Executive Committee

Academic Partners

  • Howard Tuch, M.D., Academic Director

    University of South Florida
  • Iraida Carrion, PhD, MSW, LCSW

    School of Social Work University of South Florida
  • Debra Dobbs, PhD, Associate Professor

    College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, School of Aging Studies
  • Susan McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN

    College of Nursing University of South Florida

  • Hana Osman, PhD

    College of Public Health University of South Florida

  • Lori Roscoe, PhD

    Department of Communication University of South Florida
  • Robert  Walker, MD

    Medical Ethics, Humanities and Hospice & Palliative Care at USF

Community Partners

  • Ronald S.  Schonwetter, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM Community Director

    Chapters Health System
  • Samira K Beckwith

    Hope Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Cathy Emmett, PhD, ARNP, ACHPN

    Professional Developer Facilitator, Suncoast Hospice

  • Stacy Orloff, EdD

    Suncoast HospiceĀ 
  • Lora Thompson, MD

    Moffitt Cancer Center


Lourdes Rodriguez, B.B.A.MAcademic Services Administrator
Department of Internal Medicine
University of South Florida
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