Founder, Australasian Palliative Link International (APLI); Palliative Care Consultant, Peter
MacCallum Cancer Centre
Odette Spruijt (previously Spruyt) is a palliative care consultant at Western Health, Melbourne. Previously she worked at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre until 2018, and is now an honorary there.
She is currently completing her PhD “Exploration of doctors’ views about suffering. A qualitative study investigating the perception of and responses to suffering, of doctors who care for patients at the end of life ‘. Odette’s areas of research are in Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Clinical Trials and International and Humanitarian Medicine.