Joel Knerr, MD has served as Community Health Professionals' Hospice Medical Director since the program was established in 1985. Dr. Knerr established his practice of Family Medicine in Ottoville, Oh. in March 1984. A Fellow of the American Board of Family Practice, Dr. Knerr is a 1980 graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and completed residencies at Fort Wayne, Ind. Medical Education Program and St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.