Great Lakes Lecture Series to Host CEO of Hospice of the Western Reserve
(PAINESVILLE, Ohio) – David Simpson, chief executive officer of Hospice of the Western Reserve will discuss the topic “Is Death Inevitable?” on Thursday, February 15, from 7:30-9 p.m. at Lakeland Community College in room H101. The address is free and open to the public and is part of the Great Lakes Lecture Series, sponsored by Lake Erie College, Lakeland Community College and Lake Hospital Systems.
As CEO of Hospice of the Western Reserve since 1985, Simpson has been active in promoting quality end-of-life care through the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Board where he was a member from 1994-2000. He is a member of the Center to Advance Palliative Care’s National Advisory Committee and has received many awards recognizing his dedication and contributions to end-of-life care.
Prior to his career in hospice, Simpson worked in the alcoholism and chemical dependency field for twelve years and served as director of an adolescent chemical dependency program.
Simpson is a 1966 graduate of Ottowa University in Canada and holds a master degree from Kent State University. He is fluent in French, and enjoys golf and hiking in his spare time. He resides in Kirtland, Ohio with his wife, Margaret.
Reservations to the free event are not required, but seating is limited. For more information about this lecture and other presentations planned, visit www.lakelandcc.edu/glls or call Dr. Jennifer Forster at 440-525-7199.