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Professor Holly Nelson-Becker

Professor Holly Nelson-Becker
Professor - Social Work

Research area(s)

  • Gerontology; positive aging and resilience; end-of-life care; spirituality, religion and social work, loss and grief, death and dying, hospice and palliative care, friendships and social support in later life, spirituality and health, spirituality and dementia, virtues
  • Click here to view Researchgate profile
  • Current project: Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Training-Coleman Foundation

Research supervision

I have Chaired or served as a member (second supervisor) of 23 completed PhD dissertations, primarily in the fields of gerontology, religion/spirituality, end of life and palliative care, restorative justice, theraplay, etc. Full list available on pp.27-28 of CV.

Research project(s) and grant(s)

Coleman Palliative Medicine http://colemanpalliative.uchicago.edu/