Membership & Communication Chair

Matt Whitaker is an end of life educator with extensive experience in health policy and advocacy.  Matt has spoken at numerous conferences on bioethics and person-centered care across the country and testified as an expert resource on end of life choice to numerous legislative committees. He is a highly sought out speaker and has spoken at over 50 conferences in the last 4 years and been quoted as an expert in over 200 media pieces including the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, CNN, The Washington Post and Newsweek. Matt is a board certified music therapist with clinical experience in palliative care and hospice and has a passion for improving end-of-life care through patient empowerment and education. A Georgia native, Matt is a graduate of the University of Georgia, a graduate student in Integrative Theology at the Twin Cities School of Theology and has a specialty certificate in Palliative Care Chaplaincy.