Date(s) - 04/15/2020
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm


King Ln NE
Seattle, WA

Please join us on April 15th, 2020, from 12:30-1:20 PM in Thompson Hall (THO) Room 317, for Morhaf Al Achkar’s lecture, “Qualitative Study of Making Meaning and Coping with Incurable Cancer,” as part of the Jackson School of International Studies’ QUAL (Qualitative Multi-Method Research) Program.

Morhaf Al Achkar, MD, Ph.D. was born in Aleppo-Syria and migrated to the United States after finishing medical school. He obtained a Ph.D. in Research Inquiry Methodology in Social Sciences from Indiana University School of Education. Currently, he is a practicing family physician and a faculty member at the University of Washington. In 2016, Morhaf was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Since then, his research has focused on the experience of patients living with lung cancer.

QUAL is a UW-wide initiative launched in response to pressing demand for qualitative research design and methods in universities, the private sector, and government. QUAL’s goal is to promote teaching and research related to qualitative methodology, and to foster a professional community of qualitative multi-method researchers. More information on the QUAL Program can be found at