Professional Education Committee

Professional Education Committee Members

2019 Professional Education Committee



Chief Clinical Officer Aspire Health Pittsburgh, PA

Cindy Morgan, AND, BSN, MSN, CHPN, CHC, LNC

VP of Hospice, Palliative Care & Clinical Innovations AHHC of North Carolina Raleigh, NC

David Carper, MDiv, BCC

Bluegrass Care Navigators Lexington, KY

Jason Clamme, BA, MPA

Education and Outreach Specialist Lower Cape Fear Hospice Wilmington, NC

Pam Cramer

Illinois Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Winnetka, IL

Felicia Crawford

Hoffmann Hospice of the Valley Bakersfield, CA

Alicia Coterillo-Ferguson, MBA

Administrative Officer Valor HospiceCare, LLC Tucson, AZ

Cheryl Deirup, MSN/MHA

Education Coordinator Hospice of Siouxland Sioux City, IA

Debbie Flippin, RN, MBA

HCR ManorCare – Heartland Hospice & Home Care Toledo, OH

Eric Gernert

Education Specialist, Director of Clinical Education Aseracare Hospice Fort Smith, AR

Karen Hall

Director of Palliative Care Services Community Hospice, Inc. Modesto, CA

Barbara Hansen

Oregon Hospice Association/Hospice of Oregon Marylhurst, OR

Tamara Huyvaert, MSNed

Center for Hospice Care South Bend, IN

Lynne Kaufman, RN, BSN

Brookings Hospital Hospice Brookings, SD

Amy Kitsembel, M. Ed.

Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Program Wausau, WI

Sandy Kuhlman

Hospice Services of Northwest Kansas Phillipsburg, KS

Adria Loertsher, MSN

Silverado Hospice Irvine, CA

Allison Maughn, BBA, MBA

Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, Inc. Land O Lakes, FL

Patricia McGee, MSN, NE-BC

Executive Director UPMC Susquehanna Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care Williamsport, PA

Sarah McGuire, BSN, RN, COS-C

Evergreen Health Home Care Kirkland, WA

Jean Moris

Masonicare Home Health and Hospice Wallingford, CT

Jennifer Stonebrook, MSHS, CHPCA

Hospice of the Western Reserve Cleveland, OH

Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS

Enclara Pharmacia Philadelphia, PA
CHiPPS Representative

Melissa Hunt, Pharm.D.

Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services, LLC Dublin, OH
NCHPP Representative


Ex Officio

Edo Banach

CEO National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Ex Officio

Gregory A. Wood, MS, LSW

Hospice of the Ozarks Mountain Home, AR
Staff Liaison

Steve Gardner, MPA, PAHM

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Administrative Support

Lynelle Williams-Halsey

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA