Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D.
Director of Professional and Community Education HealthCare Chaplaincy Network
Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University and founder of the MISS Foundation, an international NGO that aids parents whose children have died or are dying. She also directs the Graduate Certificate in Trauma and Bereavement at ASU. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked exclusively with patients and families from around the world suffering traumatic grief. Her research has been published in top tier, peer reviewed journals such as the Lancet, Birth, Social Work, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and more. Her work has been featured in major media venues such as the New York Times, Boston Globe, BBC, Los Angeles Times, and Newsweek. Dr. Cacciatore’s most recent book, Bearing the Unbearable, Wisdom Publications, will be published in late 2016.