Our Faculty & Experts

HCCI is fortunate to work with national leaders in home-based primary care whose advice and insight have been invaluable in formulating a strategy and building the first-ever comprehensive home-based primary care curriculum. We are grateful for their support.

HCCI Centers of Excellence Faculty


Cleveland Clinic

Bill Zafirau, MD, CAQ
Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Center for Connected Care

Sandra Chlad, RN, MSN, CNP
Medical Care at Home

Duane Kirksey, MD MSCE
Medical Care at Home

Ethel Smith, MD
Medical Care at Home

MedStar House Call Program

K. Eric De Jonge, MD
Executive Director of MedStar House Call Program
Director of Geriatrics, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Julie Beecher, MS, MPH
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Geriatrics, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Deanna Cho, LICSW
Social Worker and Case and Case Management Manager

Michael Kingan, DNP, NP-BC, CWOCN
Geriatric NP, House Call Program

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Linda DeCherrie, MD
Associate Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine, Program Director Visiting Doctors Program/ Chelsea Village House Call Program

Silvia Chavez, MSN, ANP-BC
Nurse Practitioner Supervisor, Visiting Doctors Program/ Chelsea Village House Call Program

Elizabeth McCormick, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine

Jennifer Reckrey, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine

Helena Ross, LCSW
Florence Roswell Social Work Program Coordinator of Visiting Doctors/ Chelsea Village House Call Program

Theresa Soriano, MD MPH
Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine

Katie Wang, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine

Northwestern Medicine – Feinberg School of Medicine

Lee Lindquist, MD, MPH, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine and Section Chief-Geriatrics

Sara Bradley, MD
Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Dwayne C. Dobschuetz, APRN
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Theresa Rowe, DO, MS
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

University of Arizona Center on Aging

Mindy Fain, MD
Professor and Division Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care;
Co-Director Center on Aging

Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Monique Murillo
Clinical Division Senior Manager, Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Lisa O’Neill, DBH, MPH
Associate Director of Research and Education, Center on Aging

Corinne Self, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Monica Vandivort, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

University of California, San Francisco

Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, FACP, FAAHPM
Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor in Clinical Translations
Research and Aging, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine

Brook Calton, MD, MHS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine

Courtney Gordon, DNP, GNP-BS
Nurse Practitioner II, Care at Home’s Housecalls Programs

Michael Helle, NRP/CCP, MHA, MBA
Director Clinical Programs, UCSF Health

Carla Perissinotto, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics Department of Medicine

Danny Raices
Practice Coordinator, Care at Home’s Housecalls Program

Natalie Young, MD
Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Other Experts


Practice Management

Brent T. Feorene, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Canton & Company

Terri Hobbs
Principal Consultant
TH Consulting, LLC

Clinical

Paul Chiang, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer, Home Centered Care Institute
Medical Director, HomeCare Physicians

Tom Cornwell, MD FAAFP
Chief Executive Officer, Home Centered Care Institute
Founder, HomeCare Physicians

Linnea Nagel, MPAS, PA-C
Director of Clinical Education, Clinical Assistant Professor
Marquette University, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Ed Ratner, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School

Martha Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC
Medical Director for Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
Northwestern Medicine, Lake Forest Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University