Board of Directors

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

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

Brian MurphyBrian Murphy, MD MBA FAAHPM HMDC
Past President
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY

Dave WenselDave Wensel, DO FAAHPM HMDC
Secretary/Treasurer
TRU Community Care
Lafayette, CO

Todd CoteTodd Cote, MD FAAFP FAAHPM HMDC
Member at Large
Bluegrass Care Navigators
Lexington, KY

Bernice BurkarthBernice Burkarth, MD FAAHPM HMDC
Member at Large
Home Health Foundation
Haverhill, MA

Beryl BillsBeryl Bills
Public Member
Northbrook, IL

Ruth ThomsonRuth Thomson, DO MBA FACOI FAAHPM HMDC
AAHPM Board Liaison
Agrace
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