Fay Strohschein


Biographical Info
Dr. Fay Strohschein, RN, PhD is a postdoctoral associate in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. She completed her PhD in nursing at McGill University in 2020, with a joint focus on psychosocial oncology and aging. Her doctoral thesis presents a grounded theory of treatment decision making among older adults with colorectal cancer. Fay’s research interests grew from her clinical work with the Consultation Service for Senior Oncology Patients at the Segal Cancer Centre in Montreal, Canada, where she worked as a clinical nurse specialist, nurse navigator, and senior clinical research coordinator. She holds the Canadian Institute of Health Research-Alberta Health Services Cancer Strategic Clinical Network Health Systems Impact Fellowship. Her current postdoctoral research is focused on aligning healthcare delivery with the needs and concerns of older adults with cancer and their families.