Palliative Care Council

Palliative Care Council Roster

2021 Palliative Care Council Roster

Chair

Balu Natarajan, HMDC, MD

Seasons HeatlhCare Management, Inc. Rosemont, IL Term 2: 2/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Vice Chair

Robert Parker, CENP, CHP, CHPN, DNP, RN

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Lockhart, TX Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Member

Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA

CSU Institute for Palliative Care San Marcos, CA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Mary Bezak

Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation Newton, NJ Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Bernice M. Burkarth, MD, HMDC, FAAHPM

Merrimack Valley Hospice Lawerence, MA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Jane Dohrmann

Iowa City Hospice Iowa City, IA Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Rory Farrand

VITAS Healthcare Miramar, FL Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Mark Fox, MD, FACP, FAAHOM, HMDC

Kindred at Home Florence, SC Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Jenifer Garner, MSN, AGPCNP, ACHPN

Carroll Hospice Westminster, MD Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Kelley Hall, MSN, FNP-C, CHPN

State of the Heart Care Greenville, OH Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Marisette B. Hasan, BSN, RN

The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care Raliegh, NC Term 2: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Rebecca Holder

Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Community Care Pueblo, CO Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Tiffany Hughes, ANP-C

Heritage Hospice Texarkana, TX Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Kathleen Kerr

Kerr Healthcare Analytics Mill Valley, CA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Christine Khandelwal

Transitions LifeCare Raleigh, NC Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Keith Lagnese

UPMC Family Hospice Pittsburgh, PA Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Ernesto Lopez, BSN, MBA, RN

Hospice of Washington County Hagerstown, MD Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Medford Mashburn, MD, HMDC

Mercy Youngstown Palliative Medicine Poland, OH Term 2: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Roseann McAnulty

Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo Buffalo, NY Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

DeSha McLeod

Community Hospice Modesto, CA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Brandy Pratt

Bristol Hospice Salt Lake City, UT Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Theresa Petrie, RN, BSN

Care Dimensions Danvers, MA Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Amy Scheu

Advocate Hospice Lombard, IL Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Lisa VanderWel

Spectrum Health Hospice and Palliative Care Grand Rapids, MI Term 2: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022

Judith Wooten

Arkansas Hospice, Inc. North Little Rock, AR Term 1: 2/19/2020 – 12/31/2021
Council of States Representative

Paula Sanders

Georgia Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Stockbridge, GA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Pediatrics Advisory Council Representative

Jenifer Managers

JourneyCare Barrington, IL Term 1: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022
Next Generation Leadership Advisory Council Representative

Nicole Allenspach, BSN, RN

Lakeview Homecare & Hospice Stillwater, MN Term 1: 6/16/2020 – 12/31/2021
Staff Liaison

Lori Bishop, MHA, BSN, RN, CHPN

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Staff Liaison

Annie Acs

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Staff Liaison

Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, CHC

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA