Our Medical and Leadership Staff

Nancy Hart Wicker, MD

Medical Director, Hospice and Palliative Care

Dr. Wicker received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2010.  She completed her residency at Self Regional Healthcare MCFM and is certified by the America Board of Family Medicine.  Dr. Wicker is also Fellowship trained in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and received her board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2021.


John Hendrix, MD

Long Term Care Physician

Dr. Hendrix received his medical degree from the University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 2006. He completed his residency at Palmetto Health Richland {now Prisma} and is certified by the America Board of Internal Medicine.

 

 


Robert “Bob” Todd, MD

Hospice Physician, On-call and Weekend Coverage

Dr. Todd received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1982. He completed his residency at AnMed Family Medicine and was certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  Dr. Todd is also Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

 


Josh Holmes, MD

Hospice Physician, On-Call and Weekend Coverage

Dr. Holmes received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2014. He completed his residency at Self Regional Healthcare MCFM and was certified by the America Board of Family Medicine in 2017.


Robert “Rob” Tiller, MD

Hospice Physician, On-Call and Weekend Coverage and Palliative Care – Medical Advisor

Dr. Tiller received his medical degree from the Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1994.  He completed his residency at Self Regional Healthcare MCFM and was certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  Dr. Tiller is also Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

 


Charlene Kish, MHA, RN

Chief Executive Officer

Charlene Kish is the CEO of Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont.

Charlene is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and a registered nurse. She has her master’s degree in health care administration.


Joy Girard, RN, CHPN

Director of Clinical Services

Joy Girard, Director of Clinical Services at Hospice Care of the Piedmont since 2005.

Joy is a Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) – 1999.


Carrie Murdock, RN

Nurse Manager, Hospice House

Carrie Murdock, Nurse Manager for the Hospice House at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2021.

Carrie has a BSN from Lander and a BS in Health Administration from Winthrop.


 

Lori Mounts, RN

Patient Care Coordinator

Lori Mounts - crop small Lori Mounts, Patient Care Coordinator at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2005.

Lori evaluates and admits patients for hospice at home.


Palliative Care Team:

Christie Brewster, APRN-BC, ACHPN

Palliative Care Coordinator

Christie Brewster, Nurse Practitioner at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2012.

Christie serves as a member of the Palliative Care Team.  She is a resource for patients, families, and hospital staff regarding palliative care and end-of-life care.

Christie is a Certified Advanced Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN) – 2016.  She is also a First Steps ACP (Advanced Care Planning) Certified Facilitator – 2018.


Caitlin Mccarroll, DNP, FNP-BC

Caitlin Mccarroll, Nurse Practitioner at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2017.

Caitlin serves as a member of the Palliative Care Team.

Caitlin is a Certified Advanced Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN) – 2021


Rosanna Walker DNP,APRN,FNP-C

Rosanna Walker, Nurse Practitioner at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2020.

Rosanna serves as a member of the Palliative Care Team.

Rosanna received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina.


Cathy Painter, RN

Cathy Painter, Palliative Care Liasion at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont since 2019.

Cathy serves as a member of the Palliative Care Team.

Cathy received her Bachelor of Science in degree in nursing from Clemson University and a Masters of Secondary Science Education from Converse College.