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Pain and Palliative Care

Meet the Team

Ann Berger, MSN, MD

Ann Berger, MSN, MD;
Chief of Pain and Palliative Care Service,
Co-Chair of Clinical Center Staff Well-Being,
Senior Research Clinician (Full Professor)

Karen Baker, RN, MSN, CRNP

Karen Baker, RN, MSN, CRNP;
Faculty

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M. Jennifer Cheng, MD
HPM Fellowship Program Director

Eva L. Cummings, MT

Eva L. Cummings, MT;
PPCS Program Specialist and Fellowship Coordinator

Ruthann Giusti

Ruthann Giusti, MD
Faculty

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Mimi Mahon, PhD, CRNP
Faculty

Joseph O’Neill, MD

Joseph O’Neill, MD
Faculty


Interdisciplinary Team Members

Jennifer Hendricks, MSW, LCSW-C
Social Worker

Ellen Swinford, MDiv
John M. Pollack, MDiv, BCC
Spiritual Care

Leslie Smith, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN-CNS, BMTCN, AOCNS
Steve Risch, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN
Nursing

Stacie Townsend, MS, RD, CSP, LDN
Registered Dietician

Gang Peng, CMD, PhD, LAC
Dr. Jing Wang
Acupuncturist

Dr. Renee Stubbs, PhD, CTRS
Donna Gregory, PhD, MBA, CTRS
Recreation Therapist

Deborah Snyder, MSW, LCSW-C
Haniya Raza, DO, MPH
Psychiatry


Fellows

Sudha Chandrasekhar, MBBS

Sharon Kim, DO


Research Staff

Rezvan Ameli, PhD

Polycarpe Bagereka, BA


Volunteers

Cynthia Keane
Judith Wortman
Sean Belouin

Angela Lipshutz
Cathryn Lee


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This page last updated on 07/19/2022

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