Carol D. SpenceVice President | Alexandria, Virginia
Carol Spence, PhD, is Vice President for Research and Quality at NHPCO, and is responsible for NHPCO performance measurement development and implementation activities and in addition to all other NHPCO research and quality activities. Carol has many years of clinical experience as a hospice nurse. She served on the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses for six years and is past chair of the Examination Development Committee for the certification examination for advanced practice hospice and palliative nurses. She has experience in research design, plus developing, implementing, and managing both field research projects and performance measures at a national level. Carol holds a doctoral degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and holds a Master of Science degree in mental health nursing.