Melissa “Missy” Ring, MSN RN, is the Director of Regulatory and Compliance at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. With more than 15 years of hospice palliative care experience, Missy has worked in hospital, community based, national, and integrated health systems in both profit and nonprofit organizations. Missy brings vast experience in nursing, regulatory and compliance, quality and standards, operations, administration, and patient safety to her work at NHPCO. She has a Master of Science in Nursing – Leadership from Jefferson College of Health Sciences, and a Bachelor of Arts – Concentration on Business Administration from Mary Baldwin College.