Beth McLaughlin, M.D.
Medical Director & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Beth McLaughlin is Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve. She directs patient medical care and administrative management of physicians, nurse practitioners and the group practice manager. Prior to the appointment, she worked at University Hospitals on the Palliative Care Consult Service, as the Hospice Medical Director, and on a CMS Health Care Innovation Grant focusing on early palliative care and care coordination in advanced cancer patients at Seidman Cancer Center. Dr. McLaughlin earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Board Certified in Family Medicine.

 
Sarah Blowers
Nurse Practitioner

Sarah Blowers is a Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio.

 
Richard Christie, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Richard “Dick” Christie is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve. Dr. Christie is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine.

 
Kevin Dieter, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Dieter is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve and directs patient medical care at the David Simpson Hospice House inpatient care unit. He is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Dieter earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio.

 
Dann Ganzhorn, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Dann Ganzhorn is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve. He is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Ganzhorn earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Wright State University’s College of Medicine in Dayton.

 
Frederick Heineman, M.D.
Hospice Physician

Dr. Frederick Heineman is a Hospice Physician at Hospice of the Western Reserve. He is Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Heineman earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Wayne State University in Detroit.

 
Tamara Howell
Certified Nurse Practitioner

Tamara Howell is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Maryville University, Maryville, Missouri.

 
Marina Lazbin, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Marina Lazbin is an Associate Medical Director at the Hospice of the Western Reserve. She is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Lazbin earned her Medical Degree at the Latvian Academy of Medicine in Riga, Latvia.

 
Kenelm F. McCormick, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Kenelm “Ken” McCormick is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve. He is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. McCormick earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University in Dayton.

 
Audrey Miller
Nurse Practitioner

Audrey Miller is a Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, and a Master of Science degree in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

 
Micaela Pap
Nurse Practitioner

Micaela Pap is a Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve and directs patient medical care at the David Simpson Hospice House inpatient care unit. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

 
Julie Seed
Certified Nurse Practitioner

Julie Seed is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve, as well as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse. She directs patient medical care at the Ames Family Hospice House inpatient care unit. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Kent State University.

 
Melissa Sobel
Certified Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Sobel is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve, as well as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Syracuse University College of Nursing, Syracuse, New York, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

 
Jeannette Spreng, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Jeannette Spreng is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve and directs patient medical care at the Ames Family Hospice House inpatient care unit. She is Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Spreng earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.

 
Florin Ioan Susoiu Tcaciuc, M.D.
Associate Medical Director

Dr. Florin Ioan Susoiu Tcaciuc is an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve. He is Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Susoiu Tcaciuc earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania.

 
Erin Welo
Nurse Practitioner

Erin Welo is a Nurse Practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nursing from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio.