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Jo Ann Namm

Jo Ann Namm, M.S., C.C.L.S.

Child Life Program Supervisor and Child Life Specialist, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
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Jo Ann Namm, M.S., C.C.L.S., is a child life specialist and supervisor with expertise in child life development, bereavement and grief. Her research focus is bereavement in adolescent young adults. Namm established City of Hope's Child Life program in 2003 to provide support for pediatric patients and the children of adult patients being treated at City of Hope. Prior to coming to City of Hope, Namm was a child life specialist at Citrus Valley Medical Center. She received her B.S. degree in child life studies and her M.S. degree in child development, both from the University of La Verne.
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