Catherine Y. Hamel
President Gilchrist/VP Continuing Care
As president of Gilchrist, Catherine Hamel has guided the state’s largest hospice care provider to new heights, overseeing the opening of new pediatric, music and transitional care programs.
Hamel’s work has made Gilchrist a national leader in hospice care, said Redonda G. Miller, president of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Hamel has “significantly expanded the quality options available to individuals struggling with chronic, serious and terminal illness in Central Maryland.”
In 2011, the American Hospital Association’s honored Gilchrist with its Circle of Life Award, which recognizes innovative palliative and end-of-life care.