Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN
Terri Maxwell is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Weatherbee Resources, Inc. and the Hospice Education Network, Inc. In this position, Terri is responsible for directing the companies’ strategic initiatives, including improving operational models and developing products and services that meet the evolving needs of the hospice and palliative care communities. Terri is a widely published author and presenter at national meetings with a wealth of experience in clinical initiatives, program development, patient services, community relations, and strategic planning.
Before joining Weatherbee, Terri was Vice President of Clinical Initiatives at Hospice Pharmacia, a division of excelleRx, Inc. where she worked with Hospice Pharmacia’s clients and client-facing teams to develop clinical services and products for the company.
Terri also previously served as the Executive Director for the Center for Palliative Care at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. At Jefferson, she developed a palliative care curriculum for the medical college and was instrumental in developing hospital-based palliative care services for the Jefferson Health System. During this time, Terri was named a Project on Death in America (PDIA) faculty scholar from Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundation. As a PDIA scholar, Terri led a system-wide quality assessment/performance improvement project to measure and improve end-of-life care.
Throughout her 30 years of healthcare experience, Terri has led and contributed to projects to improve end-of-life care through state-supported initiatives and media events. She contributed to the development of the advanced practice palliative care nursing certification exam and serves on NHPCO's Research Committee and QAPI NCHPP Steering Committee.
Terri received her BSN from the of University of Rhode Island, and a master’s degree in nursing and a doctorate in nursing science from the University of Pennsylvania.