Chesapeake Palliative Medicine Team

Our Chesapeake Palliative Medicine team is a group of Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who specialize in the care of people with advanced illness. We are experts in helping manage pain and other difficult symptoms, and more importantly, we can help guide you along this journey. Many doctors consult us to help patients and their families navigate the health care system, reduce unnecessary suffering and define the goals of care that make sense for you.

Eric Bush, MD, RPh, MBA, Chief Medical Officer
Stephanie Alston, Palliative Coordinator
Jennifer Bowen, MSN-NP-C
Julia Brandenburg, MSN, FNP-C
Amy Brumme, CRNP, ACHPN
Kaliegh Bunker, Palliative Care Coordinator
Ryan Caton, Palliative Nurse Care Coordinator
Jennifer Clark, MD, HMDBC
Bill Copeland, MS, CRNP, ACHPN
Katie Gast, MS, NP-C, CRNP, ACHPN
Genevieve Lightfoot-Taylor, MSN, CFNP, ACHPN
Patricia McMillan, MS, MHA, Director of Medical Services
Dixie Poe, RN, MSN, MGA, CFNP
Avis Queen, Palliative Medicine Liaison
Gayle Schantzen, MD, CAQHPM, HMDC
Megan Stidham, MSN, FNP-BC, ACHPN
Jessica Whittemore, LCSW-C
Rudolph Willis, MD

For more information, please contact us at or call 443-837-1525 or 443-837-3376 for more details.