PhD, MSc, PG Cert, BA (hons)
Dr Liz Forbat is Professor of Palliative Care and Director of the Calvary Centre for Palliative Care. She holds a joint appointment with Calvary Public Hospital Canberra and Australian Catholic University Canberra, and was previously co-director of the Cancer Care Research Centre at the University of Stirling, Scotland. She is a psycho-oncology researcher and clinician, specialising in palliative care. She has an extensive track record in carer research, commencing with her PhD which focused on family caregiving and was published as research monograph in 2005. She is also a family psychotherapist, and brings the theories, methods and techniques from her clinical work to her research.