Lynn Reinke, PhD, ARNP, FAAN
Dr. Reinke is currently an Investigator in Health Services R&D at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing's Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Information Systems at the University of Washington in Seattle.
She is recognized nationally and internationally for advancing science and practice in palliative and hospice care. Dr. Reinke is an expert in dyspnea management and the development and testing of nurse-led programs for patients with advanced serious illnesses, specifically those with lung cancer, COPD and multi-morbidities. Her programs are geared toward enhancing primary palliative as well as specialty hospice and palliative care. Dr. Reinke completed a health policy fellowship that focused on improving access to community palliative care services and the provision of value-based care for seriously ill older adults.
Dr. Reinke was a 2014 recipient of the Cambia Healthcare Foundation Sojourns Scholars Leadership award. She is the co-director of the Palliative Care Training Center at the University of Washington, has served on the Board of Directors for the American Thoracic Society, and is a member of the HPNA Leadership Development Task Force. Dr. Reinke is committed to HPNA’s mission of advancing expert care in serious illness and will contribute to the board by lending her leadership, research, and policy expertise to help give a greater voice to hospice and palliative nurses in our healthcare system, advocate for our patients, and grow and advance our profession.