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ELNEC Faculty

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP, CCRC
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) 
Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
 
      
Casey Miller, MSN, ANP-BC
ECMO Program Coordinator
Emory University Healthcare
Decatur, GA
 
     
Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CHPPN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
 
  Judith Paice, RN, PhD, FAAN
Director of the Cancer Pain Program,  
Research Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
     
Patrick J. Coyne, MSN, ACHPN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, FPCN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, 
Assistant Professor and 
Director for Palliative Care at the Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
  Diane Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN
Chief Nursing Officer
Palladium
Gaffney, SC
     
Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN®, FPCN, FAAN
Director of Professional Practice 
Palliative Care Consultant
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Boston, MA
  Karla Schroeder, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, MHA, NE-BC
Director of Patient Care Practice 
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA 
 
     
Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN
Director of Nursing Research &
Education and Professor; 
Principal Investigator of ELNEC
City of Hope 
Duarte, CA 
 
 
Cheryl Ann Thaxton, DNP, RN, CPNP, FNP-BC, CHPPN, ACHPN, FPCN
Associate Clinical Professor
DNP Program Director 
Texas Woman's University 
The Houston J & Florence A Doswell College of Nursing
Dallas, Texas 
     
Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Professor of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh 
School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA
  Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN
Independent Consultant
Lores Consulting, LLC.
Rochester, MN
 
     
Amy Haskamp, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPON®
Pediatric Palliative Care 
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Hospital
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dorothy Wholihan, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN
Nurse Practitioner
JJ Peters Veteran’s Medical Center Bronx, NY
     
Polly Mazanec, PhD, ACNP-BC, AOCN®, ACHPN, FPCN
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton (FPB) 
School of Nursing 
Cleveland, OH
  Clareen Wiencek, PhD, RN, ACHPN, ACNP, FAAN
Professor of Nursing
University of Virginia, School of Nursing
Charlottesville, VA