Director - Marie Eaton>

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Deputy Director of Community Relations - Sara Weir

Program Coordinator - Carola Williams

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Advisory Committee

The Palliative Care Institute’s Advisory Committee works to guide program development both on and off-campus and links the Palliative Care Institute to the Northwest Life Passages Steering Committee, which oversees the implementation of the PDF iconCommunity-End-of-Life-Blueprint.pdf

The Advisory Committee is composed of respected campus and community leaders with professional or voluntary ties to Western Washington University who are dedicated to advancing excellence in palliative and end of life care.

Christine Espina Interim Program Director, RN-BSN Nursing Program WWU
Cory Herman Program Specialist 2.  Extended Education WWU
Meg Jacobson Medical Director Whatcom Hospice
Bree Johnston Medical Director, Palliative Care Services PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Mary Ann Percy Advance Care, Certified Respecting Choices® Instructor Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement
Geof Morgan Emeritus Director Community Activist Whatcom Family and Community Network
Nancy Poulin Nursing Whatcom County Health Department
Richard Scholtz Community Activist  
Becki VanGlubt Nurse, Cardiology PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Sara Weir Professor, Political Science WWU
PDF iconBonnie Blachy Faculty, RN-BSN Nursing Program WWU
Devyani Chandran Assistant Professor, Human Services of Rehabilitation WWU
Hope Corbin Assistant Professor, Human Services and Rehabilitation WWU