Celebrating Palliative Care

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. To celebrate, we showcase our dedicated Palliative Medicine team members who work diligently to deliver the highest quality of patient care.

Kristen Tweedy

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Kristen Tweedy is a Nurse Practitioner on the Palliative Medicine team. She has been in nursing for 30 years, 15 of which as a nurse practitioner. She spent eight years in oncology before coming to Palliative Medicine. Kristen cares for patients in the inpatient setting, especially within the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Her interests include family centered nursing and patient education.

Learn more about Kristen Tweedy and her palliative care background in the Q and A below.

Julie Waldfogel

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Julie Waldfogel is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital specializing in pain management and palliative care. She is board certified in geriatrics through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. She specializes in the pharmacologic management of pain and other symptoms.

Learn more about Julie Waldfogel and her palliative care background in the Q and A below.

Dr. Corey Tapper

Dr. Corey Tapper joined Johns Hopkins in 2019 and serves as the Associate Program Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship. His interests lie in providing compassionate and holistic care for those with serious illness. He is also enthusiastic about graduate medical education with a focus on curriculum development and teaching communication skills. His current focus is on developing and evaluating a professional development educational series for the Section of Palliative Medicine.

Learn more about Dr. Tapper and his palliative care background in the Q and A below.