Fay Strohschein, PhD candidate
Fay Strohschein is completing her doctoral studies at the Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, with a joint focus on psychosocial oncology and aging. In her dissertation project, she is exploring treatment decision-making among older adults with colorectal cancer, gaining insight into the interactional, contextual, and systemic dynamics that shape these processes. This project builds upon her clinical work with the Oncology and Aging Program at the Jewish General Hospital, as well as her educational background in psychology (Bachelor of Science, Psychology Specialization, University of Alberta) and nursing (Applied Masters of Science in Nursing, McGill University). She has held fellowships with the Québec Network for Research on Aging and the Psychosocial Oncology Research Training Program, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). She has received national and international awards and funding for her work, including a Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQ-S) Doctoral Training Award and an Oncology Nursing Foundation (USA) Research Grant.