Gina Andres received her BSW from Chapman College in Orange, CA, and her master’s degree in Social Work from San Diego State University. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Gina has over 30 years of healthcare experience, working in hospice, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and homecare. Throughout her career she has worked in senior management positions for large health care organizations. Gina was past Regional Director for the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association, and past President for the Association for Social Work Leaders in Health Care- Southern California. She has served as a field supervisor and adjunct professor for both California State University Long Beach, UCLA, and USC, supervising MSW interns for the past 25 years. Gina has delivered multiple presentations at the state and national level on social work issues, psycho-social issues, mentoring, music therapy, hospice and end of life care.