Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley have announced that Robert Albright, M.D., has joined the organization as full-time medical director. Albright has been affiliated with the organization since 2009 as an associate medical director and began his new role effective May 2017.
“I am privileged to be able to offer my skillset and expertise as medical director for Hospice of Hope. Being affiliated with the organization for many years, I feel this is a logical step and one that I hope to expand Hospice of Hope’s impact in our communities during my tenure,” said Albright.
Albright, who is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine, neurology, and neuro-oncology, graduated from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He previous held the position of director, division of neuro-oncology, at the E.K. Hatton Research Institute in Cincinnati.
Kavin Cartmell, executive director for Hospice of Hope said, “We are extremely honored to have such a highly credentialed physician join our organization. Dr. Albright’s passion for hospice and palliative medicine will further expand our quality footprint and position the organization to provide the best possible care to those that we serve.”
Hospice of Hope also contracts with Dr. Craig Denham, Dr. Christopher Haas, Dr. Stephen Neus, Dr. Regina Melink and Dr. Timothy McKinley as associate medical directors. Additionally, Nancee Albright, ANP, and Lauren Holton, APRN, FNP-BC, provide services as nurse practitioners. Hospice of Hope is a not for profit end-of-life care organization serving 12 counties in Kentucky and Ohio. For more information or to make a referral, call 1-800-928-4848 or log onto www.hospiceofhope.org.
Submitted by Michael Parker, director of development and PR, Hospice of Hope.