Kenneth Doka, Ph.D., MDiv., FT

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Kenneth DokaKenneth J. Doka, Ph.D., MDiv., FT, is a professor of gerontology at the College of New Rochelle Graduate School and senior consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.

A prolific author, Kenneth's books include "Spirituality and End-of-Life Care," "Grieving beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Woman Mourn," "Counseling Individuals with Life-Threatening Illness," "Cancer and End-of-Life Care," "Diversity and End-of-Life Care," "Living with Grief: Children and Adolescents," "Living with Grief: Before and After Death," "Death, Dying and Bereavement: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare" (a four-volume edited work), "Pain Management at the End-of-Life: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice," "Living with Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life," "Living with Grief: Alzheimer’s Disease," "Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy," Men Don’t Cry, Women Do: Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Grief," "Living with Grief: Loss in Later Life," "Disenfranchised Grief: Recognizing Hidden Sorrow: Living with Life Threatening Illness; Children Mourning, Mourning Children; Death and Spirituality," "Living with Grief: After Sudden Loss," "Living with Grief: When Illness is Prolonged," "Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve," "Living with Grief: At Work, School and Worship," "Living with Grief: Children, Adolescents and Loss," "Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses," "AIDS, Fear and Society; Aging and Developmental Disabilities," and "Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies for Practice."

In addition to these books, he has published more than 100 articles and book chapters. Kenneth is editor of both "Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying" and "Journeys: A Newsletter to Help in Bereavement."