Alive Hospice Medical Services Team

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Hospice Clinical Pharmacist Stephanie Walters, PharmD, CGP; Ellen Tosh-Benneyworth, ACHPN, APRN-C; Anh Meadows, M.D.; Vanja Trubajic, FNP-C; Shazia Fazili, M.D.; Robert Berkompas, M.D., Chief Medical Officer; Sasha Bowers, M.D.; Lisa Garces, NP;  Laura Tharpe, M.D. Not pictured: Peter Swarr, M.D.


Physicians

Dr-Robert-Berkompas-1.pngRobert Berkompas, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency (Internal Medicine): Vanderbilt University
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine


 


Anh-Meadows.jpgAnh T. Meadows, M.D.

Medical School: Ross University
Residency (Family Medicine): Loma Linda University
Fellowship (Palliative Medicine): Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Nick-Dierringer.jpgNicholas Dieringer, M.D.

Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Residency (Internal Medicine): Methodist University Hospital, Memphis
Board Certification: Internal Medicine


 


Shazia-Fazili.jpgShazia Fazili, M.D.

Medical School: Government Medical College, Kashmir, India
Residency (Family Medicine): Clinton Memorial Hospital
Fellowship (Geriatric Medicine): Vanderbilt University
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Smith-Bowers-small-2.jpgSmith-Bowers-small-3.jpgSmith-Bowers-small-4.jpgSmith-Bowers-small-8.jpgSmith-Bowers-small-9.jpgSasha Smith Bowers, M.D.

Smith-Bowers-small-5.jpgMedical School: Meharry Medical College
Residency (Family Medicine): Mercer University
Fellowship (Hospice and Palliative Medicine): Mercer University
Board Certification: Family Medicine

 


Peter-Swarr.jpgPeter Swarr, M.D.

Medical School: University of Vermont
Residency (Medicine/Pediatrics): Vanderbilt University
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics



 


Laura Tharpe, M.D.

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency (Internal Medicine): Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship (Hospice and Palliative Medicine): Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Nurse Practitioners

Ellen-Tosh-Bennyworth.jpgEllen Brown, ACHPN, APRN-C

Nursing School: Vanderbilt University
Board Certification: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Hospice and Palliative Care

 


 


Lisa Garces, NP

Nursing School: BSN from Marquette University College of Nursing; MSN ASP from Duke University School of Nursing
Board Certification: Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner


Vanja Pumpalovic, FNP-C

Nursing School: Tennessee State University College of Nursing
Board Certification: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner



Clinical Pharmacist

Stephanie-Walters.jpgStephanie A. Walters, 
PharmD, CGP

Pharmacy School: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Residencies: Pharmacy Practice Resident, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System; Geriatrics Pharmacy Resident, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy