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.

Amy Brumme, CRNP
Tia Burno, Palliative Coordinator
Eric Bush, MD, RPh, MBA, Chief Medical Officer
Jennifer Clark, MD
William Copeland, MS, ACNP
Genevieve Lightfoot-Taylor, MSN, CFNP, CHPN
Patricia McMillan, Director of Medical Services
Dixie Poe, RN, MSN, MGA, CFNP
Avis Queen, Palliative Medicine Coordinator
Gayle Schantzen, MD
Megan Stidham, RN, FNP-C
Heather Travis, MSN, CRNP, CHPM
Amy Vance, CRNP
Kathy Watkins, LCSW-C
Heather Watson, RN, Triage Nurse
Rudolph Willis, MD

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