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In 2013, Warren Wheeler, MD was recognized as one of the 30 Most Influential Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). The visionaries included hospice pioneers such as Cicely Saunders, Elisabeth Kubler Ross and former president Ronald Reagan. Dr. Wheeler was one in the first group of physicians to become certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Cabanilla-Del Mundo accepted the position of Medical Director with Nathan Adelson Hospice with completion of her Fellowship in the Nathan Adelson Hospice Osteopathic Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program in 2015.
Ferozan Malal, MD, HMD is a Medical Director at Nathan Adelson Hospice. She is a board certified hospice and palliative care physician and hospice medical director. In addition, she is a board certified internal medicine physician and a med-spa physician.
Dr. Malal obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at Silesia Medical Academy in Katowice, Poland and trained in internal medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.
Lorraine Goodwin received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of Bridgeport, her Master of Science in Nursing at Loyola University and her Family Nurse Practitioner Post Masters Certificate at University of Arizona. Ms. Goodwin has over 30 years of nursing experience. Most recently, she was a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine. Prior to that, she was a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Scripps Mercy Hospital.
Rose A. Kutilek receved her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at MacMurray College and her Master of Science in Nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an Oncology Certified Nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience. Prior to Nathan Adelson Hospice, Ms. Kutilek was employed at Central Illinois Hematology/Oncology Center in Springfield, Illinois where she practiced palliative care.
Jennifer Leake received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis University and her Master of Science in Nursing from UNLV. She is a certified pediatric nurse and an ANCC Board-certified family nurse practitioner.
Jennifer Poplawski received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nevada State College and her Master of Science in Adult/Gerontological Nursing from the University of South Alabama. She brings to Nathan Adelson Hospice several years of experience in hospice and palliative care.