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 Global Partners in Care (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
Mr. Mastrojohn also serves as the Executive Director, of the National Hospice Foundation and Global Partners in Care (originally the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa).
Mr. Mastrojohn has over 20 years of experience in healthcare leadership with the past 15 years in end-of-life care. He served as founding director of Palliative Care and Hospice Services at Summa Health System in Ohio.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Akron and holds a Master of Science in nursing administration and a Master of Business Administration degree from Kent State University. Mr. Mastrojohn served as a US Fulbright Fellow in Hungary focusing on end-of-life care development.