New Hospice Medical Director for Hancock County Homecare and Hospice

Brewer, Maine (April 11, 2016) – VNA Home Health Hospice is pleased to announce that Vanessa C. Little, DO, has been selected as hospice medical director for Hancock County Homecare and Hospice.

Dr. Little is a boarDr. Littled certified family physician and is also board certified in hospice and palliative medicine. She has been dedicated to hospice and palliative care for the past eight years beginning as a hospice and palliative medicine fellow at the University of Connecticut. From there, she moved to California as a hospice physician at Pathways Home Health and Hospice and then to El Camino Hospital as co-medical director of Palliative Care. Her most recent experience was as chief medical director at Hospice of Santa Cruz County.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Little join our hospice and palliative care team” said Colleen Hilton, RN, president and CEO of VNA Home Health Hospice. “Dr. Little’s extensive experience in hospice and palliative care make her uniquely qualified for this position.”

“We are excited to raise our daughters in Bar Harbor, a place defined by beauty, nature, and community; we love it here,” said Dr. Little. She moved back to Maine two years ago with her husband, Nathan Donaldson, DO, and their two daughters, Matie and Allie.