Team Photo SmallSusan Sharp, R.N. – Owner

Susan was the driving force for the creation of Genesis HospiceCare in 1995. Having started Genesis HomeCare in 1992, she realized that hospice care was truly her passion and calling. Using the resources and contacts that she had made over many years in nursing she formed Genesis HospiceCare. Susan remains as an active, participating owner.

Stephanie Roberts, R.N. – Owner

Stephanie has been a R.N. for many years in the East Texas area and has an extensive background in ICU, marketing and business. Along with Susan, Stephanie recognized the need for a local hospice that fully understood the needs of her community. 

Norman L. Jennings, M.D. – Owner

Dr. Jennings is one of the founding partners of Genesis HospiceCare. Dr. Jennings shared the vision that hospice should be a holistic, patient centered approach. He is an active Medical Director as well as maintaining an active family practice at Lakeland Medical Associates in Athens, TX.

Terri Eckert, M.D. – Medical Director

Dr. Eckert has been an active, participating member of Genesis HospiceCare team since 1998. Dr. Eckert has a strong background with her medical practice and geriatric experience. She specializes in Sub-Acute Care, Pain Managemnt,  Dementia Care and Pallative/Hospice medicine. 

Patti Jones, R.N. – Supervising Nurse

Patti has been with Genesis HospiceCare since its inception.  She has a passion for hospice and is a tireless advocate for her patients.  Patti began as a field nurse over 24 years ago and now serves at the Supervising Nurse for Genesis Hospice.