Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA
Executive Director, California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care
Jennifer Moore Ballentine has been executive director of the California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care since 2017. She previously served as director of programs for the Colorado Center for Hospice and Palliative Care and executive director of the Life Quality Institute, a professional learning organization focused on embedding palliative care content into medical, nursing, and allied health curricula and providing comprehensive skills-based education to working clinicians.
From 2010 to 2017, Jennifer chaired the Colorado Advance Directives Consortium, which reviewed and overhauled the state’s advance directive statutes and established the Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (POLST paradigm) program via legislative act.