Catherina Madani & Genny Mahmud
About the Chairs:
Catie is originally from Hingham, Massachusetts. She moved to San Diego in 1999 to work at UCSD in Thornton Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. She continues to work part-time as a nurse educator and mentor at UCSD, and at SDSU’s School of Nursing in their graduate program. She has been active in several nursing and healthcare related organizations and is passionate about nursing, education, and spreading the word regarding the positive impact of palliative care on the lives of people living with serious illness. Other activities and interests include traveling with her husband, learning from her friends, tea parties with her daughter, and good conversation with her son.
Genny Mahmud grew up in San Diego where she now lives with her husband and children. Genny has been an educator for the last twenty years, working in local schools as a middle school teacher. She enjoys traveling, reading and working with children.
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