Hearth Hospice Names Dr. Haun As Medical Director

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Hearth Hospice, with expanding service levels for hospice care in the North Georgia and Tennessee Valley regions, has named Dr. Julie Haun as Medical Director. Dr. Haun has worked in hospice and palliative care since 2007 and earned her hospice and palliative care board certification in 2010. 

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Haun also works in private practice with Galen Medical in Hixson, Tennessee. Dr. Haun grew up in Chattanooga and is married with three children. 

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Haun to our team at Hearth Hospice,” said Dr. Deanna Duncan, President and CEO of Hearth Hospice. “With her extensive experience in hospice and palliative care, she adds to our team’s ability to provide the best care in our area. Because Hearth Hospice is physician owned and operated, Hearth's foundation is uniquely prepared to support our patients as well as those who serve them.” 

Dr. Haun graduated from University of Tennessee Chattanooga in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and minors in Biology and Art History. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 2000 and went on to earn her board certification in Family medicine in 2003 from the Erlanger Family Medicine Program.


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