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Meet Our Faculty

Palliative Medicine Fellowship


 
David Nowels, MD, MPH, Fellowship Program Director

 

Attending Physician, UCH Palliative Care Consult Service

Medical Director, Hospice of Metro Denver

Faculty, Life Quality Institute

UCH Ethics Committee

David.Nowels@ucdenver.edu

 
 
Jean M. Youngwerth, MD, Fellowship Associate Program Director

 

Attending Physician, UCH Palliative Care Consult Service

Attending Physician, UCH Hospitalist inpatient service

Medical Director, Hospice of St. John

Jean.Youngwerth@ucdenver.edu

 

 

 

Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, Fellowship Research Director

Jean Kutner, MD

 

Director, UCH Palliative Care Consult Service;

Director, Population-based Palliative Care Research Network (PoPCRN)

Medical Director, Hospice of St. John

 
 
 
 
Daniel Johnson, MD

Director Kaiser Palliative Care Program

Attending Physician, KP Palliative Care Consult Service

Director of Medical Education, Life Quality Institute

Faculty Associate, UCHSC Center for Bioethics

Jane McCabe, RN, MSN, AOCN

Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

Nurse Specialist, VA-ECHCS Palliative Care Consultation Team

Certified Advanced Practice Palliative Care Nurse

Kathleen McGrady, MD

Director, Kaiser Inpatient Palliative Care Service

Attending, St. Joseph’s Hospital Pain Service

Member, St. Joseph’s Hospital Ethics Committee

Gary Graham, MD, MA

Chief Medical Director, Hospice of Metro Denver

Ethics Committee, Hospice of Metro Denver

Clinical Faculty, Family Medicine, UCDHSC

Harileka Brackett, RN

Nurse Specialist, Palliative Care Service, UCH

Coordinator Palliative Care Champions, UCH

Paula Nelson-Marten, PhD, RN, AOCN

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, UCHSC

Associate Director for Nursing, Colorado AHEC System

Advisory Board Member, End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)