Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council

The Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council is composed of nine members: The House Health and Human Services chair, Senate Health and Human Services chair, two members appointed by the Speaker of the House, two  members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and 3 members appointed by the Governor.

The Council will consult with and advise the Department of Community Health (DCH) on matters related to the establishment, maintenance, operation, and outcomes evaluation of palliative care initiatives in this state. 

 

Council Members
Dr. Tammie Quest, Emory Palliative Care Center,  Jamie Cramer, Senior Services Manager for Gwinnett County, Vice-Chair
Rep. Sharon Cooper  Sen. Renee Unterman 
Sen. Dean Burke  Sen. Freedie Powell Sims
Dr. Khaliah Johnson Dr. Kelly Erola, Chief Medical Officer for Hospice Savannah
Dr. Sharon Beall, Hospice Medical Director for Affinis Hospice-Augusta  

 

Meeting Minutes