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The Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association is pleased to announce that their official publication,The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, has both a new Editor and Publisher. Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN was appointed Editor-in-Chief on July 1, 2001, concurrent with the announcement that Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins will assume publication responsibility with Volume 4, Issue 1. The journal will be re-launched with this issue, scheduled for publication in the first quarter of 2002.


With the re-launch, The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing will have a totally new design and several new features. The Editor-in-Chief is actively recruiting nurses with expertise in hospice and palliative nursing to serve as authors, manuscript reviewers, and editorial board members. If you are interested in pursuing one of these opportunities, please contact the Editor directly for more information.


Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN


Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing


University of Southern Maine


96 Falmouth Street


PO Box 9300


Portland, ME 04104-9300


Phone: (207) 780-4568


Fax: (207) 228-8231




E-mail inquiries are acceptable, and encouraged.