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Dr. Vanessa Johnson, MD, MPH Has Earned Her Hospice Medical Director Certification

Norwich, CT (August 20, 2018) – Center for Hospice Care is excited to congratulate Dr. Vanessa Johnson, MD, MPH on earning her Hospice Medical Director Certification (HMDC). Dr. Johnson has been Center for Hospice Care’s Medical Director for its Hospice and Palliative care program since April of 2017. Dr. Johnson is board certified in Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Hematology, Oncology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Johnson received her medical degree from the Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY, and completed her Hematology, Oncology fellowship at Brown Medical School in Providence, RI.

An Oncologist since 2002, Dr. Johnson is currently practicing at Eastern Connecticut Hematology, Oncology (ECHO) located at 330 Washington Street in Norwich.  Along with her duties at ECHO and Center for Hospice Care, Dr. Johnson is also on the Medical Staff at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam and L + M Hospital in New London, CT.

By having a certified medical director on board, Center for Hospice Care can be confident in the administrative, regulatory, ethical, legal and clinical skills of our interdisciplinary team providing hospice care.

Congratulations Dr. Vanessa Johnson, MD, MPH, HMDC!

About Center for Hospice Care

Since 1985, Center for Hospice Care has served more than 12,500 patients. We are the largest community-based hospice in Southeastern Connecticut and the only hospice provider that delivers all the care and services needed by patients and their families. This includes extended group and individual bereavement counseling to anyone who needs it, free of charge. Our staff is qualified and experienced in the field and is augmented by more than 115 specially trained volunteers who provide companionship to our patients and respite to their families.

Posted on August 27, 2018

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