Compassion and Support


Patients & Families

About Us

Pain Management Patient Education and Tools Creation Workgroup


Kathie Quinlan, RN Isaiah House
Steve Ryan, MD Independent Living for Seniors
Julia Smith, MD ViaHealth, Lifetime Care


Team Members

Francine Bremer St. Ann's Community
Joe Brown Retired Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Marcia Buckley, RN, MS Strong Health Palliative Care Program
Michael Campo Preferred Care
Mona Chitre, PharmD Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Tanya Cooke Consumer Advocate
Mary Crosby St. Ann's Community
Warren Glaser, MD Retired Physician
Toby Gold Catholic Family Center
Jackie Greene, RN St. Ann's Community
Chris Grizzanti Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Lynn Kurz Consumer Advocate
Susan Lacure, NP Episcopal SeniorLife Communities
Geoff Lister, RN Lifetime Care
Mary McClare Retired Manager, Adult Home, Consumer Advocate
Harriet McConnochie Chaplain, Unity
Daniel Mendelson, MD Highland Hospital
Mary Jane Milano Rochester Health Commission
Elaine Milton Gilda's Club
Ken Nudo, MD ROHM Services Corporation
Bernadette Reidy, PhD University of Rochester Medical Center
Carol Ritter Democrat and Chronicle
Karen S. Roth, MS, RN, CP Episcopal SeniorLife Communities
Ann Savastano American Cancer Society
Barb Steen, RN Hospice Volunteer, Kodak
Jean Streppa, MS Health Educator/Clinical Instructor
Michele Tanner Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Lynn Varrichio Finger Lakes Health Systems
David Whitlock Hospice Volunteer