Martha Danhof, DO
Dr. Martha Danhof is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice Palliative Care Medicine. Following graduation from SMU, she worked as the amino acid analyzer technician in the Department of Microbiology at UTSW and then transitioned to graduate work in the microbiology department working on viral molecular genetics. Her desire to pursue a medical career was finally realized after attending TCOM and graduating from UNTHSC-TCOM. She completed internship and residency at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, where she served as Chief resident in her final year of training. Dr. Danhof spent the first four-years post training as a Primary Care Physician in Allen, Texas. She then accepted a position at UNTHSC -TCOM, where she taught in the Internal Medicine department. Following, Dr. Danhof transitioned to hospital medicine, where she worked for the next 15 years. During her time as a hospitalist, she established the Palliative Care program at Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Danhof has had a passion for palliative care and hospice her entire career and feel there is great misunderstanding as to when and what palliative care can offer.
Dr. Danhof discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.