Dr. Sam Migliore is a medical and visual anthropologist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, in Surrey, British Columbia. He has worked extensively with Italian Canadians in Cape Breton, southern Ontario and the lower mainland of British Columbia. Sam has also travelled to Italy for additional research. His research has led to the publication of numerous articles, several ethnographic films and two books. In recent years he has focused on issues related to the interrelationships among culture, aging and well-being. Sam was inducted into the Vancouver Italian Culture Centre’s Hall of Fame in 2013.