Board of Directors

HMDCB’s board of directors is the governing body of the certification
organization representing diverse backgrounds, practice settings
and training pathways.

 

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Tommie Farrell, MD FAAHPM HMDC 
President
Hendricks Hospice
Abilene, TX
 

 

 

 

 

BowerBrian Murphy, MD MBA FAAHPM HMDC
Past President
Orange Regional Medical Center
Middletown, NY
 
D. Wensel Dave Wensel, DO FAAHPM HMDC
Secretary/Treasurer 
Midland Care Connection, Inc.
Topeka, KS
Cote T. IITodd Cote, MD FAAFP FAAHPM HMDC 
Member at Large
Bluegrass Care Navigators 
Lexington, KY

Burkarth BBernice Burkarth, MD FAAHPM HMDC 
Member at Large
Home Health Foundation
Haverhill, MA
 
Bills BerylBeryl Bills
Public Member
Northbrook, IL

Thomson R. Ruth Thomson, DO MBA FACOI FAAHPM HMDC
AAHPM Board Liaison
Elara Caring 
Grantham, NH

 

 

 

"Taking the HMDCB exam is an extremely useful tool for assessing your HMD skill set and knowledge, which can help frame professional development. Being certified is desirable, when you consider the competitive environment within which many of us practice.”

Robert Friedman, MD FAAFP FAAHPM HMDC
Chief Medical Officer at Hospice Austin, Austin, TX