Palliative care expert Dr. Alison Lauber has joined Hope Hospice as Associate Medical Director.

Dr. Lauber’s primary area for providing care and support to patients and families will be in the Lehigh Acres and Clewiston areas. “Dr. Lauber is highly experienced in family health care as well as hospice,” according to Hope President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith. “She is an expert in providing person-centered care, giving people dignity and comfort when they need it most.”

Most recently Dr. Lauber served as Associate Medical Director at Haven Hospice, headquartered in Gainesville. Previously she served as the Director of the Palliative Consult Service at the Medical College of Georgia, the state’s largest academic medical facility, where she had also received her medical degree. Dr. Lauber holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Hope is the only hospice authorized by the State of Florida to serve Lee, Glades and Hendry counties. For more than 30 years, Hope has provided end-of-life care, comfort and support for patients and their families.