LAS VEGAS – August 24, 2022 – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the leader in hospice and palliative care in southern Nevada, has announced three new fellows -- Inga Pak Jeon, MD, Paige Kozlowski, and Bennett Aguilera Vitug -- to its Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program provides humanistic, holistic, evidence-based education for graduate physicians seeking additional skill, competence, and certification in hospice and palliative medicine.
Pak Jeon comes to Nathan Adelson Hospice with her most recent experience at AltaMed in Los Angeles, where she held several positions before being named Senior Services PACE Physician-Per Diem. Earning her bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine in Guadalajara, Mexico, Pak Jeon is passionate about palliative care, health literacy, and mental health.
Kozlowski received her medical education at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus, where she prepared to be a community-focused physician meeting the needs of rural and medically underserved populations. She’s spent the last several years impacting the Las Vegas community by serving on the Morbidity and Mortality Committee and Medication Safety Committee. A graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, Kozlowski has been immersed in the medical field for the past decade, fine tuning her research, education, and volunteer work.
Vitug is a graduate of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he earned his D.O (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) in 2019 after earning a Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego. With more than 10 years of medical experience in human biology, osteopathy, and family medicine, Vitug’s knowledge in several healthcare specialties will aid in his fellowship with Nathan Adelson Hospice. Most recently, he has served as fundraising chair for the Student American Academy of Osteopathy in Henderson, NV.
“We are excited to have our new fellows in the program,” said Nathan Adelson Hospice President & CEO Karen Rubel. “We are very proud of the Fellowship program here at Nathan Adelson Hospice. Training doctors in hospice and palliative medicine is important for our community, and this fellowship program allows us to continue to be the ‘Training Center of Excellence.’”