In Their Honor

Dr. Qwynn Galloway-Salazar

A Veteran's military experience can influence how they approach the end of life. Let us honor them and create a sacred space where we offer compassionate care that truly makes a difference for Veterans and their families.

Welcome to In Their Honor

Meet Qwynn

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Dr. Qwynn Galloway-Salazar serves as an End-of-Life Doula, Death Educator, and Oral History Practitioner. Her work in Military and Veteran communities has spanned over the last two decades. Previously, Qwynn served as the Co-Director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance Center.

As the Founder of In Their Honor, Qwynn works with communities and organizations supporting Veterans and their Caregivers through the end of life. She is recognized as a thought leader in this space. Most recently, her work was featured by the International End of Life Doula Association, End of Life University, the International Doulagivers Institute, the PsychArmor Institute, and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. She delivers keynotes, workshops, coaches, and provides technical assistance to equip organizations and communities to design and implement programming to Support, Empower, and Respect Veterans through the End (S.E.R.V.E.).

  

Qwynn earned her Ph.D. from Walden University, specializing in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Minority Veterans of America and the American Association of Suicidology. Qwynn also serves on the Advisory Board of the Veterans Studies Association. Additionally, she is the Co-Principal Investigator for the City University of New York's Brooklyn College: Veterans History Project. Her research interests also include women veteran narratives, suicide prevention, and the compassionate communities model of care.

Named Georgia's Woman Veteran of the Year (2022)

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Services

In Their Honor works with End of Life professionals and organizations to develop and implement programming to improve services provided to Veterans and their families through the end of life. 

 

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  • Designing trauma-informed programs
     

  • Providing suicide prevention trainings
     

  • Raising awareness of compassion fatigue and vicarious and secondary trauma

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  • Implementing strategic plans for developing Veteran-centric initiatives
     

  • Sustaining recruitment and retention strategies for Veteran volunteers
     

  • Developing and facilitating workshops for hospice and palliative care organizations to help increase awareness related to the needs of the Veteran community

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  • Mentoring and supporting end-of-life doulas
     

  • Delivering community death education workshops
     

  • Giving inspirational and motivational presentations and keynotes

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