professionals with a more holistic approach in ...
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September
09,
2015
Oct. 3 event brings together experts, resources and contacts for those in need of caregiving information ...
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April
16,
2015
A new initiative at CSUSM poses a simple and yet impactful question: What gives your life meaning? The answer is as unique as the individual responding. Led by the California State University Institute for Palliative Care, the What Gives Your Life...
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2014
June
23,
2014
Ruth Westreich, president and founder of the Westreich Foundation, is a passionate advocate for integrative medicine, a growing field that combines conventional medicine with the best of evidence-based complementary medicine to provide care to the wh...
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