J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, President and CEO, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Dr. Schumacher has more than 30 years experience in hospice and palliative care administration. Since 2002, he has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), which is the largest nonprofit leadership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the world. In 2003, he was appointed as the President and CEO of NHPCO’s subsidiary organization, the National Hospice Foundation. He became the President of FHSSA (originally the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa) in 2004. He also became the President of The Hospice Action Network in 2007.
From 1989 until he joined NHPCO in 2002, Dr. Schumacher served as the President and CEO of The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care,
Dr. Schumacher is a licensed clinical psychologist in