Equity & Inclusion Workgroup


Brittany Chambers, MPH, MCHES  BIO
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
Director of Health Equity and Special Initiatives

Past Chair

Rev. Inetta Reddell, MA-Bioethics, MACS, MDIV, BCC   BIO
Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)
Staff Chaplain, Mission & Spiritual Care
Certified Educator Supervisor Fellow, Clinical Pastoral Education
Advocate Condell Medical Center
APC Board of Directors


Davis Baird, MS  BIO
National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
Director of Government Affairs, Hospice

Brynn Bowman, MPA  BIO
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
Chief Executive Officer, Center to Advance Palliative Care, Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kathleen A. Curran   BIO
The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA)
Senior Director of Public Policy

Rev. Sharondalyn DuPree, MA, MEd, Ed.S, M.Div, APBCC-HPC   BIO
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN)
Chaplain, St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA

Rev. Dr. Jeffery T. Garland DMin EdS BCC-PCHAC  BIO
Former APC President (2021-2022)

Association of Professional Chaplains

India Harris-Jones,  BIO
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
Manager of Health Equity & Diversity

Kashelle Lockman, PharmD, MA BIO
Society of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists (SPPCP)
Clinical Assistant Professor

Sonia Malhotra, MD, MS, FAAP   BIO
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
Assoc. Professor-Internal Med & Pediatrics; Director, Palliative Medicine, UMCNO & Tulane SOMAssoc Program Director, Internal Med-Peds Residency

Ben Marcantonio, MS, MEd, LMFT   BIO
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
COO and Interim CEO

Suzanne Marmo, PhD, LCSW, APHSW-C   BIO
Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN)
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Fairfield University

Lolita Melhado, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN  BIO
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)

Vice President of Clinical Programs at OneAccord Health