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Griffin Named Associate Medical Director of Memorial Home Services Hospice

July 24, 2012

Dr. Anthony Griffin has been named an associate medical director of Memorial Home Services Hospice.

Griffin is an internal medicine physician with Jacksonville Family Medical Associates, part of Memorial Physician Services. He joins the hospice program's current associate medical directors, Dr. Mary Bretscher and Dr. Rick DelValle. 

Griffin will direct the care of patients in Jacksonville and the surrounding region.

"Over the past year, our hospice program has experienced much growth," said Dr. Leonard Giannone, medical director of Memorial Home Services Hospice. "Dr. Griffin's leadership will help us ensure that our growing number of patients and their families benefit from the specialized physical, spiritual and emotional services provided by hospice."

Griffin received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and is board certified in internal medicine.

Prior to coming to Jacksonville Family Medical Associates, Griffin served as a primary care physician at the DuPage Medical Group in Glen Ellyn. He also served as an attending physician at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

While there, Griffin was medical director for Havana Medical Associates and president of Healthcare Network Associates of Central Illinois, now known as Memorial Physician Services.

Memorial Home Services is one of six affiliates of Memorial Health System, a community-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to patient care, education and research.

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