Palliative Care Specialist Bios
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Doanld F. D'Aquila, PharmD, RRT
Don D'Aquila earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland where he completed specialized training in pain management, palliative and hospice pharmacotherapy. Now specializing in palliative care and pain management services, he also provides pharmacy consulting for Talbot Hospice Foundation and teaches at Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Contact: 410-430-2836
Madeline Steffens, BSN, RN, CHPN
Madeline Steffens provides support, education and development for the Palliative Care program by collaborating with hospital staff and community resources to provide quality care to our inpatient population. Certified in palliative care, she also speaks to organizations and clubs to educate local citizens about its practice.
Monick Conway, MSW, LCSW-C
Monick Conway is well-versed in the complexities of the healthcare system from her time as a medical and nursing home social worker. Monick is committed to helping patients with chronic and life limiting illnesses navigate the system, and also to providing them with the tools and resources to live their best life.
Sarah Hopkins, LCSW-C
Sarah Hopkins began her career at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in 2002, before transitioning to the Palliative Care team in 2020. She is committed to helping patients navigate living with a chronic or serious illness by providing the tools and resources to enhance and help patients live their best life.