A medical doctor with a special calling, to alleviate the pain and suffering of vulnerable people such as those with life threatening illnesses, marginalized women and girls and others, to
As a pediatric oncologist, palliative care physician, and patient-reported outcomes and Phase I and end-of-life care clinical investigator at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dr. Baker is intimately
Susan launched the Community Education program in 2005 at Mission Hospice. They provide education opportunities for community members and professionals who work with people experiencing illness, death, loss and/or grief.
Dr. Joanne Cacciatore is a researcher and professor at Arizona State University whose nearly 40 studies in the area of traumatic infant and child death have been published nationally. She
An Australian Badger Faculty of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health Medical Oncologist and palliative care physician
Nirasha is an author with a personal calling — to help people dealing with grief as she’s experienced significant losses in her life. She co-founded Grieftalk.id in 2020, a support
Dr. Katie Eastman is a national grief/trauma therapist, speaker, and consultant with ReCreate Coaching and Counseling in Anacortes, Washington. As a licensed psychotherapist, licensed social worker, and life coach specializing
Mr. Gilmartin serves as General Counsel for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), a global not-for-profit organization of health information professionals. AHIMA is also the nation’s leading voice and
Deborah Grassman: The country’s foremost expert on veteran’s affairs involving hospice. Deborah Grassman is a Nurse Practitioner. Her career at Bay Pines VA in St. Petersburg, Florida lasted for nearly
Liese Groot-Alberts was born in Fryslân, Netherlands. She lives in New Zealand working internationally as a public and keynote speaker, palliative care educator and mentor for healthcare professionals.
A registered nurse since 1988, Yvonne Heath has worked in the United States and Canada in many areas including emergency, intensive care, chemotherapy, palliative care, and hospice. She became disheartened
Dr. Gloria Horsley MFT CNS Ph.D. is the Founder and President of Open to Hope Foundation the world’s largest multi media web-based resource for the bereaved. Dr. Gloria co-hosts, with
Dr. Heidi Horsley is a licensed psychologist and social worker and is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Open to Hope Foundation. Heidi is in private practice in Manhattan.
Cole Imperi is a dual-certified thanatologist, a two-time TEDx speaker, and one of America’s leading experts on death, dying, and grief. She is best known for her work pioneering the
Dr. Karl Lorenz, MD, MSHS is a general internal medicine and palliative care physician, and Section Chief of the VA Palo Alto-Stanford Palliative Care Program. Formerly at the VA Greater
Over the last 12 years, Bin McLaurin has dedicated himself to developing and coordinating health and wellness programs for medical institutions like Cedars-Sinai Medical, Tower Cancer Research and
Dani Monte is based in Fortaleza, Northeast, Brazil. After a near-death experience, I felt a turning point in my life when I met Dr. Elisabeth Kubler Ross. Those eyes looked
Marie Claire Mouhawej studied at St Joseph University in Beirut. She specialized in palliative care from Claude Bernard University in Lyon (France). Marie Claire carries 30 years of multifaceted experience
Dr. Christian Ntizimira is the Founder and Executive Director of ACREOL and an International member of the Faculty of The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC).