Patricia Christy

Patricia Christy

Executive Director


Patricia Christy, BSN RN CHPCA, is executive director for our Eastern Iowa program, overseeing operations in 28 counties. Patricia earned her BSN from of the University of Illinois College of Nursing in 1989. Previously, she received her diploma in nursing from the Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing in 1974.


Patricia is an active leader in hospice, home care, oncology and holistic nursing. She is one of the Great Iowa Nurses from its inaugural year in 2005 and has current and past certifications in oncology nursing, hospice and palliative care nursing both clinically and administratively, holistic nursing, and integrative therapies including aromatherapy and reiki. Patricia is married and has 6 children, 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Her personal passions include family, gardening, herbalism and social justice.

Keri Ganoe, RN

Keri Ganoe

Keri Ganoe, RN

Director of Clinical Services


Keri Ganoe is director of clinical services for Compassus – Cedar Rapids, where she is devoted to providing compassionate, quality care to patients and their loved ones. In this role, Keri oversees the interdisciplinary team of health care providers, including nurses, hospice aides, chaplains and social workers, to ensure patients receive the highest quality care. She develops care plans to meet the individual needs of patients and to provide them and their families with the comfort and support needed to have a meaningful end-of-life experience.


Prior to joining Compassus in 2014, Keri worked in the Quad Cities area providing cardiac care. She earned her degree from Kirkwood Community College. 

Mashell Belzer, RN

Mashell Belzer

Mashell Belzer, RN

Managing Clinical Director


Mashell Belzer is the director of clinical services for Iowa. A graduate of Southeastern Community College, Mashell has focused the majority of her nursing career on long-term care and has extensive experience leading successful teams. In her role, Mashell strives to ensure patients receive the care they deserve to preserve quality of life in their end-of-life journey.

Tiffany Halvorson, RN

Halvorson

Tiffany Halvorson, RN

Admissions Coordinator


Tiffany's clinical hospice experience makes her uniquely qualified to coordinate care that ensures the best quality of life for patients and their families. She is a Washington native who began her career as a photographer in the obstetric units at local hospitals. She later pursued a nursing degree at Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar. She returned to Washington after graduation to raise her three children. She joined Compassus in April 2017.