About Us

About Unity Palliative Care

A Trusted Team of Professionals
A Trusted Team of Professionals

Unity Palliative Care is a team of physicians, nurses and social workers who provide medical care and support for people with serious illness and their families. We provide treatment to relieve pain and other symptoms associated with serious illness.

It can and should be provided together with curative treatment.  Palliative Care supports the patient and family by helping them to understand treatment options and choices.  Palliative care can also help meet emotional and spiritual needs as well.

We are committed to the provision of compassionate care to our patients and their families by enhancing the quality of life through consultation, support, and education.

Our Management Team:

PATRICIA SHERMAN, MSN, RN | Founder & CEO


OFFICE:   (901) 756-7322

EMAIL

Patricia was born and raised in Memphis. Then after 17 years of travel (with her military husband), she came back home and has lived in Tennessee and Mississippi since then.

 

Education:

  • San Jose State University  –  Master’s Degree in Community Health Nursing and Nursing Administration
  • California State University  –  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • California State University –  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Over 30 Years Nursing Experience including:

  • Emergency Room Nursing
  • Coronary Care Nursing
  • Home Health & Hospice
  • Home Health and Hospice start-up for hospitals and free standing facilities

KRISTAN PERKINS | Chief Operating Officer

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Kristan has worked with the company for 10 years.  She is a University of Memphis graduate with a Bachelor Degree of Professional Studies, majoring in Healthcare Administration.

Kristan has a passion for working in the healthcare industry. She is involved with the day-to-day operations of the company.

 

SHERRY KNIGHT | Chief Administrative Officer

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Sherry has worked in the healthcare industry for 20 plus years. She has worked with the company for 15 years. She oversees the Human Resources department and payroll.

 

JOHN M. PERKINS II, MBA | Chief Financial Officer

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John has worked with the company for 10 years focusing on the financial and IT aspects of the organization.  He has worked in the healthcare industry 15+ years.  He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Union University and Bachelor’s Degrees in both Accounting and Management from the University of Memphis.