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To learn more about Palliative Care services at Rochester General Health System, call 585-922-LINK (5465) to speak to a department representative.

Inpatient Palliative Care consultations are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

 Meet the Team

ADAM HERMAN, MD
Director, Division of Palliative Care; Team Physician

Faculty:
Attending Physician, Rochester General Hospital

Medical School:
University of Virginia School of Medicine (Charlottesville, VA)

Internship/Residency:
Yale University-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT)

Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Geriatrics
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

  

JESSICA MOORE, RPA-C
Team Physician Assistant

Undergraduate:
BS in Exercise Science, University of South Carolina School of Public Health (Columbia, SC)

Graduate:
Master of Science as Physician’s Assistant, The George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Certifications:

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

 

REV. CHRIS BAKER
Team Chaplain

Undergraduate:
BS in Criminal Justice, Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)

Graduate:

  • Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, NJ)
  • Clinical Pastoral Education - Medical Center of Delaware (Wilmington, DE)
  •  St. Luke’s Hospital (Bethlehem, PA)

 

CHERYL PIPKIN, LMSW
Team Social Worker

Faculty:
Guest Lecturer Brockport/Nazareth College (Rochester, NY)

Undergraduate:
BS in Community Health Education, SUNY - Brockport (Brockport, NY)

Graduate:
Master of Social Work, Roberts Wesleyan College (Rochester, NY)

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW)
  • Community Health Education Certified (CHE)

 

KIMBERLY STAMPONE, LMSW
Team Social Worker

Undergraduate:
BA in Psychology, SUNY - Geneseo (Geneseo, NY)

Graduate:

The Greater Rochester Collaborative Master of Social Work Program (Brockport, NY)

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW)
  • Functional Independent Measures Certified (FIM)

 

BALAZS ZSENITS, MD
Team Physician

Faculty:

  • Attending Physician at Rochester General Hospital Medicine Residency Program
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester

Medical School:
Semmelweis University, School of Medicine (Budapest, Hungary)

Internship/Residency:
Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, MI)

Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


C. CHRIS REYNOLDS, MD
Team Physician

Faculty:

  • Attending Physician at Rochester General Hospital Medicine Residency Program
  • Clinical Senior Instructor, University of Rochester

Medical School:
SUNY - Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

Internship/Residency:
Internal Medicine, SUNY - Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

 

CHRISTINE HAMBY, PharmD
Team Pharmacist

Faculty:
Adjunct faculty at:

  • St. John Fisher College (Rochester, NY)
  • SUNY – Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
  • Albany College of Pharmacy (Albany, NY)

Undergraduate: 
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

Graduate:
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

Residency:
Pharmacy Practice, St. John Hospital and Medical Center (Detroit, MI)

 

 

Palliative Care services at Rochester General Health System are supported in part by the Rochester General Foundation Palliative Care Fund. If you would like to learn more about supporting Palliative Care at Rochester General, please contact the Rochester General Foundation at (585)-922-4800 or visit www.givergh.org.