Janet Dunbrack

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Janet Dunbrack is a member of the Carefor Board and serves on the Ottawa Regional Council and the Talent Management Committee.

Janet is a retired health policy consultant based in Ottawa.  Much of her professional work involved issues of cancer, chronic disease management, HIV/AIDS, palliative care, family caregivers, and strategic planning for clients including the federal government and national health organizations. 

She has been a volunteer in hospice palliative care for more than 30 years and is Past Chair of Hospice Care Ottawa.  Janet is a former Executive Director of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association.  She is a grief support volunteer for Hospice Care Ottawa and serves on the board of the Community Laundry Co-operative, a charitable organization providing affordable laundry facilities and counselling services.

Janet is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal for service to palliative care in Canada and the June Callwood Hospice Volunteer award.  Her professional background also includes scientific research and journalism.

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