Our People


Scott Lofland
Director of Palliative Care Operations

Scott Lofland, MBA, is an Air Force veteran with extensive experience in logistics. During his 14 years in the military, he managed operations and evaluated processes for challenged departments, addressing and correcting issues with accounting, quality assurance, and overall deployment readiness.

As a result of these efforts, he touts the benefits of good leadership and believes that staff development is critical to exceptional care and service.

Scott has been with Life Transitions since 2013 and has also contributed his time and skills to finance and project management.

In addition to an MBA, Scott holds a graduate-level certificate in Health Services Management.


John Morris, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. John Morris, FAAHPM, is passionate about the benefits of palliative care for patients, families, and clinicians. Since 2003, he has been instrumental in developing palliative programs in hospitals and communities in North and South Carolina. He also teaches experiential courses advocating excellence in palliative care to national audiences.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Dr. Morris completed his internal medicine residency and pulmonary medicine fellowship at Wake Forest University. He is Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, sleep medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Morris also earned a Master’s degree in leadership from the Thayer Institute.

NURSE practitioners

Life Transitions trusts a skilled team of nurse practitioners to care for patients throughout our 10-county service area. These professionals are devoted to the patients they serve, offering them the utmost care and attention. They also do the important work of helping patients and their families understand disease progression, symptom management, pain relief, and the specific needs of individual diagnoses.