Presenter Information

Diana L. Barnard, MD, HMDC
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine,
Lead Palliative Care Physician
University of Vermont Health Network-Porter Medical Center

Battin, Margaret Pabst, M.F.A., Ph.D. 
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities, University of Utah

Bush, Tracey, MSW, LCSW
Regional Practice Leader, End of Life Option Act Program. Kaiser Permanente, Southern California

Cederquist, Lynette, M.D. 
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Director of Clinical Ethics Program, University of California, San Diego

Dennett, Leslie, LMFT
Hospice by the Bay, San Francisco

DeSimone, Laura, MS, RPH
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for DWD, Pain Management, ADDM
Kaiser Permanente, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Pain Management, West Interstate Clinic
Portland, OR 

DeWolf, Thalia, RN, CHPN.
Nursing Curriculum Director, National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying.
Clinical Coordinator, Bay Area End of Life Options, Berkeley, CA

Duncan, Lael, M.D. 
Executive Director, National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying
Medical Consultant LCD Advising
Consulting Medical Director and Senior Faculty for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Elbaum, Alan, MS 
Medical Student, UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program. 
Co-author with LaVera Crawley: "Race and Physician-Assisted Death: Do Black Lives Matter?" (in press).

Fruitrich, Chris. 
Volunteer, End of Life Washington, Seattle

Grube, David MD
National Medical Director, Compassion and Choices

Harmon, Christy, Pharm. D., BCACP
Pharmacy Supervisor, University of Colorado Hospital. Aurora, CO

Head, Bobbie, MD, PhD
Oncologist, Marin Cancer Care, Greenbrae, CA.

Holland, Andrew, RN
Hospice East Bay. Pleasant Hill, CA

Kaplan, Lawrence, D.O. 
Director, Consultation-Liaison Service, UCSF and Psycho-Oncology Psychiatry Department, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. San Francisco, CA

Kleinman, Lowell, M.D.
Family Practice, Palliative Care Medical Director
John Muir Medical Group, Walnut Creek, California

Koehler, Laura, LCSWACHP-SW
Senior Clinical Director, Hospice by the Bay, San Francisco

Lau, Eddie, Pharm. D. 
Feel Good Compounders Pharmacy. Pacifica, CA 

Laws, Terri, PhD
Assistant Professor, African American Studies
University of Michigan, Dearborn 

Long, Jeremy, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Denver Health MAID

Macmillan, Patrick, MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine, University of California San Francisco (Fresno)

MacReery, Jillene
Client Support Director
End of Life Washington, Seattle

Mishra, Ruchika, Ph.D. 
Program Director, Bioethics
Program in Medicine and Human Values 
Sutter Health Bay Area, CA

Olson, Anne Marie, LCSW
Hospice by the Bay, Larkspur, CA

Pasternak, Gary, M.D., MPH 
Chief Medical Officer, Mission Hospice. San Mateo, California

Pope, Thaddeus Mason, JD, PhD 
Health Law Professor & Bioethicist 
Health Law Institute at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota

Presberg, Burton, MD
Cancer Psychiatrist, Oakland, CA

Pulvers, Evan, MD
Founder of Aid-in-Dying Training
Contra Costa, CA, Family Medicine Residency

Quill, Timothy, M.D. MACP, FAAHPM 
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Humanities, and Nursing 
Palliative Care Department of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, NY

Safra, Jessica, MD
Hospice by the Bay, San Francisco

Schwing, Deborah, LMFT
Hospice by the Bay, San Francisco

Seckel, Keith, ADN, RN, CHPN. 
Director of Nursing, Timberhill Place Assisted Living, Corvalis, OR 

Seminova, Elizabeth, MDiv, MSW.
Practice Director and Psychospiritual Guide for Integrated MD Care. San Diego, CA

Shavelson, Lonny, M.D. 
Board Chair, National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying
Founding Partner, Bay Area End of Life Options 

Spielvogel, Ryan, M.D. 
Family Medicine, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA

Tolchin, Sara, RN
Hospice by the Bay, Larkspur, CA

Walsh, Eric, M.D. 
Emeritus Professor, Hematology-Oncology and Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

Wechkin, Hope, M.D. 
Medical Director, Evergreen Health Hospice. Kirkland, WA

Weiner, Molly, RN
Hospice by the Bay, Larkspur, CA

Wynia, Matthew, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Center for Bioethics and Humanities 
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus 

Zatulovsky, Yelena, LCAT, LPMT, MA, MT-BC, CCLS, HPMT
Vice President of Patient Experience, Seasons Healthcare. Rosemont, IL