The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) is dedicated to the ideal that all Americans with advanced illness, especially the sickest and most vulnerable, receive comprehensive, high-quality, person- and family-centered care that is consistent with their goals and values and honors their dignity.

Episode 45: Marian Grant, DNP, C-TAC: Senior Regulatory Advisor

Marian Grant is a nurse practitioner (NP) dually certified in Acute Care and Palliative Care/Hospice. She is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and is also a nurse practitioner on the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Palliative Care Service. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow and worked in Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office on Capitol Hill and then as an INSPIRE fellow at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) on their Hospice demonstration in 2015.

Grant received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Maryland, and her Masters and Bachelors in Nursing degrees from the Johns Hopkins University. She is a co-author of The Hospice and Palliative Care Approach to Serious Illness, has done research as an online palliative care nurse practitioner on the Johns Hopkins Pancreatic Cancer website, and blogged for the Journal of Palliative Medicine. Before becoming a nurse, Dr. Grant received a Bachelors in Science from Miami University in mass communication and had a career in advertising and marketing for the Procter & Gamble Company.