Julia Brassolotto

Dr. Julia Brassolotto is an Associate Professor of Public Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. For the past seven years, she held an Alberta Innovates – New Investigator Research Chair. Her interdisciplinary research program looks at care for older adults and end-of-life care. Relevant to the Waking Death series, Julia has done research in the areas of medical assistance in dying (MAiD) and in adapting Age-Friendly Communities to better account for and support dying, death, and grief. She teaches an undergraduate course on Critical Perspectives in Aging and Mortality and has a seemingly insatiable appetite for discussions about all things existential.