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Tina Roth

Tina Roth

Position: Clinical Social Worker

Organization: St Jude Heritage Medical Group


Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
On a daily basis, Tina is lending her support, knowledge, resources, and compassion to the most disenfranchised senior patients in our healthcare system. Her client population consists of seniors with behavioral health issues to dementia; seniors who are physically, emotionally, financially abused or neglected; to seniors who are suffering from chronic to terminal illness.

What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
Tina is a Polst Champion and continues to dedicate her countless time and energy towards educating patients, healthcare practitioners, and the community at large regarding the need for this most difficult but very necessary conversation. Tina believes in quality of life vs quantity of life and is unyielding in her focus of End of Life care communication and education.