Integration of Palliative Care principles of whole patient/family unit with attention to pain and other physical symptoms and psycho-social-spiritual distress when integrated early in the disease process can improve quality but also quantity(survival) of life.
I my spare time, I enjoy outdoors recreation and spending time with my family, I am interested in environmental conversation and food security issues.
Qualifications and experience
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Cancer / Oncology
- Languages spoken
University of Alabama Hospital Program (1989)
University of Vermont Program (1984)
University of South Florida College of Medicine (1983)
University of Vermont Program (1986)
Stetson University (FL) (1979)
- Clinical interest for patients
My primary clinical interest are working with patients and families dealing with stress of serious complex illnesses to improve quality of life.