KERRY G. HJELMGREN is Research Associate and Website Designer at MCHCE. Kerry received her B.A. in English and Philosophy from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. For over a decade, she was responsible for healthcare staff education and online coursework development at Northfield Hospital & Clinics. She currently serves the communities of Faribault and Owatonna as the Honoring Choices Advance Care Planning Program Coordinator. Kerry’s professional interests stem from her work in healthcare education and her four years serving on the interdisciplinary team of Northfield Hospice as Volunteer Coordinator. She is working on a graduate certificate in Applied Thanatology from the University of Maryland.